Author: Michael Anthony

Horror in Literature: From Novels to Reddit

The concept of horror is one of the oldest genres in storytelling. Early tribes would tell ghost stories of demons and monsters as a way to warn of the dangers of the unknown and the world they live in. These stories would be past down from one generation to the next, evolving over time. These

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What The Hell Did I Just Watch? The Mystery of Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s Films

If you haven’t watched a single Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead film, don’t worry. I’m not holding that against you. Their films are relatively new, and they aren’t exactly a household name. The whole point of these articles is to encourage you readers to delve into some strangeness every now and again, to explore films,

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Wolfwalkers: The Closure to the Irish Folklore Trilogy

After twelve years, Irish filmmaker and animator Tomm Moore’s Irish Folklore Trilogy has come to an end, concluding with the Academy Award nominated feature, Wolfwalkers. This will be Moore’s third feature to be nominated for such a prestigious award, as each of the films within the trilogy have also been nominated before. The trilogy delves

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The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of the Found Footage Era

Found footage films, we hate to love them, but they have become such an intricate part of modern cinema. Used as a technique in tribute to epistolary novels, the found footage film parodies a documentary-like method to convince the audience that what they are watching is within the realm of plausibility. This technique is milked

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An Inevitable End: The Finale to Isayama’s Attack on Titan Manga

First, let me warn you that this article will contain major spoilers. If you’re only watching the anime with no intention of ever picking up the manga (that’s just plain silly in my opinion) this article will still contain spoilers since the anime has been, and will continue to be, loyal to creator Hajime Isayama’s

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Cthulhu Day: All Hail!

To commemorate this most glorious of days and pay proper tribute to our lord and master, Cthulhu, let’s not delve into his literary creator but rather focus on the achievements, influences, and gifts bestowed to us by the Great Elder One. This day is his (it’s?) day after all and not H.P. Lovecraft’s.  I’m sure

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Solar Opposites : Season Two

Creators Justin Roiland (Rick and Morty) and Mike McMahan released season two of Solar Opposites on Hulu. Many fans of Rick and Morty tuned into the show last year, skeptical if it would maintain the dark humor and raw emotional intelligence of Roiland and Dan Harmon’s cult hit. Though most reviews remained positive, raving on

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Attack on Titan: The End is Near

The mid-season finale for Attack on Titan: The Final Season has finally premiered, leaving anime fans hugging their knees as they wait for the recently announced part two premiere which is aimed to be released sometime in the upcoming winter. Manga fans won’t have to wait as long as the final issue (issue #139) of

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