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Hellbent For Horror: End of the Year Recap

Damien Glonek
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Recently I was invited to be a guest on the Hellbent for Horror End of the Year Edition podcast, where myself and four other colleagues discussed some of the finer and not-so-finer movies that were released in 2016. While you might not be aware of it, according to wikipedia 113 horror movies were released last year. […]

How Everyone Got a Happy Ending

Brando Calrissian
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It’s been almost 4 years since How I Met Your Mother aired it’s final episode and the fate of the gang, including the titular mother was revealed. I was visiting my sister today when that final episode was on and we chatted while it played in the background. As the final credits rolled and pictures […]

The Hateful Thing – Visual Similarities Between Two Films

Doug L.
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I stumbled upon this clever short video today on the internet, and it is a real treat for cinephiles like me. The Hateful Thing is a short film connecting the visuals of John Carpenter’s 1982 masterpiece The Thing and Quentin Tarantino’s latest opus The Hateful Eight. The editor here does a really terrific job of […]

The 5 Best Fictional Presidents

Militant Ginger
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Who is the greatest fictional president of all time? It’s election day here in the United States, and after being on double, triple, quadruple super secret probation, I’ve been warned by the Editor in Chief (I mean Chief Editor) Doug that if I post anything political, he and I are going to have an Alexander Hamilton/Aaron […]

Ant-Man’s Fluid Physics

Militant Ginger
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Wait… Ant-Man’s physics MAKE NO SENSE!   Last summer’s Ant-Man was one of the unexpected delights of the Marvel cinematic universe. Not only did it give us the one founding member The Avengers had been missing (albeit in the form of a different incarnation of the hero) it was also one of the funniest, and […]

Welcome to Echo Base

Militant Ginger
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One question we get a lot is: “Where does your website’s name come from?” Most Star Wars fans vaguely recognize the reference, but only the elite remember exactly where the name comes from – the base on Hoth that the rebels escaped from in The Empire Strikes Back. So here’s a little history… The famous climax […]

Halloween In Small Town America Is Such A Treat

Wiizzy Wiig
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Lambertville, NJ I can only hope that we all live in or near a small town somewhere in America, because that’s where you’ll find a thriving spirit for all things Halloween. That’s not to say that the bright lights of a big city isn’t just as amazing but there’s something nostalgic and heart felt about the […]

Marvel’s Monsters are Awesome

Christopher Peruzzi
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Marvel deserves a lot of Credit for Bringing Monsters Back to Comics I had to write this article. I wasn’t going to, but it’s Halloween today and I owe it to you. First of all, comic books and horror stories go together like peanut butter and jelly, death and taxes, sex and headaches… Well, strike […]

31 Nights of Halloween Horror part 31: Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things

Damien Glonek
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The movie starts in a fog-filled graveyard at night with some ominous music. A caretaker sees someone with their back turned standing in the distance, he cautiously approaches and taps the person on the shoulder. With a loud scream, the person turns to reveal a hideous zombie face zooming into the camera and the title Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things appears on the screen.