Black Summer Is Coming Again

Netflix’s Black Summer was likely akin to a breath of fresh air for zombie fans, which is interesting when you consider that it was created by The Asylum, a studio known primarily for knockoff shlock like Atlantic Rim (Pacific Rim), Operation Dunkirk (Dunkirk), Z Nation (The Walking Dead), Titanic II (Titanic) and the Sharknado movies. […]

An Asylum Used To House Insane People…

And as far as I am aware, they still do though it’s also the name of a studio that seems to operate on a similar principal.  What they are known for doing is taking a more established property, like “Battleship,” “Robocop” or “Pacific Rim” and regurgitating “American Warship (which was called ‘American Battleship’ before Universal’s […]

‘Helix’ Trailer

SyFy (which made a lot more sense when it was called ‘Sci-Fi’) feels like a network run by schizophrenics.  On one hand you have Asylum features like “Sharknado” and “Atlantic Rim,” movies with bad acting, schlocky premises and very unspecial special effects.  On the other you have series like the remarkable reboot of “Battlestar Galactica.” […]