Review – The Mist (Season 1)

by Nile Fortner

I am someone who is actually a fan of ‘The Mist’ novel by Stephen King. I actually consider it one of my favorite novels, and I have read it a couple of times. I even went back and read it before the first episode aired on Spike TV. This may not be the most popular thing to say, but I am actually a fan of the movie as well. I consider it one of my favorite movies because it works with a tight budget, and proves you can have a compelling story that is mainly character driven. The only thing that didn’t work for me was the ending of that film. I will never forget that ending, so that’s good. On the other hand, it’s an ending that makes your heart feel like it was hit by a ton of bricks.

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Review – The Defenders: Season 1

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by Nile Fortner

The Avengers of Netflix are Here!

Now for years I’ve been a fanboy of Marvel, everything from the comics, movies, and even Marvel working with Disney. I love Marvel, and Marvel can do no wrong, unless your name is Iron Fist. Iron Fist was the last Netflix original series, and some people thought the show wasn’t that good, I personally didn’t hate it. In my opinion, it was just a bland “white yogurt” of a series.  

I have enjoyed most of these original Netflix Marvel series that all take place in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe), I especially love Daredevil and Luke Cage. When Marvel decided to work with Netflix, all my nerd juices boiled up in my body and unleashed a good ol’ fashion geekgasm. It was such a great idea, because it takes place in the MCU, brings new traffic to Netflix, sets a new tone for this universe, and it’s an opportunity for our smaller scale superheroes to shine and all eventually come together as one big superhero team up.

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Review – Annabelle: Creation

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by Nile Fortner

‘Annabelle’ is a Bad Bitch, Y’all!

James Wan (Furious 7, The Conjuring) is taking a backseat on this as director David F. Sandberg (Lights Out) and writer Gary Dauberman (2014s Annabelle, 2017s IT) in this horror film, a horror film trying to establish the Conjuring universe.

Now I wasn’t a fan of the last Annabelle movie. I’ve told friends and family that Annabelle is the laziest horror movie villain I’ve ever seen. In the last film, all Annabelle did was sit on her flat wooden butt. The doll didn’t do anything except sit in a rocking chair, too lazy to even rock back and forth, and the evil doll just stares at you. You’re eating oatmeal for breakfast one day, you put the brown sugar on the table, the doll is across the room, and the next thing you know the brown sugar is not on the table. “Well damn, it must have been the doll! It’s (dramatic pause) evil!

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This Summer Go Ape Sh!t For ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’!

by Nile Fortner

A few years ago, 20th Century Fox decided to do what a majority of movie production companies were doing and already invested in, dusting off old, famous properties, names, and recognition by doing prequels for the big-screen. I’ve always been a fan of ‘The Planet of the Apes’ films. Back in 2011, I was very surprised how much I enjoyed the prequel ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’. Even more unexpectedly, the sequel to the prequel, ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’, I absolutely loved, and consider it to be the best ‘Planet of the Apes’ film since the 1968 original classic. Now we have the third entry to the prequels, ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’, and is officially a trilogy. The best trilogy we have gotten in years!

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