The Haunting of Bly Manor—A Great New Entry in the Budding Anthology Franchise

One of the highlights for the horror genre in the past couple of years was the Netflix original The Haunting of Hill House—loosely based on the book of the same name by Shirley Jackson. It was a show that was a hit with audiences and critics alike and left everyone clamoring for more Netflix original …

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The Boys (Season 2)—A Diabolically Brilliant Season of Television

By far one of the greatest shows in both the comic book genre and in Amazon's catalogue was and remains to be The Boys. When season 1 hit last year, it took the world by storm with its hard-R spin on the superhero tropes that our culture has been absolutely obsessed with, particularly in these …

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Mulan (2020)—A Fantastic Remake Of Disney’s Animated Classic

One of Disney's greatest decades in animation was the 1990's with classics like The Lion King (1994), Aladdin (1992), and Beauty and the Beast (1991). For me, one of my favorite films during this time was 1998's Mulan, and now, Mulan has taken its place as the most recent of the 90's Disney lineup to …

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Tenet—Christopher Nolan’s Latest Is A Brain-Bending Spy Thriller That Will Leave You Thinking For Days

Arguably, one of the best directors in the business right now is Christopher Nolan. Every film he has directed has been unbelievably great (subjectively of course), and each carry his very distinct style of filmmaking. So, with his amazing track record of projects, Tenet had become one of the most anticipated films of the year …

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The New Mutants—Fox’s Era of X-Men Doesn’t Stick the Landing In Its Final Hours

The movie that started off the the surge of comic book films was Fox's X-Men back in 2000, for it showed studios that they could make profitable, well-received, and mature films out of the properties. From there, Fox spawned two direct sequels, a three-film Wolverine series (Logan (2017) being the best live-action comic book film), …

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The Umbrella Academy (Season 2)—Another Glorious Season of One of the Greatest Comic Book Shows of All-Time

One of the best Netflix shows that took the world by storm last year (2019 was a fantastic year to be a Netflix subscriber) was the first season of The Umbrella Academy, based on the Dark Horse comic book of the same name by Gerard Way. Filled with great quirky humor, lovable characters, and a …

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Artemis Fowl—A Foul Disgrace to Moviemaking and the Fantasy Genre

The popular YA book series from Eoin Colfer was one of my favorites growing up as it was a very different take on the fantasy genre than what the Harry Potter , The Lord of the Rings, and Inheritance Cycle series gave us. Artemis Fowl was inventive, funny, and an overall enjoyable book series that …

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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (Season 1)—While Falling Occasionally Offbeat, This Show Hits the High Notes

Most of the attention on NBC this year has been on their recently launched Peacock service. Despite many annoyances plaguing audiences with the streaming limitations placed on the service, they have intrigued many to sign-up with their library of content, which includes favorites like Parks and Recreation, Monk, Psych, and many more. However, in their …

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Love, Victor (Season 1)—A New Gay Story That Falls Into the Same Pitfalls as the Film It Derives From

One of the biggest out-of-nowhere hits of 2018 was Love, Simon, based on the best-selling novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. It is quite the understatement to say this was a much needed film for the LGBTQA+ community as we have seen little to no representation in Hollywood outside of super-depressing …

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Guns Akimbo—A Movie About Twitch Chat on Steroids

Most people, at some point or another, have come across some sort of internet troll. If you are anything like me, I often find myself wondering what spineless lowlifes are behind the malicious keyboard attacks and what would happen if they were found out. Well, Guns Akimbo is a movie from New Zealand that does …

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