The Definitive Scary Scenes from Non-Horror Movies: 10-1

The Definitive Scary Scenes from Non-Horror Movies: 10-1

Word to the wise: just because someone plays a mighty fine banjo, it doesn't mean he or any of his kin should be invited to your family picnic. Based on the James Dickey…

The 10 Best Journalism Movies

The 10 Best Journalism Movies

The movie journalist is always caught up in scandal, gossip and invasions of privacy. Though plenty of movies have been made about authors, poets, and other writers, the physical act of writing and…

The Televerse #165- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 5

The Televerse #165- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 5

The Initiation of Sarah and Are You in the House Alone

The fall premieres and finales continue on this week, giving us plenty of TV to discuss on the podcast. First we take a look at the comedies, including a preview of Eliza Coupe’s…


‘Nightcrawler’ is a creepy and enigmatic thriller

‘Nightcrawler’ is a creepy and enigmatic thriller

Nightcrawler Written & Directed by Dan Gilroy USA, 2014   Dan Gilroy’s latest, Nightcrawler, has a lot on its troubled mind.  It intertwines our national obsessions with voyeurism and stardom into a sociopathic…

‘Citizenfour’ seethes with paranoia and anger

‘Citizenfour’ seethes with paranoia and anger

Citizenfour A Documentary Directed by Laura Poitras Germany/USA, 2014   Citizenfour functions not only as a great primer on the Edward Snowden NSA case, but also as a straight espionage-thriller.  While at times…

A Girl, her Girls, and Creativity, Gone Wild in ‘Inland Empire’

A Girl, her Girls, and Creativity, Gone Wild in ‘Inland Empire’

31 Days of Horror

Inland Empire Written and directed by David Lynch 2006, USA David Lynch’s last film is his most mentally exhausting and participatory, coming in at a minute under three hours. For as long as…

The 10 Best Journalism Movies

The 10 Best Journalism Movies

The movie journalist is always caught up in scandal, gossip and invasions of privacy. Though plenty of movies have been made about authors, poets, and other writers, the physical act of writing and…


SyFy’s ’12 Monkeys’ TV series gets new trailer and premiere date

SyFy’s ’12 Monkeys’ TV series gets new trailer and premiere date

The cult science fiction time travel film, 12 Monkeys directed by Terry Gilliam, has been adapted into a television series by Syfy channel with the pilot written by Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett,…

‘True Detective’ adds a number of cast members for season two

‘True Detective’ adds a number of cast members for season two

Cable channel HBO has had a history of critically and commercially acclaimed shows, from The Sopranos to Game of Thrones. Adding to their ranks this past television season was the channel’s newest offering,…

Kingdom, Ep. 1.04, “Flowers”: Ignoring the warning signs

Kingdom, Ep. 1.04, “Flowers”: Ignoring the warning signs

Well, the ability for the Kulina sons both biological and honorary to keep things on the straight and narrow only took a few weeks to completely implode. Not that this is a shock…

Arrow Ep. 3.04: “The Magician” effortlessly integrates old foes into new stories

Arrow Ep. 3.04: “The Magician” effortlessly integrates old foes into new stories

It was only a matter of time before Oliver Queen's morality was tested in the face of Sara's death: no matter who may have committed the crime, Oliver will struggle with the decision…


Tokyo International Film Festival:  ‘The Lesson’

Tokyo International Film Festival: ‘The Lesson’

The Lesson, from newcomers Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, begins with a simple exercise: an English teacher in a small Bulgarian school giving her class the chance to anonymously return money stolen from…

LFF 2014: ‘The Satellite Girl and Milk Cow’ is a silly and sweet animation

LFF 2014: ‘The Satellite Girl and Milk Cow’ is a silly and sweet animation

BFI London Film Festival 2014

An orbiting satellite picks up a beautiful song being played on Earth. Moved by the song, and facing an eternity of lonely obsolescence thanks to the incoming fate of being replaced by new…

‘Los Hongos’ succeeds in conveying a vivid movement in Colombia’s youth culture

‘Los Hongos’ succeeds in conveying a vivid movement in Colombia’s youth culture

Tokyo International Film Festival

In Colombia's urban jungle Santiago de Cali, whose barrios buzz with optimism for an upcoming election and a desire to express unity with the rest of the world, two friends from very different…

Philadelphia Film Festival 2014 Round Up

Philadelphia Film Festival 2014 Round Up

The Philadelphia Film Festival completed another offering of debut, homegrown, and festival circuit successes. Cannes winner Winter Sleep, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s follow-up to his 2011 masterpiece Once Upon a Time in Anatolia is…


Open Source #9: Trollhunting

Open Source #9: Trollhunting

The Open Source crew discuss Paranautical Activity‘s bizarre attempts at publishing on Steam – threatening to kill Gabe Newell. How have other famous celebs dealt with trolling? Is it something to just be…

The Televerse #165- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 5

The Televerse #165- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 5

The Initiation of Sarah and Are You in the House Alone

The fall premieres and finales continue on this week, giving us plenty of TV to discuss on the podcast. First we take a look at the comedies, including a preview of Eliza Coupe’s…

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 56: “Four Walls and a Roof”

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 56: “Four Walls and a Roof”

  In The Walking Dead comics, the story arc revolving around the cannibalistic hunters takes place only across a few issues of the series. Despite already knowing this fact, it’s still surprising that the TV…

The Televerse #165- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 5

The Televerse #165- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 5

The Initiation of Sarah and Are You in the House Alone

The fall premieres and finales continue on this week, giving us plenty of TV to discuss on the podcast. First we take a look at the comedies, including a preview of Eliza Coupe’s…


Sonic Boom Issue #1 Brings the BOOM!

Sonic Boom Issue #1 Brings the BOOM!

