Movie Review: ‘Hereditary’

June 8, 2018 at 12:03 am | Posted in horror, Movies, Reviews | Leave a comment

Let me start by saying Hereditary is one of the creepiest, dark, evil movies I’ve seen in a long time. It’s the kind of movie that will stick with you and haunt you at night. You won’t feel quite safe in the dark for a bit. However, this is not a movie for religious people as you will not like the ending.

The movie opens with an obituary for the grandma. That sets the mood of this film. It’s not your standard horror film. All the standard setups, the standard tricks, this movie side steps those. There’s a couple of things you’ve seen before, but the feel of the movie, it’s very different. In fact it’s a really slow burn at first. It introduces you to the characters, yet there are clues even at the beginning that something is not right. There’s more going on than what they’re telling you. And throughout everything, there is an oddness. All of the characters are a little odd, some more so than others. There are dark turns in the movie that keep your interest, but they keep you on your toes not knowing where things are going. In fact the storytellers behind this film keep their cards very close to their chest until the end. That’s when they lay it all out. Continue Reading Movie Review: ‘Hereditary’…

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Around the Web

June 8, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys & Collectibles, Trailer, Video Games | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Convention & Event News

Star Wars Celebration tickets are on sale and some are selling out (VIP is sold out, 5 day tickets are sold out). However, since Thursday is a preview day only (no stage programming) you might be better off with a four day stay anyway. Hotels are going fast through the official website, but you might have some luck trying the hotel sites directly.

  • Origins is June 13 to 17 in Columbus, OH. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • All*Star Comic Con is June 15 to 17 in Tysons Corner, VA. Star Wars guests include Jason Aaron, John Jackson Miller, and Brian Muir.
  • Westercon is July 4 in Denver, CO. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Bell County Comic Con is August 3 to 5 in Belton, TX. Star Wars guests include Timothy Zahn.
  • Tampa Bay Comic Con is August 3 to 6 in Tampa Bay, FL. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • Dragon Con is August 30 to September 3 in Atlanta, GA. Star Wars guests include Kevin J. Anderson.
  • FanX is September 6 to 8 in Salt Lake City, UT. Star Wars guests include Tim Curry, Delilah S. Dawson, Kevin Hearne, Paul Reubens, and Brent Spiner.
  • Star Wars Celebration 2019 is April 11 to 15 in Chicago, IL.

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