Steven Gates

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Review: You People (2023)

While looking at the new releases this week, I spotted a title on Netflix that I hadn’t seen advertised anywhere. It’s called You People and stars Eddie Murphy, Jonah Hill, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. It’s a romantic comedy revolving around a …

Review: The Last Of Us (Episode 2)

On Sunday, we got our second episode of HBO Max’s The Last of Us. If you look back at my review of Episode 1, I spoke to the amazing lore building and set up for the series that …

Review: The Last of Us (Episode 1)

The highly anticipated debut of HBO Max’s The Last of Us has finally arrived! Based on the Sony games of the same name, The Last of Us follows Joel and Ellie as they trek through an apocalyptic wasteland full of …

Evil Dead Rise Trailer Review

We finally have our first look at the much anticipated Evil Dead Rise. It definitely appears to be a return to form for the franchise. Directed by Lee Cronin and starring Alyssa Sutherland and Lily Sullivan, Evil Dead Rise

Review: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

On Friday, December 9th, Netflix released Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio. There was a lot of buzz around this one, debuting with a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes. Coming off the heels of the release of his Cabinet of Curiosities on …

Review: A Christmas Story Christmas

This weekend, I had the pleasure of watching A Christmas Story Christmas, the real A Christmas Story 2. If you’ll recall, the original A Christmas Story followed 1940’s kid, Ralphie Parker on an average kid’s Christmas. The story …

Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities: A Review

This week we were treated to a new series on Netflix titled Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities. It’s a horror anthology series, similar to the wildly popular Creepshow. Season 1 contains 8 episodes, all directed by different …

The Halloween Saga: A Dramatic Shift

This last weekend marked the end of a 40+ year story of Laurie Strode and her battle with The Shape, aka Michael Myers with the release of Halloween Ends. A household name in the world of horror, John Carpenter’s

Rob Zombie’s The Munsters: A Love Letter

On September 27th, Rob Zombie unleashed his newest film project to the world. Rob Zombie’s The Munsters is now available to stream on Netflix, but how does it stack up against Zombie’s typical work? More importantly, how does it compare …

Andor: A Fitting Prequel

September 21st marked the Disney+ debut of the first three episodes of Andor, a prequel series to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The show follows Diego Luna’s titular character, Cassian Andor, during the beginning stages of the …

Hellraiser: Then and Now

Hellraiser is a long-running franchise in the horror realm. Pinhead is an icon in horror cinema. Even those who haven’t seen a frame of the film would recognize him.

But not everyone knows that Hellraiser was actually an adaptation. The …

Beavis and Butt-Head: 90s Humor in a Modern Age

Nostalgia has become a huge tool in marketing and entertainment lately. From food and drink to TV shows, the 90s have resurfaced for a new generation. However, there are certain things that just do not hold up due to the …

Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game Poster
Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game

Killer Klowns from Outer Space is the literal definition of a “Cult Classic.” (Or would it be Kult Klassic?) The movie was an absolute bomb at release but gained tons of fans as time went on.

The premise, to no …

Review: Prime Video’s Samaritan

Prime Video has deepened its footing in the superhero realm with the release of Samaritan. Directed by Julius Avery (Overlord, Son of a Gun), Samaritan tells the story of twin brothers who were born with incredible strength, …

Top 5 Musical Numbers in South Park

Earlier this month, South Park celebrated its 25th anniversary with an amazing two-night concert event held at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado. This event was filled with songs from throughout South Park’s history, but also included some special …

Top 5 Underrated Streaming Apps

Amid the constant marketing of well known apps such as, Netflix, Prime Video, and Disney+, there are a slew of highly underrated video streaming apps out there! Many of them are even free to use, with the caveat of watching …

Prey: A Whole New Take on Predator

On August 5th, Hulu released Prey, a new installment of the Predator franchise, directed by Dan Trachtenberg. Prey marks the 7th movie in the Predator universe, including the Alien Vs. Predator films. It’s no secret to those that have …

The MCU and Change in Direction

It’s no secret the Marvel Cinematic Universe has changed significantly since Iron Man first debuted in 2008, but there has been an interesting trend in how the direction of the MCU is continuing to develop. About a month ago, I …