Crowning The King of Spies

Remember when Netflix cancelled Jupiter’s Legacy (2021) after a single season? I do because it wasn’t that long ago and I thought that it was a bit premature (though considering the production issues connected to the series – which came out after the fact – I shouldn’t be too surprised) though I didn’t think they’d […]

Is Guillermo Del Toro Moving Away From Genre Movies?

I don’t think it’s hyperbole if one were to say Guillermo Del Toro is among the most renown directors of the fantastic working today. Since his first feature film, 1993’s Chronos, the Mexican auteur has been well represented in the worlds of horror and the uncanny. Then there was 2015’s Crimson Peak, which was a […]

REView: Things Heard & Seen (2021) | A Beautiful Mess

No one can every accuse Netflix of not investing money in their movies and series because Things Heard & Seen is gorgeous and gorgeously shot (by Director of Photography Larry Smith). It’s also particularly well-acted (Amanda Seyfried and James Norton bring more gravitas to the material than it deserves) though because we can’t have nice […]

Trailer Into REaction: The Deep Ones (2020) | Official Trailer

H.P. Lovecraft is an interesting writer in I suspect that if it weren’t for his racism his writing wouldn’t have been as memorable, as haunting as it is. Because underlying his eldritch horrors is a fear of the unknown, of terrors beyond comprehension, an “other” which if you look deeper you’ll likely realize are inferences […]

My Two Cents | Is “The Boys” A Children’s Show?

This article contains mild spoilers for the most recent season of Amazon’s The Boys. Recently I finished the Second Season of Amazon’s The Boys, and while I for the most part enjoyed it, I also found it somewhat infantile, which is odd because if you’ve read any of the work of Garth Ennis – the […]