31 Days of Horror: Day 26 – Red State (2011)

I am doing the 31 Days of Horror Challenge. Every day in October, I will watch a different horror film I have never seen before and write about it here on the blog. Despite the claims of writer/director Kevin Smith, Red State is barely a horror film. To call it a film at all is […]

31 Days of Horror: Day 17 – ParaNorman (2012)

I am doing the 31 Days of Horror Challenge. Every day in October, I will watch a different horror film I have never seen before and write about it here on the blog. It’s rare to find a family film that doesn’t condescend to youngsters while alienating parents. Pixar has built a successful business model […]

The Sci-Fi Spectacular 7

On March 9th through the 10th, the Sci-Fi Spectacular was held at the Portage Theater in Chicago. I am a veteran of events put on by Movieside in my wonderful city. I’ve attended The Massacre for the last five years, even flying in for two of them when I spent two depressing years living in […]