Doctor Strange (2016)

This is the second movie I’ve been wrong about in a relatively short amount of time, and I couldn’t be happier. I anticipated Marvel’s Doctor Strange to be a shoo-in for my growing list of repetitive, borderline-tedious superhero movies, but just when I thought my superpower was super-cynicism, I bought a ticket to this mind-bending action-fantasy…

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Due to the nature of most manner of sequels and reboots, I (forgive me, all-mighty J.K. Rowling) expected this movie to fail. Or at least to come across as rather disappointing and vaguely forgettable. But Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is none of these things. The film features easy-to-love characters, adorable and well-rendered magical creatures,…

Scare-athon 31-41!

Happy Halloween!! (Edit: Happy November seventh!!) This will be the final installment of my 2016 Scare-athon, and it’s just dawned on me that I’ve watched forty-one horror movies since October 1st. I can’t believe I managed to get any sleep at all in these past thirty-one days. Thanks for sticking with me on this terrifying journey; hope…

7 Underrated Horror Classics to Add to Your To-Watch List This Halloween

It’s Halloween, and anyone who’s not stealing candy from their friends and neighbors tonight is probably planning to spend the night with their favorite seasonal films. (The luckiest among us will make time for both!) After watching a total of 41 horror flicks this month in preparation for my favorite holiday, here are my seven top recommendations for…