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Attack of the Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes ruined the summer 2017 boxoffice. The New York Times published this article on film review aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes (read here). The site has been around almost twenty years. I was first introduced to it back in 2003-2004. As the Internet gained more of a foothold, Rotten Tomatoes expanded its base; and now, […]

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Who Ya Gonna Call Out?

Cynema is not a film review series.  Ghostbusters 2016 got a lot of shit before it was released. This article is a companion piece to my previous “Critical Thinking” essay. Ghostbusters 2016 is not funny and as a result I will argue that it’s really not a movie. The trailer holds a record for most […]

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Critical Thinking

Actress and well known horror star, Caroline Williams tweeted an article this morning that dovetailed with several previous Cynema posts. Director Brett Ratner called out the dangers of aggregate film score sites like Rotten Tomatoes or the similar Metacritic in an article that devolves into a promo for his upcoming films. You can read it […]

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Suspension of Disbelief in Film Dysmorphia

Suspension of Disbelief? Sit through this annoying video up until the 5:00 mark. The fan boy “host” in the above video talks in attention deficit tweets. The video uses jump cut “hip” editing to spill out unabashed respect and love for the CGI technique that brought Peter Cushing back from the grave in “Rogue One.” […]

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Road to Death House Part 4: Open Letter

  Friday. November 11th. Death House is officially done.  Like the 2016 election, it will soon be in the hands of the people to make their decision. Hear my personal views on this film at 22:30 here on Postmortem Radio just published Nov. 8, 2016: HERE Postmortem Radio Episode 016 – Inside the Death House […]

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Crypt TV Launches New Site Crypt Haunt To Connect You With The Best Halloween Attractions Across The Nation

  It’s that amazing time of year, Halloween season. One of the best parts of Halloween are creeping down the scary halls of haunts waiting for something to jump out at you or for someone to grab you. Genre brand Crypt TV is ready to connect you with the biggest and best Halloween attractions and Haunted […]

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Don’t Breathe Pranked Viewers At A Screening Watch It U Snapchat – Here’s How

  ‘Don’t Breathe‘, from director Fede Alverez (Evil Dead) and producer Sam Raimi, has fans eagerly awaiting its August 26th premiere in theaters. Some viewers  got quite a scare when they were invited to an advanced screening at house in downtown LA. On the way out they discovered they were trapped, just like in the […]

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Independence Day: A Landmark Disaster

Cynema is not a film review series. There are plenty of those online. Once in awhile a film comes along that defines everything about my Cynema concept. The latest is Roland Emerich’s two decades later (Why? That’s addressed later) sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence. It’s hands down one of the worst films of the last five […]

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