Shameless Season 8 Trailer

Have you seen what season 8 of Shameless has in store for the Gallaghers? Just a quick recap from season 7: Monica died, and the Gallaghers were left with an enormous amount of meth to get rid of, sell, or hide! Looks like Fionna and the kids will be butting heads more than usual. Check…

Review: The Impossible Fairy Tale

The Impossible Fairy Tale By Han Yujoo, translated from the Korean by Janet Hong Graywolf Press, 2017 I did not think that experimental realistic horror turned challenge-to-the-very-nature-of-storytelling was a genre I was missing from my life, but Han Yujoo proved me wrong. The Impossible Fairy Tale is a story in two parts. The first part…

Ready to Watch the Watchmen?

Last week HBO announced that it was moving forward with production on a Watchmen adaptation from Damon Lindelof (co-creator of LOST and The Leftovers). Reactions have been varied, some are cautiously optimistic, while others think this is a terrible idea. As for me, I guess I fall into the cautiously optimistic category. Previously, I’ve been…

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Falls Short

I saw Kingsman: The Golden Circle and I desperately wanted to love it, but I couldn’t. Obviously, there are spoilers from here on out. You’ve been warned! The charm of the first Kingsman was authentic. I loved the rags to riches story, and Taron Egerton is an excellent millennial foil to James Bond. Let’s not forget the powerhouse performances from…

“Mother!”: No, seriously, what was that?

I’ll begin by saying that my own opinions on the works of director Darren Aronofsky are…specific. I like Noah and Black Swan, I hate Pi and The Fountain, and I love Requiem for a Dream and The Wrestler. Some of Aronofsky’s films make viewers realize why he was informally named the David Lynch of his…

IT’s a Hit: Three Reasons IT Broke the Box Office

IT opened this weekend and broke all kinds of records. Currently, it’s the third highest grossing movie of 2017. Which is crazy. IT is a hard-R horror movie about an evil creature from outside time and space who takes the guise of a clown and murders children. Not exactly a crowd-pleasing subject. So let’s take…