Movie Review: Hush – Her Silence Doesn’t Make Her Helpless

Genre: Thriller, Horror Director: Mike Flanagan Running Time: 81 Minutes “You are most powerful when you are most silent. People never expect silence. They expect words, motion, defense, offense, back and forth. They expect to leap into the fray. They are ready, fists up, words hanging leaping from their mouths. Silence? No.” ― Alison McGhee,... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Exodus – Gods and Kings

In keeping with the Egyptian theme, we decided to round off our day with Exodus: Gods and Kings. What a complete crock of shit. Let me also just get this bit of controversy out of the way before I start: there is no record (other than the bible) or archaeological evidence that 2 million Jews... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon: Kung Fury 2

If you've never heard of Kung Fury but love the the idea of Hitler getting his comeuppance, CGI from the early 2000s, and the snappy one-liners of 80's action movies, then this is the short film for you. This venture was a Kickstarter project, headed by the film's writer, director and eponymous protagonist, David Sandberg.... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Gods of Egypt

Truly, the dark horse of the day, Gods of Egypt far surpassed our expectations and was the least offensive when it came to historical and mythological inaccuracies. Set has essentially stolen the throne of upper and lower Egypt from Horus by killing Osiris. After years of blindness and isolation, Horus accepts the help from a... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: The Legend of Hercules

The Legend of Hercules was by far the funniest of the films chosen for your Historically Inaccurate Movie Day. Unintentionally so. We found ourselves in hysterics largely due to our inability to hear the dialogue as a number of the cast had very strong accents. As a result we decided to fill in our own... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Wrath of the Titans

The first order of business was Wrath of the Titans, the sequel to the 2010 mythological disappointment Clash of the Titans. Basically, Perseus is charged with rescuing his father, Zeus, from Hades and Ares. Hades is killing his brothers to channel their divine power into resurrecting the Titan Kronos. Perseus must travel to the Underworld,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Story of a Secret Heart – When smart people do stupid things

 "I was still in my PJs, and there was vomit on the bedroom floor, which I had not bothered to clean up, from the night before. I truly was a mess." - Cassi, Story of a Secret Heart The Plot This autobiography follows Cassi and her escapades, bad decisions and crazy life after the bitter... Continue Reading →

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