Review: ‘Summer of ’84’ Shines as a Future Cult Classic

There has been a pretty strong reaction to the overuse of nostalgia in pop culture. This caused one of the backlashes against "Stranger Things," as well as some negativity surrounding various reboots. However, diving into an era can also surprise audiences if they buy into the story. This is where Gunpowder & Sky's "Summer of '84" shines. Taking … Continue reading Review: ‘Summer of ’84’ Shines as a Future Cult Classic

Happy Friday the 13th! Let’s Celebrate the Best Film in the Franchise

It's a Friday the 13th, so I couldn't help but weigh in on the popular film franchise. The horror series continues has been strangely missing from pop culture since 2009, when the "Friday the 13th" semi-remake hit theaters. The film was actually a pretty solid entry in the series, giving audiences a gritty restart of … Continue reading Happy Friday the 13th! Let’s Celebrate the Best Film in the Franchise

Film Review: ‘A Quiet Place’ is Devastating in its Silence

*Spoilers included below to talk about the deeper themes of the film. It will not spoil the climax of the film, but an event that occurs about 15 minutes into the film to set up the rest of the story.  For any fan of horror films, the way in which sound is used can be … Continue reading Film Review: ‘A Quiet Place’ is Devastating in its Silence

Review: “Get Out” Talks to Us, and Enters the Pantheon of Horror Classics (SPOILERS)

Since the genre first found its way onto a silver screen, horror films have often found ways to be bigger than themselves. Back in 1965, a little film by the name "Night of the Living Dead" featured a blackprotagonist that becomes the hero of the film. While the world was deep in fights over segregation, George … Continue reading Review: “Get Out” Talks to Us, and Enters the Pantheon of Horror Classics (SPOILERS)