Cultwatch! John Carpenter’s The Thing

It looks like Jimmy and Tom are on a bit of John Carpenter streak in Cultwatch!  That’s the only explanation possible for why they

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Top 10 Sci Fi/Fantasy Movie Composers

The composer is the unsung hero of genre films.  An excellent symphonic score can make a bad film tolerable (see, e.g. Conan the Barbarian),

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AFI Countdown Challenge #25: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

A boy befriends an alien in this modern classic from Steven Spielberg.

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AFI Countdown Challenge #64: Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

Friendly aliens visit the Earth, a global phenomenon made personal through the eyes of everyman Richard Dreyfuss.

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Stranger Things 2: A Theory For What It Will Include

Stranger Things was an absolute joy to watch. So much that it was almost crushing to realize when it was over that Stranger Things 2 hasn’t even been picked up by Netflix. Although when even the CEO of Netflix says it would be dumb not to do a second season, I think we’ll eventually see a second season.

But what will the second season bring? The Duffer brothers have already started dropping some hints about what season 2 will bring us, but of course they aren’t going to tell us the really good stuff. While I eagerly, albeit impatiently, await what twists and turns and scares they’ll bring us, I also started thinking about what direction they may head. This started to shape into a theory that could be amazing to see.

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Simpsons Did It!: “A Star Is Burns”

In which it isn’t quite the Jetsons meeting the Flintstones.

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