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Five Stories That Need Darker Adaptations

By Robert RunyonMay 11, 2012
Sometimes, an adaptation of a work demands a heavy, somber hand. We’ve seen what too much lightness can do to movie. There’s Batman and Robin with its multitude of campy villains and rubber nipples. Then there’s just about every terrible Marvel adaptation from before 2000. ... More  →
Five Stories That Need Darker Adaptations

Sherlock Recap: A Scandal in Belgravia

By Robert RunyonMay 7, 2012
Allow us to get you up to speed on all of the exciting, neo-Doyle-esque action during this season's (far too short) Sherlock. For the newbies, here’s a brief introduction to our main characters. Sherlock Holmes is our hero. He’s a sociopath detective that chooses to use ... More  →
Sherlock Recap: A Scandal in Belgravia

Five Sci-Fi Characters Cooler Than Han Solo

By Robert RunyonMay 4, 2012
Han Solo isn't that cool. Sure, he used to be. When we first meet Solo, he’s kicking it at the cantina with a bug-faced dude. Greedo starts threatening him, so Solo shoots him and walks away. Cold-blooded and awesome. Then George Lucas made him do ... More  →
Five Sci-Fi Characters Cooler Than Han Solo

After Cabin in the Woods: Ten More Genre-Bending Horror Movies

By Robert RunyonMay 4, 2012
You just saw Cabin in the Woods and your mind has been sufficiently blown. Where to go now? Horror movies, at their best, are no more than a dude/monster/ghost ripping into people, with gore and blood everywhere. But what about the ones that transcend the ... More  →
After Cabin in the Woods: Ten More Genre-Bending Horror Movies

More of the Hottest Villains

By Robert RunyonMay 2, 2012
The villain hotness from last time could not be confined to only one post. There is so much more villain heat left out there, that it must be released. Here are a few more villains that have heated us up, despite racking up an impressive ... More  →
More of the Hottest Villains

How to Have a Spoiler Free Cabin in the Woods Discussion

By Robert RunyonApril 27, 2012
First, a disclaimer: SPOILERS AHEAD! Now, a second disclaimer: Don’t do it. Don’t even bother. If you think you can’t do it without blurting out some detail that would ruin the entire movie, then you really shouldn’t try. You’ll let something out about the crazy ... More  →
How to Have a Spoiler Free Cabin in the Woods Discussion

Why You Should be Watching Sherlock

By Robert RunyonApril 26, 2012
On May 6th, the best series that you’re not watching makes its triumphant return to our shores. Yes, Sherlock is back. Sure, our friends abroad and anyone who understands how Bit Torrent works has already seen the second season, but there is something special to ... More  →
Why You Should be Watching Sherlock