Us: A Spoiler-Lite Review

Wow, this is turning out to be sort of difficult to write about. Going in to watch Us, it’s inevitable to try compare it to the layering and metaphors found in Get Out, either immediately upon completing the film or even while watching. I am guilty of trying to break…

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Buffy, Angel, and the Big Picture

Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered as a TV show 22 years ago this week, on March 10th, 1997. In the years between then and now, Buffy has become a huge cultural touchstone. On a personal level, a subset of the Buffy fandom community has somewhat recently become a hugely important…

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And the Oscar Goes to… Gatekeeping?

Steven Spielberg, as the Academy Governor representing directors, has taken the stance that streaming companies like Netflix should only be able to compete for Emmy’s (as television features) and not Academy Awards. A little strange considering his most recent feature was Ready Player One, a messy amalgam of pop-culture references…

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Oscar Snubs: 2018 Edition

So the Oscar Nominations are out and they are… well, pretty dull this year. We basically have the same 10 movies plastered over every category with little variation. While some of the movies are deserving delights (I’m thinking of my favorite, The Favorite), there are also more than a fair…

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