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Review: Color Out of Space

Richard Stanley's 1990 cult hit Hardware and follow-up Dust Devil have careful threads that artistically weave pulp, world-building, and theme together. Hardware is at once a grimy hard rock music video of a killer robot movie and a trippy,...

 
 
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Doctor Who Recap (Season 12, Episode 4)

I was so happy to see the Doctor and friends go on an adventure with Nikola Tesla this week. It was a real treat, and a major step up from last week. I enjoy when Doctor Who takes the time to give us a glimpse into the lives of historical f...

 
 
 
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Review: The Wave

We all know without argument that doing drugs is both fun and cool--but can it make you a better person? The Wave seeks to answer this question as lawyer Frank (Justin Long) skips out on his wife for a night so he can drink, make out with a...

 
 
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Doctor Who Recap (Season 12, Episode 3)

This week Doctor Who saw our heroes on vacation on the planet known as Orphan 55. Let’s be honest, after last week, the Doctor really needed a holiday. Of course, as with nearly all of the Doctor’s relaxation time...

 
 
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Two unannounced Star Trek shows are in development

Star Trek: Picard is about to start streaming. Star Trek: Discovery has a third season in production. This week we learned that two additional, unannounced, live action shows are in development. It's a good time to be a Star Trek fan.

 
 
 
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Recap: Doctor Who (Season 12, Episode 2)

Last week, we were left with the Doctor in a precarious position. She was trapped in a mysterious place. Meanwhile, her companions were in a plane moving rapidly towards the ground (and without a cockpit, to boot). This week, the Doctor is ...

 
 
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Review: Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker

In my review for The Force Awakens I concluded by saying that the film was a strong blend of nostalgia and modernity, mixing our love for the original trilogy with a host of new characters and ideas. My concern then was that Disney would no...

 
 
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Yup, Nicolas Cage-led Color Out of Space looks super wild

We now have our fist official look at Color Out of Space, starring Nicolas Cage and directed by Richard Stanley, and it's shaping up to be a trip. The beautiful neon-drenched scenery, bloody and strange hallucinations, and a shotgun freako...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Underwater is a movie that takes place underwater

I swear that the name of the movie Underwater, a film which takes place under the water, is not a gag. It's just that the creators literally could not think of anything more clever than just stating the location of the movie. This is the eq...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Nekrotronic

Despite its blasts of gore and streaks of profanity, Nekrotronic has a pure straight-to-cable energy. Its central conceit of demons attempting to use an app game to infect all the world's souls is cute and novel, the sort of idea that netwo...

 
 
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The Orville is moving to Hulu for its third season

The fallout from Disney buying Fox is far and wide. While the obvious things like the X-Men coming to the MCU are just beginning to roll there's smaller stuff as well. For instance, The Orville is leaving Fox and moving over to Hulu for its...

 
 
 
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Review: Iron Sky: The Coming Race

Hey kids, do you remember Sarah Palin? What feels like centuries ago, in the years bordering 2010, the former Alaska governor became something of a firebrand when she ran with John McCain's doomed 2008 presidential bid. The thought of this ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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A Quiet Place 2 looks to explore the monsters' origins

A Quiet Place is a super great movie that deserved all the praise and success it received last year. We even gave it our coveted Golden Cage for best horror movie! But such success always comes with a sinister caveat--sequels. It's been kno...

 
 
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Try not to explode in the vacuum of space in Assassinaut

A giant bloody eyeball darting around, embedded behind someone's intestines is the sort of image that always gets the attention of a critic with as refined a palate as my own. If you see the above trailer and find it to be too needlessly b...

 
 
 
 
 
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Blood Machines teaser promises a Carpenter Brut score

Carpenter Brut, a horror synthwave musician who just brings the entire house down, doing the score for some trippy sci-fi epic is one of the coolest prospects I could imagine. This teaser for Shudder's Blood Machines only offers the slimme...

 
 
 
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Terminator: Dark Fate goes hunting in first trailer

Well, if you're going to reignite excitement over a franchise that I'd struggle to still call a franchise at this point this trailer is the way to do it. Taking the cliche tactic of playing a slow, dramatic cover of a song over an action m...

 
 
 
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Review: Perfect

Perfect lets you know what you're in for from its opening shot: A pulsing abstract image with a heavy seizure warning shifts in shape and gains clarity and texture as a ponderous voice recites Bachelor's Degree philosophy about life and lov...

 
 
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Season 3 of The Orville won't warp in until 2020

We learned over the weekend the incredibly awesome news that The Orville will be getting a third season. Everyone was very excited. Well, all the smart people that watch the show because it's the true spiritual successor to all things ...

 
 
 
 
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Twilight Zone Impressions: The Comedian

For the past few years, we've all had our speculative science fiction itch scratched by the return and resurgence of Black Mirror and all of the shows it inspired. But despite having a new show with updated visuals and storytelling techniqu...

 
 




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Awkwafina is Nora from Queens - Season One"She's still Nora from the block"

 

Color Out of Space"Nicolas Cage milks an alpaca"

 

Bad Boys for Life"Bay to the bone"

 

The Wave"Wave it away"

 

Weathering With You"Raindrops keep falling on my head"

 

VHYes"VHellYeah!"

 

Underwater"Dang, ocean, you scary"

 

Like A Boss"Well, it's watchable"

 

1917"The long (take) and winding road"

 

The Mercenary"God told me to kill"

 

Uncut Gems"Tell 'em Howie Bling sent ya"

 

The Witcher - Season One"Toss a coin to your Witcher"

 

Final Space Season 2"Clash of the titans"

 

Cats"Wow"

 

Bombshell"Dirty bomb"

 

South Park - Season 23"Goin on down to Tegridy Farms"

 

6 Underground"Blood, Babes, and Bay"

 

Black Christmas"Paint it black and SHUT THIS DOWN"

 

Dark Waters"The Incredible Hulk vs Systemic Pollution"

 
 
 
 
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