Editorials

How a Galaxy Far, Far Away Changed My Life

Like many fans of the Star Wars franchise, it’s changed my life in many ways. It’s been a platform for me to bond with my international family, given me confidence when I felt different from my peers, broadened my imagination, and touched my heart with stories of how it has changed the lives of others. I’ll never tire of watching the movies, and I am always excited to share them with those who have never seen them before. Watching the films always brought my family together;... Read More

Comic Books

A Sit-Down With Walking Dead Actor Steve Coulter

I recently sat down with actor Steve Coulter who played Father Gordon in The Conjuring and Carl in Insidious 2, both James Wan films, and recently starred in the fifth season of The Walking Dead as Reg, husband of Alexandria’s leader Deanna, to talk about his career and recent shift into the horror genre. Steve, thank you very much for talking with me today. The first thing that I wanted to ask you: You’re a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts, can you tell me... Read More

Reviews

The Walking Dead “Heads Up” Review: Everything That Rises Must Fall

Warning: The following review contains spoilers from this Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead. For weeks fans of AMC’s hit television show have been asking but one question: Is Glenn alive? The sheer number of speculative arguments, forensic memes on par with something you’d see in CSI, and outcries of both rage & sorrow have dominated social media for an entire month. When last we saw Glenn (Steven Yeun) amongst the living, he was standing on top of a dumpster... Read More

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Ash vs Evil Dead, Episode 4 – “Brujo” Review

Warning: This article contains spoilers from this episode and previous episodes of Ash vs Evil Dead. This episode begins right where we left off: Fisher handcuffed in the basement of the bookstore with Deadite Lionel just about to pounce. Just as he does she’s saved by Ruby, who says she’s Fisher’s new best friend. Ruby explains when a demonic spirit enters the body it becomes a Deadite, and that’s why she’s after Ash. Thirty years ago he killed her parents and... Read More

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American Horror Story Hotel, Episode 7 “Flicker” Review

Warning: This article contains spoilers for this episode and previous episodes of American Horror Story Hotel. Will Drake’s renovating the Hotel Cortez, and comes across a floor that has no rooms, just one long hallway. He tells his men to tear all of it out. In doing so, they unknowingly release two monstrous ghouls that attack the workers, killing them. Not long after, Iris and The Countess arrive on scene and are shocked by what they see. They don’t think Alex did this, because... Read More

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Ash vs Evil Dead, Episode 3 – “Books From Beyond” Review

Warning: This article contains spoilers for episode 3 and previous episodes of Ash vs Evil Dead “Books From Beyond” is the perfect store to go to if you want to get your Necronomicon translated, learn some Deadite history, or summon creatures from another realm. While the episode’s rich in lore, it’s quite poor in gore. As much as I’d like to keep up on current events with characters that have nothing to do with the plot yet, I would really like that airtime spent on... Read More

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American Horror Story Hotel, Episode 6 – “Room 33” Review

Warning: This article contains spoilers from previous to current episodes of American Horror Story Hotel Love is a gift that only keeps on giving, unless you’re The Countess and know only how to take. The underlying themes in the episode “Room 33” are finding your one great love, finding your purpose, and finding your way back to sanity. It begins with a flashback to 1926 where The Countess finds a discrete doctor to help her give birth. After a lot of blood and ether, he gives her... Read More

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Ash vs Evil Dead, Episode 2 – “Bait” Review

Warning: This article contains spoilers for episodes 1 and 2 of Ash vs Evil Dead Ash vs Evil Dead continues to hit the mark as a funny, gory, campy horror series. Even without Raimi’s direction the show keeps his influence, including the cheesy one-liners to buckets of blood pouring from Deadite wounds. You can tell Campbell’s having fun reprising his role as Ash because it translates so perfectly to the screen. The scenes in “Bait” where he’s battling Deadites are so over the top... Read More

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American Horror Story Hotel, Episode 5 – “Room Service”

 Warning: This article contains spoilers from previous and current episodes of American Horror Story Hotel. The room service in the Hotel Cortez is everything horrifically imaginable: a transformation from mortal to immortal, brutal murder, or driving one to sheer madness. In this episode we focused on John unraveling, Liz transforming, Iris taking charge, and Alex making the worst mistake imaginable. There’s never a dull moment in this hotel, and just like the Hotel California, you... Read More

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Ash vs Evil Dead, Episode 1 – “El Jefe” Review

   Warning: This article contains spoilers for the first episode of Ash vs Evil Dead. The Raimi brothers are at it again, bringing the delight of the Evil Dead franchise to television. Often, something is lost-in-translation when you switch from movies to television, but not in this case. Ash vs Evil Dead has all of the creepiness, gore, camp, and hilarity worthy of its film predecessors. The choreography, cinematography, dialogue, soundtrack, and setting are all exactly what you would... Read More