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The Thing That Came Before The Thing

October means a few things to me: Less light and time to intentionally seek out the sun when it is out in an attempt to stave off those winter blahs;… more

A Fright-ning Remake

This week’s offering was the remake to the 1985 vampire classic Fright Night. Directed by Craig Gillespie of Lars and the Real Girl, Fright Night opens on a fairly… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

Does “Apes” Rise to the Occasion?

Saturday morning, my wife and I went to see Rise of the Planet of the Apes. This film is an origin story that doesn’t ignore the original “Apes” movies… more

Indy and Bond vs. ET [SPOILERS]

I got up early on Saturday to head out to see Cowboys and Aliens. The buzz from Comic-Con hooked me on the idea of Indiana Jones and James Bond vs…. more

A Fitting Farewell

After making the tough decision to avoid the late night crowd and attempt to fit in a non-festival film during the Indianapolis International Film Festival, my wife and I made… more

Jay’s Movie Review: “Super 8″ is Super Enjoyable

It’s the summer movie season. “Event” movies are being released almost every week. Unfortunately, the number of releases this summer forces the casual moviegoer to be discriminating in their… more

Scre4m: A Remakebootquel in Woodsboro

After the last directorial debacle by Wes Craven, I was terrified that Scream 4 would be a continuation of the lack-luster storytelling Craven tried to spoon feed us with My… more

“Paul” Is Out There

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are back doing what they do best, paying homage to films that they love. This time, they turn their sights on alien movies in Paul…. more

Indiana Goes Red

How have you been? I’ve been well, thanks. After quite an absence for a multitude of reasons, (including surgery and the lack of new releases that I want to… more

The Green Rogen

I was only vaguely familiar with the television incarnation of The Green Hornet with Bruce Lee before I went to see the update starring Seth Rogen and Jay Chou and… more

That’s a Lot of Jeff Bridges

This week gave me a special treat. I had the chance to go to a special screening of the upcoming Coen Brothers film, True Grit. Thanks to the Indy International… more

Does Potter Live Up to the Hype? (Spoilers (if you didn’t read the book))

To the delight of many an inner-child, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 was released last week. I was there bright and early on Sunday to add my $… more

A Beard, a Bulldog and a Big-Brained Blue Guy

This week bought me a special treat: a double-feature. I had the opportunity to go see Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis in Due Date as well as the Dreamworks… more

In the Not too Distant Past, Last Thursday A.D.

This past Thursday, I had the pleasure of going to the theater, but not for the normal movie-going experience. Thursday was the cinema event of the season (the Halloween season),… more

More Activity of a Paranormal Sort

The final horror film of this Halloween season that I will review is Paranormal Activity 2. I was unsure of this one when I first saw the trailer. I had… more

A Soulless Film SPOILERS!!

It’s October, and anyone that knows me, knows how excited I can get in October. October is the time of year when I can indulge in apple cider, anything… more

Was Let Me In, the Right One?

I had all of these ideas on how I would say things like: “Let Me In’, what’s missing? ‘the right one”, but I can’t say that and you’… more

The Legend of Zack Snyder

I had only seen a few ads for this week’s film before I went to see it. What drew me to it was that the concept stirred up childlike… more

Clichés- 5th Floor, Movie Quality – Going Down

As I said last week, I’m focused on vacation (I will be in Orlando before this posts) but I did carve out a couple hours to check out a… more

I had a novel idea

I took a week off from forking over my cash to the theater partially in protest of the extra cost for seeing Resident Evil in 3D. I’m not going… more


I was so proud of myself thinking I coined an obvious term for this film, but as it turns out, if it’s that easy, it’s probably been done…. more

Is This the New Face of Horror? I Hope So.

As I wrote in my Coming Attractions post, horror dealing with possession or satanic cults is horror that sticks with me when it is done well. Possession movies are most… more

Scott Pilgrim vs. The Expendables

Nerds, we have failed miserably! Scott Pilgrim vs. The World came in 5th this weekend behind The Expendables, Eat, Pray, Love, The Other Guys and Inception. While I’m excited… more