Tag Archives: Star Wars

‘A Disturbance In The Force’ (2023): How The Star Wars Holiday Special Happened – Film Review


As much as I am a horror nerd, my other Nerddom lies with Star Wars. Star Wars was released the same year I was born. I am a little envious of people who got to experience Star Wars for the first time in 1977. Star Wars changed not only the …

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Is ‘FPS: First Person Shooter’ the Definitive Documentary on the Genre?

The documentary, FPS: First Person Shooter, is a massive four and a half hour documentary on its title subject, but is it the definitive documentary? FPS: First Person Shooter covers everything from the genre’s roots in Maze War in the early 70s to modern gaming. You’ll see a lot of …

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‘Return of the Jedi’ (1983) Turns 40: Living Teddy Bears, Talking Lobsters, and Child Killer Force Ghosts

The final chapter in the OG sci-fi/fantasy franchise beloved by millions, Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi turns 40 this month. Volumes have been written about the first three films in George Lucas’ brilliant exercise in world-building, with Empire widely considered to be the best, and Jedi normally …

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FantastiCon Comic Convention – Toledo, Ohio – Event Review

FantastiCon 2023

While technically not a horror convention (my usual haunts), Fantasticon-Toledo this past weekend, had plenty to offer the average horror fan. Walking into the, very full on Sunday, Seagate Convention Center, you immediately got the feeling that you were, somewhat anyways, among “your tribe”. There was definitely some full frontal …

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PopHorror Interviews The Incredible Top Stunt Performer, Skyler Mowatt!

Skylar Mowatt

I’ve interviewed several talented people over the years, but I rarely get the opportunity to chat with stunt performers. Luckily for me, I recently had the privilege of chatting with Skyler Mowatt, the incredible stunt performer, who has worked on some amazing shows like Supernatural, Riverdale, Altered Carbon, and Van …

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Fantasia Fest 2021: Phil Tippett’s ‘Mad God’ Is A Magnum Opus Expedition Through Hell – Movie Review

For those who may not be familiar with Phil Tippett, please allow me a second to catch you up. A legend in the VFX field, Tippett has worked on and supervised practical and stop motion FX for many of the major formative films of the last century. Jurassic Park, A …

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Some Light In A Dark Year: A Few Positive Outlooks For A Suffering Film Community In 2020

So far, 2020 hasn’t been easy on any of us—owner of Amazon excluded—and as the year winds down without any awards season or holiday tent pole releases, it’s a lackluster end to the most dismal 365 days of wide releases ever. Marvel didn’t have a movie premiered for the first …

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The 8th Annual Rhode Island Comic Con 2019 Was A Real Vacation

Between November 1-3, the Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island Convention Center and Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island were hopping with excitement from Rhode Island Comic Con 2019. This was the event’s 8th year, and to celebrate, event holders Altered Reality Entertainment brought the Griswold family back together once …

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Interview with Curtis and Tracy Hickman: The Creators of The VOID VR Horror Experience

Serving as a warehouse, office and asset for innovative entrepreneurs of storytelling, Disney Accelerator of Glendale, CA recently hosted an exclusive look into the groundbreaking VR experience of The VOID. Developed by Curtis Hickman and his father, Tracy, with the slogan “Step Beyond Reality,” The VOID is an immersive hyper-reality …

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