Tony Schaab

  • Movie Review: ‘Power Rangers’

    Posted Friday, March 24th, 2017 10:00 am GMT -4

    It’s practically a no-win situation, you know? Take a property that was created pretty much exclusively to sell toys to kids in the all-flash-and-no-substance 1990s and try to give it a dose of updated-for-the-2010s grittiness while still trying to pay lip service to the now-aged 20-and-30-something fans of the original who will almost assuredly be […]

  • Throwback Thursday: “Shock Waves” (1977)

    Posted Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 06:00 pm GMT -4

    A lot of movie genres have what folks call “sub-genres,” where you can find more specialized types of tales within the greater grouping. The sci-fi and horror genres are pretty unique areas of film-making, because not even do the two genres cross-over quite often, even their sub-genres have sub-genres of their own! Within the realm […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

    Posted Friday, March 17th, 2017 08:27 pm GMT -4

    It’s a tale as old as time, you know this. If you’re here reading the review of Disney’s latest live-action* adaptation of one of their classic animated films, then you’ve got a good idea of what you’re getting into here: a story that you’re already familiar with, fleshed out into a more feature-length run time […]

  • Ridley Scott Shoots Down This ‘Alien: Covenant’ Rumor

    Posted Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 04:45 pm GMT -4

    Coming up quickly on the calendar is the latest prequel/sequel in the ‘Alien’ film franchise.  Titled ‘Alien: Covenant,’ the movie will take place following the events of the other recent prequel, ‘Prometheus,’ but sometime before the events shown in the original ‘Alien’ film.  Many fans have wondered if ‘Covenant’ will feature any tie-ins to the […]

  • New ‘Kong’ Comic Book Miniseries Will Tell The Stories Immediately Preceding And Following The Film

    Posted Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4

    With ‘Kong: Skull Island’ winning the box office this weekend, it’s inevitable that we were going to get more merchandise surrounding the property.  This, however, is not necessarily a bad thing; the film has been a domestic and international hit with audiences – with our own review of the film being a glowing one as […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Kong: Skull Island’

    Posted Friday, March 10th, 2017 04:16 pm GMT -4

    Okay, so let’s get this out of the way first: you clearly know what you’re getting into when you sit down to watch ‘Kong: Skull Island.’  If you come into the movie hoping to see the next big Oscar-worthy “thinker” movie or a slapstick rom-com, you are in the wrong place.  Clearly.  But if you’ve […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘Versus’ (2000)

    Posted Thursday, March 9th, 2017 02:30 pm GMT -4

    Watching ‘Versus’ is kind of like taking a chance on dating someone that is not your normal “type” – it might be a little outside your comfort zone and very different from what you usually do, but once you spend some time with it, you find it a refreshing change from what you are used […]

  • Mark Wahlberg Is Making A Comic Book – But Only To Turn It Into A Feature Film?

    Posted Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 07:00 pm GMT -4

    We’re in the height of “other media” properties being turned into movies; a plethora of books, video games, and comic books are all being bought up by production companies and given the “big-screen” treatment.  That’s all well and good – but does it seem odd that a comic book series would be created just for […]

  • New X-Men Films Will Not Focus On The Professor X/Magneto Relationship

    Posted Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Like any good pairing, a duo should have a little bit of adversity and conflict between them: Good and Evil, Yin and Yang, Peanut Butter and Jelly.  The X-Men film series (and the comic books too, of course) have this as well, in the form of the excellent “frenemies” pairing of Professor X and Magneto, […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Get Out’

    Posted Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 04:17 pm GMT -4

    As the genre continues to grow, the horror film space becomes increasingly crowded with movies that reheash or “borrow” their plot elements from other stories.  Fresh takes and original ideas become increasingly hard to come by.  In part, this is also due to the major film production studios’ preference to stick with “safe” and proven […]

  • Where Did Matt Damon’s Accent In ‘The Great Wall’ Come From? Literally Nowhere, Says The Actor Himself

    Posted Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 01:00 pm GMT -4

    WARNING: Spoilers lie ahead for some plot elements of ‘The Great Wall.’  If you haven’t seen the film yet – congratulations to you! – and you want to avoid knowing these things, then feel free to stop reading now. So, ‘The Great Wall’ is a thing that happened in theaters this past weekend.  Making only […]

  • The Next Season Of ‘American Horror Story’ Will Feature The Sheer Terror Of… The 2016 Presidential Election

    Posted Thursday, February 16th, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4

    As Oscar Wilde famously once wrote, “Life imitates Art.”  Many people, however, don’t realize that there is more to this quote from Wilde’s 1889 essay ‘The Decay of Lying’ – the full sentence is actually “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life.”  In pop culture, the reverse may be true, as many films, […]

  • VIDEO: Check Out X-23′s Medical Procedure In This New ‘Logan’ Clip

    Posted Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 04:24 pm GMT -4

    Fans are gearing up for the release of the (alleged) final outing for Hugh Jackman’s portrayal of X-Man Wolverine in ‘Logan,’ hitting theaters next month.  As per business as usual, the marketing machine at 20th Century Fox is hitting its stride prior to the film’s release, and today we have a new clip that highlights […]

  • Kevin Sorbo To Star On ‘Supergirl’ With Teri Hatcher – Whom He Almost Starred With As Superman In The 1990s!

    Posted Friday, February 10th, 2017 10:00 am GMT -4

    In a recent interview, ‘Hercules: The Legendary Journeys’ star Kevin Sorbo was beyond excited to talk about his upcoming guest-star stint on The CW’s ‘Supergirl’ – including unleashing a little-known fact about his previous near run-in with DC Comics fame. At the Directors Guild of America Awards ceremony, Sorbo said in an interview that his […]

  • Netflix Aims To Make Science Even Cooler In The First Trailer For ‘Bill Nye Saves The World!’

    Posted Thursday, February 9th, 2017 09:00 pm GMT -4

    If there’s one thing the world could always use more of, it’s education for all people.  The question that has plagued mankind – teachers, mostly – since the beginning of time is: how can learning be made cool?  Well, one guy has had a pretty firm grasp for a while now on how to make […]