10 Garbage TV Shows From The 70’s

The 1970’s was the hangover decade from the 1960’s in America: the groovy aesthetics and drug-fuelled sensibilities were still present but had become somewhat mainstream and bland by this decade. As a result, American television was reflective of the sort of random, chaotic whims that the previous decade’s flower children embraced. Only since television was…

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Cult Classics: Grindhouse

The lurid exploitation films of the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s gave cheap thrills to filmgoing audiences looking to make out in the back seats of the theater or their cars, see a few gross kill-shots and grungy effects, or else enjoy the well-tread tropes and hackneyed cinematography that these films promised. Their enjoyment by cinephiles…

Best Of Streaming July 2017

With so much content available to stream, here’s a quick and detailed guide of the “Best-Of” streaming right now in July 2017. So instead of endlessly and aimlessly scrolling through the pages and scanning titles that seem vaguely familiar to you, here is a list of recommendations of movies and TV shows available right now!…

Great TV: Spaced

Your 20s is a weird decade in life: being out on your own for the first time, trying to get a career going, and navigating the pitfalls of adult relationships without having much experience can be both exciting and frustrating. A lot of the time, it’s being surprised that you’ve either outgrown many things you’ve…

Perfect Directors: Spike Lee

Listen: I am not black. In fact, I am one of the most lily-white people on the planet. Nor do I have any particular connection to Black culture besides what I’ve gleaned from media outlets, TV, and movies. What I’m trying to relate in this opening salvo is that the complex racial history of America…

Best New-To-Streaming Films in July 2017

It’s July. It’s hot outside. So stay inside, crank up the AC, and watch movies instead! July 2017 has a lot of great movies coming to the “Big Three” streaming services, so instead of endlessly scrolling the screen trying to find something to watch, here’s a list of recommendations of worthwhile films that are new…

Perfect Movies: Chasing Amy

Movies don’t have to be glamorous affairs of great spectacle and directorial flourishes that astonish the viewer to be perfect. Sometimes a small film composed of all-too-human emotions can speak volumes more than highly concentrated dramatics with people anguishing over unspeakable tragedies. Sometimes it can just be about a young guy who doesn’t know how…