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THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (2016) Movie Review

The rule of thumb for Hollywood right now is that everything old is new again, and in that vein we get yet another remake of a cinema classic with THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.  The film opens with a town desperately trying to figure...


Netflix’s MARCO POLO Season 2 Review

As Netflix creates more and more original content, it is inevitable that some shows will get lost in the maelstrom, and I fear that MARCO POLO may be heading in that direction.  The season opens in the aftermath of Kublai Khan...


SUNSET OVERDRIVE Fashionably Late Video Game Review

SUNSET OVERDRIVE is a shining beacon among the arguably overdone and tired “open-world” gaming genre. In a world full of ASSASSIN’S CREED, WATCH DOGS, GTA, INFAMOUS, JUST CAUSE, THE WITCHER, SLEEPING DOGS, CRA...



BEN-HUR (2016) Movie Review

 Warning: Spoilers Ahead. Hollywood is no stranger to Ben Hur, the classic tale of betrayal and revenge set in biblical times, there were two silent versions, a now classic version from 1959 that featured Charlton Heston, and ...


Why BETTER CALL SAUL is a Worthy Spin-Off, Plus Season 2 Review

My two golden rules for any prequel and/or spin-off are as follows: 1. Can it stand on its own and be enjoyed without seeing the original source material? 2. Does it heighten my experience when re-watching the original source m...


Netflix’s STRANGER THINGS Season 1 Review!

STRANGER THINGS is a ‘critical hit!’ I wanted to make that joke at the end of this review, but I couldn’t wait. HONORABLE MENTION:  This show goes all the way up to Eleven. In the first episode of STRANGER TH...



SUICIDE SQUAD Movie Review! Was it Really THAT Bad?

How many people did Enchantress have to kiss in order to make that soggy army ? I really don’t know what to say about this movie. Everyone with an internet connection seems to have something to say about it. ‘The e...


Ghostbusters (2016) Movie Review From A Guy And Gal’s Perspective

Let’s talk about busting some stinking ghosts! Did they get busted, or did they bust? Can women fight things that have the consistency of smoke vapor as good as men? Did special CGI effects destroy kinda special CGI effects f...


S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3 Review!

In 2008, a ‘Phil Coulson’ would approach Pepper Potts and tell her that he represents an organization called the ‘Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division.’  It’s a mout...



STAR TREK BEYOND Movie Review

Warning: Spoilers Ahead! Ever since JJ Abrams (STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS) relaunched the Star Trek movie franchise it has struggled a little bit to step out of the shadows of the originals.  Thankfully, the latest installme...


GAME OF THRONES Season 6 Review

Warning: Spoilers ahead. Tread lightly.  Winter is coming and so am I. Hot damn that was an amazing season of GAME OF THRONES. Anyone worried that the show would weaken now that we have surpassed George R. R. Martin’s bo...


JASON BOURNE Movie Review

After the lackluster performance of THE BOURNE LEGACY, the series has landed back in the hands of Paul Greengrass (CAPTAIN PHILLIPS), a two time veteran of the Bourne franchise and a pretty successful director overall who now b...



SUPERNATURAL Season 11 Review!

WARNING: You guessed it…spoilers abound! God dammit.  SUPERNATURAL went and did it.  They finally brought God into the mix. Amen. I’ve predicted that God would show up in my last four SUPERNATURAL season reviews....


INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE Movie Review

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead! Twenty years after its release, INDEPENDENCE DAY has finally gotten a sequel in the form of RESURGENCE, and, as the title suggests, the big bad aliens from the first one have returned to exact their rev...


GOTHAM Season 2 Review (Good Cop/Bad Cop)

BAD COP (Matt Delight) Alright. Alright. All of you who have witnessed all of GOTHAM Season 2, you can go. And all of you with Super-Hero fatigue. You are free as well. Don’t know why you were dragged in here in the first pl...



TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS Movie Review

Turtles.  It’s just…Turtles. This isn’t DEADPOOL with meta-humor and hilarious-yet-heartfelt vulgarity.  It isn’t BATMAN V SUPERMAN with a gritty visual palette and self-serious characters.  It isn...


Our Top 10 Movies of 2015…Finally!

JASON FURIE Hot damn what a good year for movies! My inner nerd was hungry and holy cow did he ever get fed! I was almost 100% sure STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS would take my #1 spot but THE REVENANT had to poop on the parade ...


BLACK SAILS Season 3 Review

Warning: Spoilers yarrr ahead! After two seasons of sporadic storytelling, STARZ’ BLACK SAILS finally hits its stride in its third season.  Following the death of Miranda, Flint has declared all out war on any town or settle...



New 52 BATMAN #1-51 (The Snyder/Capullo Run) Comic Book Review

I’d be lying if I said DC Comics’ 2011 campaign to revitalize their stable of characters with a clean-slate reboot dubbed the “New 52” was a rousing success.  At best, it was a lukewarm endeavor that ma...


X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Movie Review

Beware X-fans, tons of spoilers ahead! Once director Bryan Singer left the franchise after the original X-MEN and X2: X-MEN UNITED things got a little hairy for our merry mutants. X-MEN: THE LAST STAND was disgustingly misguide...