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: The Ghastly Brothers

★★★★ A creepy comedy in the vein of classics such as Beetlejuice and Casper, The Ghastly Brothers is a collaboration between two real-life brothers: director, writer, and star Michael Van Ostade, with co-writer and costar, Andrew James Van Ostade. This dark Belgian comedy reminds us that the scariest thing of all are the inner demons … Continue reading SIFF 2022: The Ghastly Brothers

Film Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

★★★★ The third entry in the Wizarding World side-saga of Newt Scamander has finally arrived in theaters just when we need it the most! Like an old friend, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore welcomes the audience with its warm embrace of magical familiarity. I didn’t realize truly how much I had missed walking through … Continue reading Film Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore