Why You Should Be Watching: Mystery Science Theatre 3000!

Mystery Science Theatre 3000 has returned to Netflix! The show ran from 1988 all the way through to1999 before going off air, seemingly for good. Fortunately, a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2016 has brought the show back to our screens on Netflix. But why should you watch such a show that has been off air for almost twenty years? The premise is simple, some time … Continue reading Why You Should Be Watching: Mystery Science Theatre 3000!

Looking Back: Stoker (2013)

by Ren Zelen “Who in the world am I? Ah, that’s the great puzzle.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Chan-Wook Park’s Korean films, such as the stylishly deranged ‘Vengeance Trilogy’, are gruesome perverse thrillers with well-crafted plots, often wrapped in gorgeous, art-house cinematography, ‘Oldboy’ (2003) – being perhaps the best known and the weirdest. However, as we have witnessed in times past – foreign … Continue reading Looking Back: Stoker (2013)

Legion – “Chapter 1” Review

If you want interesting superheroes, it is somewhat advisable to shun the big screen interpretations. The characters who appear on screen have to cram both plot and emotional development into a relatively scant two hours, as well as set up any future movies within the franchise. It’s a tough act to balance, and recently, some of the big name supers seem to have lost their … Continue reading Legion – “Chapter 1” Review

A Series of Unfortunate Events – Series Review

In 1999, an author named Lemony Snicket began publishing the tale of the Baudelaire Siblings, a trio of children who led a very unlucky life. The stories were collected under the title A Series of Unfortunate Events, and received great fame and popularity around the world and even had a film made comprising the first three tomes (though we probably shouldn’t mention that here.) Recently, … Continue reading A Series of Unfortunate Events – Series Review

Sherlock: Season 4, Episode 3 – “The Final Problem” Review (Spoilers!)

(This post goes into great detail about spoilers. Look away if you haven’t seen it.) Last week’s episode of Sherlock definitely ranks as one of the best. The singular crime was undoubtedly one of the creepiest, aided by Toby Jones’ sinister villain. The emotional core rocked throughout with steadied beats that pulled and pushed John and Sherlock’s relationship through new and murkier depths. Allowing the … Continue reading Sherlock: Season 4, Episode 3 – “The Final Problem” Review (Spoilers!)