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An ‘Unfriended’ Ghost in the Machinery

Equal parts Paranormal Activity, The Ring and Scream, Unfriended comes off as a gimmick movie at first glance—the entire film is shown through the laptop screen of main character Blaire (Shelley Henning), a typical American teenager who spends her time flitting through social media, YouTube clips and…

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‘It Follows’ Knows Who You Did Last Summer

Detroit college student Jay (Maika Monroe) is dating handsome brooder Hugh (Jake Weary). After they decide to go all the way in Hugh’s car, Hugh informs her that the act passed on a curse to her: a supernatural entity will stalk her until she passes the curse on to somebody else. The entity can appear…

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TV: The Once and Future Rick Grimes

Spoiler alert! The following entry discusses the events of Sunday’s season finale of AMC’s The Walking Dead. It’s been a couple of decades since I read The Once and Future King, T.H. White’s philosophical study of the King Arthur legend. If I remember correctly, though, it was about 600 pages…

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Movie Review: A Messy, But Happy ‘Home’

Welcome to Earth, home of the Boov! Wait…let me back up. In DreamWorks’ Home, a passive-agressively pacifist alien species called the Boov are on the run from a much more agressive-agressively species called the Gorg. Their leader is Captain Smek (Steve Martin), named as such because he’s the best…

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Equal parts Paranormal Activity, The Ring and Scream, Unfriended comes off as a gimmick movie at first glance—the entire film is shown through the laptop screen of main character Blaire (Shelley Henning), a typical American teenager who spends…

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Detroit college student Jay (Maika Monroe) is dating handsome brooder Hugh (Jake Weary). After they decide to go all the way in Hugh’s car, Hugh informs her that the act passed on a curse to her: a supernatural entity will stalk her until she passes…

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Spoiler alert! The following entry discusses the events of Sunday’s season finale of AMC’s The Walking Dead. It’s been a couple of decades since I read The Once and Future King, T.H. White’s philosophical study of the King Arthur legend.…

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Welcome to Earth, home of the Boov! Wait…let me back up. In DreamWorks’ Home, a passive-agressively pacifist alien species called the Boov are on the run from a much more agressive-agressively species called the Gorg. Their leader is Captain…

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Previously...on Fanboys of the Universe

What do we have in the FBOTU Pull-List this week? Let’s see…He-Man…Jem…Darth Vader?! It’s like I went to sleep… Read More »

Steve Grand was destined to go viral. Handsome, muscular, possessed of a rich baritenor and unassuming “boy next door”… Read More »

Once upon a time, Disney decided to further leverage its princess franchise and remake Cinderella, one of its most famous… Read More »

Madonna has been around for a while. Over 30 years, in fact. We’re not talking about Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone. We’re… Read More »

In Chappie, a lawless Johannesburg of the future is policed with the help of robots developed by the brilliant Deon Wilson… Read More »

Medical researchers Frank (Mark Duplass) and Zoe (Olivia Wilde) are working on a project that aims to revive a recently dead… Read More »

Eggs Unwin (Taron Egerton) doesn’t have it easy. Unemployed with few prospects, living in a working class ghetto with his… Read More »

Hoo boy. Jupiter Ascending defies the constraints of a typical plot summary, but here goes. Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis) is… Read More »

In Disney’s Big Hero 6, teenage prodigy Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter) lives in San Fransokyo with his Aunt Cass (Maya Rudolph),… Read More »

Ig Parrish (Daniel Radcliffe) is having a very rough time. His girlfriend Merrin (Juno Temple) has been brutally murdered,… Read More »

Lucy (Scarlett Johansson), an American living in Taipei, is kidnapped by men working for mob boss Mr. Jang (Choi Min­Sik)… Read More »

An experiment to combat global warming backfires, sending Earth into a new ice age that nearly kills all life on the planet.… Read More »

Every story has two sides to it, even the story of everybody’s favorite dark fairy. Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) was… Read More »

The hero known as Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) has hung up his tights, but his exploits have inspired a burgeoning community… Read More »

Wolverine, aka Logan (Hugh Jackman), is living as a hermit after the events of X-Men: The Last Stand, tortured by visions… Read More »

In the near future, humanity is under attack by giant monsters from the ocean floor called kaiju. Giant robots called jaegers… Read More »

I saw Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel three times before I felt like I could really write about it fairly. Like many others,… Read More »

When you run with the Doctor, it feels like it’ll never end, but however hard you try, you can’t run forever.… Read More »

A year after the events in Star Trek, Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) is in trouble for once again violating the Prime… Read More »

Less than three weeks after the Boston Marathon bombing, I am sitting in a crowded movie theater, watching a movie about… Read More »

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