Brittney Wittmer

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Teen Wolf: The Movie is Wistful, But Misses Its Mark

When MTV’s Teen Wolf ended in 2017, the calls for a revival started immediately. For years, fans begged and pleaded online for a little bit more of their favorite show, a little bit more time with their favorite characters, a …

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Review: Missing (2023)

If you’re going to the movies this weekend, you don’t want to miss Missing (2023). A standalone sequel, it follows Aneesh Chaganty’s Searching (2018), starring John Cho. While Searching is about a father looking for his missing daughter, Missing tells …

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Our FAN EXPO New Orleans Recap

This past weekend, The Fan Room got an inside look at FAN EXPO New Orleans. We brushed arms with celebrities, talked to cosplayers, and had a whole lot of fun with a whole lot of fans. Take a look at …

Get Ready for FAN EXPO New Orleans

This weekend, The Big Easy is throwing a big party. (Though, let’s be real—it’s always a party in New Orleans.) Starting Friday, FAN EXPO will be taking over the Ernest N Morial Convention Center to play host to celebrities, fans, …

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Bombshell ‘Barbie’ Teaser Trailer

Last weekend, the teaser trailer dropped for one of the most highly anticipated films of 2023: Greta Gerwig’s Barbie. Within minutes, the internet was painted pink, covered in gifs, and full of people asking, “Wait…what did I just watch?”

Before …

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Review: The Mean One (2022)

This past weekend, a new Christmas movie received a limited theatrical release. The Mean One is a parody of the classic tale How The Grinch Stole Christmas, just…a little more violent and bloody. The trailer left movie fans searching …

The Final Trailer for Teen Wolf: The Movie

MTV’s Teen Wolf was just supposed to be a cute television show about teenage werewolves. Instead, it turned into a six-year long journey that amassed a huge fan following—a pack, if you will. While the show officially ended in 2017, …

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Violent Night is Violently Fun

It only took five words to sell me on Violent Night (2022). They weren’t “Die Hard meets Home Alone” or “time for some season’s beatings.” No, no. All I needed to hear was “David Harbour is Santa Claus” …

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Glass Onion: Spoiler-Free Review

It’s been three years since Rian Johnson re-invented the “whodunnit” genre with Knives Out (2019). It was funny, it was intricate, it had an all-star cast, and it was nothing like what the audience expected. Lest I speak too highly …

Criminal Minds: Evolution Premieres with Two Episodes

Every family celebrates Thanksgiving differently. Some watch the Macy’s Day Parade, some watch the football game, and some watch fictional serial killers commit murders that would leave anyone with nightmares. Personally, I found that the best way to wind down …

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Review: The Menu (2022)

From Searchlight Pictures comes the latest in modern horror, The Menu (2022). While the description seems pretty cut and dry, the film is a delectable surprise with a fresh take on an increasingly popular theme. (Excuse the food puns.)

The …

The Criminal Minds: Evolution Trailer is Finally Here

Wheels up, team. CBS’s long-running FBI drama, Criminal Minds, is coming back this November on Paramount+ in triumphant revival—Criminal Minds: Evolution—and our first look is finally here. The trailer shows our favorite profilers, a glimpse into a …

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‘When We Were Young Festival’ Succeeds Against All Odds

Back in January, music fans were sent into a frenzy by the unexpected announcement of the When We Were Young Festival: a brand new music event that boasted headlining bands like My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Mayday Parade, The All-American Rejects, …

The Midnight Club Explained

Well—as “explained” as any intricate horror story by Mike Flanagan can be.

The Midnight Club is Flanagan’s latest Netflix project and, like its predecessors—Haunting of Hill House, Haunting of Bly Manor, and my personal favorite, Midnight Mass—there’s a …

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Hocus Pocus 2: Living Up to the Legend

“Come little children, I’ll take thee away into a land of enchantment…”

The words that started it all—a Disney Channel Original, a Halloween classic, a cultural cornerstone for a generation. Hocus Pocus has been a hit since it came out …

How CW’s ‘The Winchesters’ Changes ‘Supernatural’

Saving people. Hunting things. It’s the family business—and the business is back.

Supernatural was more than just a TV show. With fifteen seasons, it holds the record as the longest running sci-fi/fantasy series on American television. The fandom is legendary …

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Halloween Horror Nights: Orlando or Hollywood?

The nights are getting colder. The shadows are getting longer. The screams can be heard from miles around. It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights.

Every autumn, Universal Studios hosts one of the biggest events …

Top 5 Speeches from the 2022 Emmy Awards

The 2022 Emmy Awards aired this past Monday with some groundbreaking award winners and hilarious moments. Lee Jung-jae won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role on Netflix’s Squid Game. He is the …

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Who to Expect at the 2022 Emmy Awards

Technically, the 2022 Emmy Awards are already underway. The past weekend saw the announcement of winners in the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which includes several technical and artistic categories. However, the more flashy awards, like “Outstanding Drama Series” or …

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Review: The Invitation (2022)

This past weekend, The Invitation dominated the domestic box office. It’s the latest in supernatural horror, and helps to establish an emerging sub-genre: a gorgeous girl in an extravagant dress kills a family of rich people trying to sacrifice her. …

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House of the Dragon is a Fresh Start for Game of Thrones

You don’t have to be a superfan to know that, when Game of Thrones ended in 2019, things got ugly. The finale was so poorly received that, for a while, it was unclear whether or not HBO would move forward …

Evil Season 4 Depends Entirely on Sheryl Luria

The premise of Paramount Plus’s series Evil sounds like the setup to a lame joke: a priest, a psychologist, and a handyman investigate strange occurrences on behalf of the Catholic church. At first glance, it seems like just another procedural …

Woodstock ’99: A Lesson Not Learned

Imagine Fyre Festival, Warped Tour, and DashCon all combined into one event; that’s essentially what happened when they tried to revive Woodstock in 1999.

Netflix’s new docuseries, Trainwreck: Woodstock ‘99, takes an in-depth look at the disastrous concert festival …

Inside the Upside Down: Stranger Things Experience NYC

Brooklyn, do you copy? If there’s any radio interference, don’t worry—it’s probably the inter-dimensional rift in the Duggal Greenhouse.

Since the beginning of May, the Brooklyn Naval Yard has been housing a portal straight into 80’s Hawkins, Indiana. The Stranger

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SDCC 2022 Cosplayers: Our Staff Picks

Forget all the panels and celebrities and activations. The best part of any convention is seeing all the meticulously crafted costumes made by fans and cosplayers. Here are some of the best people we ran into during San Diego Comic …

EDDIE LIVES: The Evidence for Eddie Munson’s Survival

It’s common knowledge that, during a show’s hiatus, fans go absolutely insane. Twenty-four hours after a finale, the web is already full of novella-length essays analyzing that one scene, that one line delivery, that one brief hand touch. Or, in …

Welcome to The Fan Room

Ever wonder what happens in the Green Room? That mystical, magical place where all your favorite celebrities hang out between takes, interviews, and special guest appearances. It’s a far off dream for most of us…or is it?

Welcome to The …