I know a bit of an elusive title, a bit vague: what is up? Sometimes things just happen and then boom there you are sitting at a coffee shop wondering just that: what is up? 544 more words
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It seems like everything from the ’80s is getting remade, in some way, shape, or form. At the very least, it’s getting a comic book. But there’s one property that apparently will be kept in the ’80s, because not even Steven Spielberg can get the rights. 217 more words
Classic Gaming Saturdays is a (hopefully) weekly blog post where I focus on a single classic video game and give my own personal perspective on the game, its importance, and whether or not it even holds up. 871 more words
I always hear someone complaining about the lack of originality in film nowadays. But is that something to be upset about?
If you look at cultures all over the world, many have traditional stories or mythologies that haven’t changed over the generations. 205 more words
If there’s one word that can sum up the horror genre in the 2000’s, it’s “remakes.” After the 2003 and 2004 remakes of Dawn of the Dead and Texas Chainsaw Massacre were more successful than anyone expected, both financially and among the horror community, Hollywood went remake crazy, and soon nearly every popular horror property from the ’70s and ’80s was being dusted off for a new “re-imagining.” This, of course, was a perfect avenue for the Friday the 13th series to explore. 2,961 more words