The Superb, Wandering Season Two Premiere of Mr. Robot

“Control is an illusion.” –Mr. Robot The two-part season two premiere of the hit USA show Mr. Robot aired last night. To say it lived up to the hype would be an understatement. Mainly because, no one could have possibly predicted what that hour and a half of television brought into homes across the world. … More The Superb, Wandering Season Two Premiere of Mr. Robot

A Pretentious Film Student Analysis of “It Follows”

I’ll say it up front: This is a niche post. It alienates all but those who have had the chance to view David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows. (See how I smoothly slipped that spoiler warning in there? Proud of myself.) If that weren’t bad enough, it’s also openly pretentious. So if you want out now, it’s cool, … More A Pretentious Film Student Analysis of “It Follows”

Sad Affleck: The Gritty Origin Story of the Comic Book Genre and Why It Won’t Die

I’m exhausted. And not an “I didn’t sleep well last night” exhausted. I mean more of an “I’m at mile 16 of a marathon and my nipples are bleeding” exhausted. At least that’s the emotion that swells within me whenever I hear about another goddamn comic book movie. And make no mistake, there are much … More Sad Affleck: The Gritty Origin Story of the Comic Book Genre and Why It Won’t Die

‘Finding Dory’ and What It Means to Millennials

Tonight, thousands of millennials will be lining up at theaters across the country, in a weekend that could smash box office records. Will they be waiting to see the next $200 million comic book movie, or a raunchy R-rated comedy? No. They’ll be waiting to see a G-rated children’s movie—Finding Dory. For those of you … More ‘Finding Dory’ and What It Means to Millennials