You Have To See This: On Tony Scott’s Unstoppable and Accidents, Happy or Otherwise

The world is too messed up to obsess over bad movies as much as we do; isn’t it time we obsess over good ones? In his monthly column You Have To See This, Chuck Winters reaches into his pile of flawed, forgotten, or just plain Read More …

Riverdale’s Edge: A Look Back at Season One

Chuck Winters: Welcome to the premiere installment of Riverdale’s Edge, a column devoted to the moody soap / murder mystery adapted from the goofy comic about a redheaded teen ne’er-do-well, his two loves, and his best friend who likes hamburgers. Before we get started, I presume that Read More …

Patti Cake$‘s American Dream is Stylish and Heartfelt [Review]

“Fuck this town,” Patricia Dombrowski (Danielle Macdonald) declares with a stiff middle finger just before the title card drops. She’s 23, presumably didn’t go to college, and is taking care of her grandmother (Cathy Moriarty) while navigating a difficult relationship with her immature mother (Bridget Read More …

Netflix’s The Defenders is a Mixed Bag Marvel Team-Up

After years of build up and anticipation, last Friday saw the batch drop of Netflix’s eight episode Defenders mega-series. Faced with a foe no one single series star could defeat (Sigourney Weaver and an army of immortal ninjas), Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Read More …

You Have To See This: In Praise of The Big Hit and the Juvenile Thrill

The world is too messed up to obsess over bad movies as much as we do; isn’t it time we obsess over good ones? In his monthly column You Have To See This, Chuck Winters reaches into his pile of flawed, forgotten, or just plain Read More …

Atomic Blonde Is a Convoluted Cold War Banger [Review]

Atomic Blonde starts in Berlin, days before the fall of its wall, with MI-6 agent James Gasciogne (Sam Hargrave) being hunted down and executed by KGB agent Yuri Bakhtin (Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson). Gasciogne, admitting defeat under the barrel of Bakhtin’s gun, remarks that he always thought he’d Read More …

You Have To See This: Hudson Hawk and the Action Hero Box

The world is too messed up to obsess over bad movies as much as we do; isn’t it time we obsess over good ones? In his monthly column You Have To See This, Chuck Winters reaches into his pile of flawed, forgotten, or just plain Read More …

Deadshirt & Chill: April 21, 2017

Deadshirt & Chill is a weekly roundup of the TV shows, movies, soothing ASMR Youtube videos, et al our crew is streaming when it’s time to kick up our feet and relax. Consider this our version of hanging out on the collective Deadshirt couch after Read More …

Deadshirt’s Favorite Episodes of MST3K

In honor of return of Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Netflix this week, the Deadshirt peanut gallery presents our favorite episodes from across the show’s original run. Time Chasers Season 8, Episode 21 Hosted by Mike Nelson I might be crazy, but I’ve occasionally maintained Read More …

You Have To See This: American Ultra and the Myth of Balance

The world is too messed up to obsess over bad movies as much as we do; isn’t it time we obsess over good ones? In his monthly column You Have To See This, Chuck Winters reaches into his pile of flawed, forgotten, or just plain Read More …