The Dawns of the Dead

By Brad Brockway on

In 1978, the second of George A. Romero’s Living Dead series of films, Dawn of the Dead, hit theaters. An instant hit, Dawn of the Dead and its satirical take on consumerism became the subject of much academic discussion. In 2004, a remake, or perhaps more accurately, a re-imagining of Dawn of the Dead, directed …

Sailor Moon Crystal #13

By Christina Ladd on

I decided to do these reviews without rating them, since I figured that the show might need some time to find its rhythm, and I didn’t want to damn it (or, by association, its predecessor) by being initially lukewarm.  Last week’s episode proves that I was so very wrong.  It deserved an F-, and if …

Blue Ruin: A Review

By Meagan Kilkelly on

2013 | Writer and Director: Jeremy Saulnier | 8.5/10 Blue Ruin is THE satisfying tale of revenge.  I write THE in obnoxious punctuated capital letters because 1. I really enjoy and overuse that particular method of emphasis and 2. I’m not exaggerating.  You will feel a strong satisfaction that the story truly came full circle.  And THAT …

Sailor Moon Crystal #12

By Christina Ladd on

We resume the action from last week with Beryl re-orienting us as to Tuxedo Mask’s enchantment, which she now calls his resurrection into evil. The Senshi are in bad shape.  Things are looking grim. Oh no, the dreaded down-B! In the only moment of things going right, Jupiter wakes from her enthrallment and steps in …