Category: Pop Culture

Mortal Kombat 101: Everything You Need To Know

Titans, realms, elder gods and kamidogus (don’t worry if you have no idea what that is). Just a small handful of the beings and creations that inhabit and shape the landscape of the  Mortal Kombat universe. The lore surrounding the popular franchise has an overwhelming number of personalities and timelines to keep track of that

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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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Zombie Media: Should It Stay In The Grave?

Walkers. Zed heads. Biters. The Undead. Zombie. For decades, what we’ve come to know as the classic brain devourer risen from the dead has flooded mainstream media with endless waves of adaptations and interpretations.  Well regarded as the GodFather of the modern zombie, George A. Romero created the first imagined creation that all future iterations

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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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Invincible Ep 4/5 Review!

Invincible, episodes 4 and 5 have been released which means a new review with a dash of fan theory! With new information revealed and clues brought to light, I’ve begun spinning possible theories of what may lay ahead. The two most recent episodes are a departure from the first three in a few ways. Since

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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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