Film Review: Jurassic World: Dominion

★★★★ Jurassic World: Dominion is the series cranked up to full Resident Evil mode—post-apocalypse, dark secret laboratories, mutant monsters, and all. If Dominion lacks the dino-crunching bite and ferocious horror of previous entries, it makes up for it with propulsive action and a tidy bow of closure for our central characters. Ultimately, this is a … Continue reading Film Review: Jurassic World: Dominion

TV Review: Stranger Things 4, Volume 1

I remain in awe of the massive, ever-growing fanbase for Netflix’s Stranger Things—from a sleeper hit in 2016 to emerging as one of the streamer’s finest offerings, this a horror/sci-fi success story unlike any other. The third season was my favorite so far, evolving into a campier, large-scale 80s horror extravaganza. Thanks to the worldwide … Continue reading TV Review: Stranger Things 4, Volume 1

Pit Stop: Stranger Things: The Experience New York

It's crazy to think just how big a juggernaut that Netflix's excellent horror series, Stranger Things, has become. I remember shortly after the first season debuted, when it was so new and beloved that they were yet to even produce merchandise. I ordered a custom-made Stranger Things tee online at the time and wore it … Continue reading Pit Stop: Stranger Things: The Experience New York

SIFF 2022 Wrap-Up

Another year of the Seattle International Film Festival has come to a close, and thankfully, our strictly virtual options this year were plentiful. Check out our full coverage on 2022's iteration of the festival, after the jump. A LOVE SONG This new romance drama depicting a beautiful night spent between two people out on a … Continue reading SIFF 2022 Wrap-Up

Film Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

★★★★ Despite not being the biggest fan of 2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog, I was optimistic for this second journey thanks to the end-credits stinger it left us with—Tails, Sonic’s two-tailed fox bestie, must deliver a crucial message! Emerging from a rotating ring vortex, Tails flew down, ready to embark on a brand-new journey. Now, Sonic … Continue reading Film Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Oscar Roundup 2022

The 2022 Academy Awards are tomorrow; as per usual, a sizable divide exists between audience preference and critical acclaim. In fact, 2021's highest-grossing film, Spider-Man: No Way Home, garnered merely one nomination, for best visual effects. After the jump, check out links to our coverage for the nominated films, along with information about their nomination, … Continue reading Oscar Roundup 2022

SXSW 2022: Everything Everywhere All at Once

★★★★ (Written by Allison Brown) As someone obsessed with time travel and alternate universes, I knew Everything Everywhere All At Once would be a new favorite once I saw it announced for the South by Southwest lineup. I cannot recall the last time I have been so immersed in a film. Everything Everywhere All At … Continue reading SXSW 2022: Everything Everywhere All at Once