Viewers Choice Month 2016 – A Retrospective

By this time tomorrow Viewers Choice Month will be over. Al and I have run a gauntlet of movies ranging from fascinatingly bad to horror classics. We’ve endured films that are less pleasant than a paper cut to the dick as well as some experimental weirdness. We even had a disgusting German movie added to…

Discussion: Your Favorite Robot

It’s pretty safe to say that robots are a staple of science fiction. Robbie the Robot, R2-D2, Ben Stein, TARS, and so many more have endeared themselves to us over the years. In our most recent review, we were introduced to Robbie the Robot, a very peculiar character who would end up starring in a…

Human Echoes Rundown: Pitch Perfect

Lately I’ve been doing a little thought experiment about what would happen if someone built a machine that could, through some process, assign definitive objective merit to a work of art. How would society change if such a machine existed? Would we be surprised by how it scored things? Would we rebel against the machine and…

Human Echoes Rundown: It Follows

It’s somewhere right now, walking straight toward you. It can look like anyone. It won’t stop. It won’t sleep. It won’t get bored or tired. This is the horror of It Follows, a creeping thing that you can never be completely rid of. You can pass it on to someone else, but you are only…