Sonic Boom #1 Writer: Ian Flynn Penciller: Evan Stanley Inker: Rick Bryant Colorist: Matt Herms Letterer: Jack Morelli Cover By Patrick “Spaz” Spaziante Published by Archie Comics As a departure from the current…

SHIELD, HYDRA, and the Secret History of the CIA

SHIELD, HYDRA, and the Secret History of the CIA

Ocsar Wilde championed the notion that life imitates art. He believed the old saying “results not merely from life’s imitative instinct, but from the fact that the self-conscious aim of Life is to…

‘C.O.W.L.’ Has The Potential To Be Something Special

‘C.O.W.L.’ Has The Potential To Be Something Special

C.O.W.L., or the Chicago Organized Workers League, consists of individuals with powers and some without. All members of the league, whether it is the telekinetic Radia or the honest detective John Pierce, are…

‘Rasputin’ #1 Drops the Man and Makes a Legend

‘Rasputin’ #1 Drops the Man and Makes a Legend

History is filled with monsters. Grab any history book, close your eyes, and open a page. Chances are that the page is riddled with corpses of people long since passed. Backtrack a bit,…


Open Source #9: Trollhunting

Open Source #9: Trollhunting

The Open Source crew discuss Paranautical Activity‘s bizarre attempts at publishing on Steam – threatening to kill Gabe Newell. How have other famous celebs dealt with trolling? Is it something to just be…

‘Xenosaga’ Revisited, Part 2: Beyond Good and Evil (and creative control)

‘Xenosaga’ Revisited, Part 2: Beyond Good and Evil (and creative control)

As mentioned in the first part of this series, Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille Zur Macht had debuted to middling sales in spite of its high critical acclaim. Unfortunately, this lead to interference…

‘Destiny’ – One Month Later

‘Destiny’ – One Month Later

It has been over a month since the release of Destiny and much has changed since Bungie's latest released. Several events have come and gone, particular weapons have risen to fame and…

What we know about Telltale’s ‘Game of Thrones’ so far

What we know about Telltale’s ‘Game of Thrones’ so far

Telltale Games has managed to make a pretty big name for itself over the last few years. By focusing heavily on plot and character development in an industry that too often leaves these…


The Definitive Scary Scenes from Non-Horror Movies: 10-1

The Definitive Scary Scenes from Non-Horror Movies: 10-1

Word to the wise: just because someone plays a mighty fine banjo, it doesn't mean he or any of his kin should be invited to your family picnic. Based on the James Dickey…

The Definitive Scary Scenes from Non-Horror Movies: 20-11

The Definitive Scary Scenes from Non-Horror Movies: 20-11

It's the sweeping epic that eventually spanned three films. But, without the sequels, the first still stands as one of the greatest cinematic achievements of all time. The Godfather is a crime drama,…

The 10 Best Journalism Movies

The 10 Best Journalism Movies

The movie journalist is always caught up in scandal, gossip and invasions of privacy. Though plenty of movies have been made about authors, poets, and other writers, the physical act of writing and…

‘Automata’ feels too slight and ripped off to be successful sci-fi

‘Automata’ feels too slight and ripped off to be successful sci-fi

Automata Directed by: Gabe Ibáñez Written by:  Gabe Ibáñez, Igor Legaretta Gomez, Javier Sanchez Donate Starring: Antonio Banderas, Birgitte Hjort Sorensen, Dylan McDermott, Robert Forster, Tim McInnerny, Melanie Griffith USA, 2014 Following up…


Sound On Sight Podcast

Sordid Cinema #84: ‘John Wick’ and Pedro Costa’s ‘Horse Money’

Sordid Cinema #84: 'John Wick' and Pedro Costa's 'Horse Money'

This week on Sordid Cinema, we review John Wick, a violent, stylish B-movie that serves as a satisfying return to…

Sordid Cinema

Sordid Cinema #84: ‘John Wick’ and Pedro Costa’s ‘Horse Money’

Sordid Cinema #84: 'John Wick' and Pedro Costa's 'Horse Money'

This week on Sordid Cinema, we review John Wick, a violent, stylish B-movie that serves as a satisfying return to…

Hey You Geeks Podcast

Hey You Geeks!! Podcast #35: New York Comic Con 2014

Hey You Geeks!! Podcast #35: New York Comic Con 2014

We’re back from this years New York Comic Con, the biggest mass media and geek culture conglomeration on the East…

Televerse

The Televerse #165- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 5

The Televerse #165- Steve Prokopy’s Horror Picks 5

The fall premieres and finales continue on this week, giving us plenty of TV to discuss on the podcast. First…

Open Source

Open Source #9: Trollhunting

Open Source #9: Trollhunting

The Open Source crew discuss Paranautical Activity‘s bizarre attempts at publishing on Steam – threatening to kill Gabe Newell. How…

Sketchy

Sketchy Episode 142 – ‘The Book of Life’

Sketchy Episode 142 - 'The Book of Life'

This week, we discuss “The Book of Life,” the Guillermo Del Toro production that centers around the Mexican holiday “The…

Game Of Thrones Podcast

Game of Thrones Podcast #30: “The Children”

Game of Thrones Podcast #30: "The Children"

  When Game of Thrones show-runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss promised the season four finale would be their finest yet, they…

The Walking Dead Podcast

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 56: “Four Walls and a Roof”

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 56: “Four Walls and a Roof"

  In The Walking Dead comics, the story arc revolving around the cannibalistic hunters takes place only across a few issues of…

Darkness Becomes You Podcast

Darkness Becomes You Bonus Podcast: True Detective Mix-Tape

Darkness Becomes You Bonus Podcast: True Detective Mix-Tape

True Detective is many things – a beautifully poised, slow and ominous work of a mature, sure-handed director, and a show…