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Wednesday, the Netflix series that revives the gothic genre
Netflix premiered Wednesday, an eight-part series that centers on Wednesday, the eldest daughter of the Addams family. She was expelled from the high school she was attending due to a nasty incident involving the water polo team and two bags of piranhas. Her parents, Morticia and Gomez Addams decide to enroll her in Nevermore Academy, which specializes in educating underprivileged children. As she tries to forge her own destiny at the school, where her parents' legacy takes on great importance, Wednesday soon finds herself embroiled in a mystery involving murders in a nearby town.
A Robot's Lost City
I have always been incredibly fascinated with the fact that Studio Ghibli films have a specific sense of nostalgia. I want to believe this is a sentiment for everyone who enjoys Ghibli films because, for me, they represent both a gleeful childhood and a vessel that allows us to find magical and meaningful moments as we grow older.
House Of The Dragon Season 1 Review:
Cast: Emma D’Arcy, Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Eve Best, Rhys Ifans, Fabien Frankel, Eve Best & ensemble.
Movie Review: Netflix Once Again Cashes in on Marilyn Monroe with 'Blonde'
Blonde (2022) Directed by Andrew Dominik Written by Andrew Dominik Starring Ana De Armas, Adrian Brody Release Date September 23rd, 2022
'The Menu' Wins Audience Award at Fantastic Fest 2022
Fantastic Fest, the film festival arm of Austin, Texas based cult movie theater chain, The Alamo Drafthouse, announced their award winners on Tuesday, September 27th. One of the awards to watch for was the Audience Award as voted by those who attended Fantastic Fest in Austin from September 22nd to the 29th. This year's audience award was given to The Menu, a new thriller coming to theaters nationwide from Director Mark Mylod.
Double Date with The Muppets
Kermit the Frog detested Tiktok because people do silly things like cooking chicken in cough syrup. The current trend was double dates with strangers. The Jim Henson Company had picked up on this. He hoped by now that he would be swimming in the Bahamas. However, his agent had other plans. He was sworn in to do a skint of videos. If it wasn’t for his dearly beloved Miss Piggy, he would have retired from the show business years ago.
Three Bits of Wisdom I took from ‘The Woman King’
Recently, I checked out a fantastic film entitled “The Woman King” that dropped in theaters this year (September 16th). There were so many lessons that I learned from this movie, but I wanted to lay out a few that particularly landed with me.
Wonder Woman vs. She-Hulk
Warning: The following contains spoilers for the 2017 Wonder Woman film, the first three episodes of She-Hulk, and other Marvel films.
Word count goals can be poison for your creative writing.
I've written a lot of words. Eight novels worth, plus a bunch of short fiction too. Counting words is second nature to me. It's great for reflecting on what you've achieved, after you've achieved it.
Classic Movie Review: Clerks
Clerks (1994) Directed by Kevin Smith Written by Kevin Smith Starring Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith
Our brains synchronize when playing online games, even when no one is around
According to a new study, the results of which scientists published in the journal Neuropsychologia, human brains synchronize with each other when playing online computer games. In addition, this unique phenomenon should occur even with complete mutual isolation of individuals who play together online, reports ScienceAlert.
14 Unsettling Paintings by Goya That Would Leave You Anxious
"A hag or a witch grins ghoulishly over a bowl of food, an evil-looking figure whispers in the ear of an old man, a drowning dog lost in an unidentifiable mass, and the most disturbing out of them is the demonic figure with wide eyes and swallowing the body of his own child."