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Hockey’s Most Misunderstood Position Finally Has Its Day In Acclaimed Documentary Ice Guardians

Hockey’s Most Misunderstood Position Finally Has Its Day In Acclaimed Documentary Ice Guardians

Team Enforcer: game bully or team protector? Depends on who you ask, and it’s about time the players got to tell their side of the story. Fighting has been a staple in hockey since the game was first played professionally in the early 1900’s. Fighting is in its roots,  in its blood,  and is fully supported by both fans and players the world over. So why has it become such a thorn in the profession’s side as of late? According […]

Taste The Sadness By Aussie Legend SPOD Is An Instant Classic

Taste The Sadness By Aussie Legend SPOD Is An Instant Classic

This guy…image via Rice Is Nice Records Middle Age hasn’t sounded this good in a long time. SPOD has broken his creation hiatus to create an album of great depth using electronica and pop music to convey the struggles of arriving to that weird area in all of our lives where we all swear we’d never get to, but we all do, usually without even noticing. You want to hang out with friends, you want to hang out at the pub, […]

Season Two Of Crackles Super Mansion Is Just Flat Out Fantastic

Season Two Of Crackles Super Mansion Is Just Flat Out Fantastic

Stop motion animation at some of its finest With Season Two in full swing, and the glow of two Prime Time Emmy noms still fresh on their minds, Supermansion has hit the ground running with hilarious results. The original series sporting an all star cast is a wonderfully guilty pleasure that combines brilliant stop motion animation, over the top characters,  and genuinely fun story lines that leave you wanting more. The new season begins with our hopelessly inept heroes trying […]

WGN’s Outsiders Season Two Pits Old Ways Against Progress With Mixed Results

WGN’s Outsiders Season Two Pits Old Ways Against Progress With Mixed Results

“No one is above the law, and no one is below it”  Theodore Roosevelt certainly had a way with words. Season two finds the Ferrell clan in utter turmoil. G’Winveer is granted the title of “Bren-in” or new leader of the clan in light of Big Foster’s absence, and finds herself struggling to lead with the confidence needed in the wake of the ever growing conflict between the “losties” (locals) and the Ferrells. From the other side of the mountain […]

Horror Movie Hunting Grounds Matches Man Against Sasquatch With Strange Results

Horror Movie Hunting Grounds Matches Man Against Sasquatch With Strange Results

Original title and movie poster for Hunting Grounds So in classic horror movie style, a handful of friends and family members go on a hunting trip and end up in a fight for survival. This one, however, includes very hairy and angry landlords who want these intruders off their property at all costs, with mixed results. I give you, Hunting Grounds. After the death of his wife, a desperate father and his only child relocate to a small family cabin […]

The Covenant- Taking Demonic Possession To A Whole New Level

The Covenant- Taking Demonic Possession To A Whole New Level

There are bad days, and then there’s this… Demonic possession almost always makes for a good horror movie plot, but the cast and crew of Uncork’ed Entertainment’s The Covenant has really kicked things up a notch with outstanding results. After suffering the loss of both her daughter and husband in separate accidents, Sarah Doyle (Monica Engesser) decides to leave town and move back to her childhood home with her estranged brother Richard Doyle (Owen Conway) in tow. Once settled into […]

The Krampus Has Been Unleashed To Give You More Gore For Your Viewing Pleasure

The Krampus Has Been Unleashed To Give You More Gore For Your Viewing Pleasure

Care for a hug? It may involve disembowelment for no particular reason…image via Geeks Of Doom Merry Christmas to horror fans around the world! Here’s a new release that will give you a good laugh and some well done beheadings to add to your holiday festivities. Meet The Krampus as you’ve never seen him before.  A few fortune hunters in the Old West find the lost treasure of  German criminals related to St. Nick himself and end up awakening the […]

Abby Grace A New Nightmare You Never Needed

Abby Grace A New Nightmare You Never Needed

The sins of the past will revisit a family with horrifying consequences…image via weareindiehorror.com Some things, once done, cannot be undone, except through the unleashing of hell on earth via one pissed off ghost. Abby Grace shows us that classic horror concepts with a few nods to Stephen King can make for one excellent movie. Once his mother passes, Ben (played by Jacob Hobbs,)  an agoraphobic mess with a plethora of phobias along with OCD, finds himself a home owner […]

Award Winning Short Film The Lake Is A Beautifully Tragic Look At Life, Love, And Family

Award Winning Short Film The Lake Is A Beautifully Tragic Look At Life, Love, And Family

You never know where life will take you. The Lake is an outstanding short film by Michael Buie (The Next Three Days, Mystery Alaska, Blackbird) about a father who, after receiving a terminal diagnosis, makes the difficult decision to take control of his death rather than allow his wife (played by Rachel Wilson) and daughters see him waste away. The film will make you laugh, cry, and see a new side of life through the eyes of someone staring down […]

Huffington Pictures Sins Of Our Youth- A Moving Narrative Of Gun Violence Among Our Youth

Huffington Pictures Sins Of Our Youth- A Moving Narrative Of Gun Violence Among Our Youth

You never know where one wrong decision will take you… To understand gun violence, we need to talk about gun violence, and not just by throwing facts and figures out to people already overwhelmed by violent images and stories from the news. Sometimes it takes a different perspective, a different narrative, to show people the full picture of gun violence and the continuous repercussions of it, and this is it. When a night of drinking and gun play turns deadly, […]

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