What Makes Slashers Scary

Slasher films have become more prevalent this year with the releases of movies like Strangers: Prey at Night and Halloween. Slasher flicks are so unique, but what exactly makes them unique? Why are we scared of the boogeymen that haunt the screen? When it comes to horror, common audiences can be scared by a multitude of things from monsters to ghosts, but the slashers stand … Continue reading What Makes Slashers Scary

Halloween (1978) Review

With the release of the long-awaited sequel this weekend, we’re gonna take a look at John Carpenter’s classic film from 40 years ago. Halloween is the story of the psychopathic killer, Michael Myers. When he escapes from his mental institution, he preys upon his hometown of Haddonfield, Illinois and causes a reign of terror among the local teenagers, including local babysitter, Laurie Strode. Halloween doesn’t … Continue reading Halloween (1978) Review

GM Recommended Reading- Batman: Endgame

Batman vs Joker. It’s a tale as old as time. Ultimate good, fighting ultimate evil. Once in a while, there comes a Batman vs Joker story that stands out amongst the rest, which brings us to today’s comic of discussion, Batman: Endgame. In this chilling Batman adventure, the Joker returns to Gotham after his long disappearance, but something about him has changed. Joker has stopped … Continue reading GM Recommended Reading- Batman: Endgame

Sicario Review

This weekend, Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin return in Sicario: Day of the Soldado, but before we dig into the anticipated sequel, let’s take a step back and look at Denis Villeneuve’s 2015 movie that started it all. Sicario tells the story of Kate Macer, a law enforcement officer tasked with tracking the activity of Mexican cartels. When she is put on a task … Continue reading Sicario Review

Infinity War and the Importance of Failure

“In time, you will know what it’s like to lose. To feel so desperately that you’re right, yet to fail all the same. Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives.” -Thanos With Thanos trying to acquire all of the infinity stones, we as an audience are beginning to acknowledge the fact that the Avengers may not be enough to stop the Infinity Gauntlet from … Continue reading Infinity War and the Importance of Failure