13 Actors to Cast in a Universal Monster Reboot Series

Matt Dillon Frankenstein Monster

13) Ian McKellen – Professor Van Helsing Though gentle and unassuming, Sir Ian McKellen brings a commanding presence to nearly every role—a rare balance that would make him the perfect actor to play Professor Van Helsing, foil to Count Dracula, in a Universal Monster film. Despite being in his early 80s, McKellen also looks roughly […]

10 Godzilla Villains That Should Appear in the MonsterVerse

With Godzilla: King of the Monsters arriving in theaters today, now seems like a good time to speculate on which, if any, of the classic Japanese monsters might eventually join the current MonsterVerse lineup. Since we know from the trailer that seventeen “titans” exist in total, and only six are accounted for so far (Rodan, […]

5 Reasons Why the Ending of ‘The Last Jedi’ Didn’t Work

Luke vs Kylo

Last week I wrote an article about Yoda’s cameo in The Last Jedi, explaining why it didn’t work within the framework of the Star Wars universe. Another scene that I found to be highly problematic was the ending itself, which discards logic and continuity in favor of cheap emotional gimmicks. Here are five major issues […]

The ‘Star Trek: The Original Series’ Movies Ranked from Worst to Best

Star Trek Cast

While browsing the internet for Star Trek lists, I’ve come across many articles with unofficial rankings for all thirteen films. To me, this practice of lumping the TOS, TNG, and modern Star Trek movies together seems completely absurd. Why bother comparing films that don’t technically belong to the same series? For this reason, I’ve decided […]

10 Classic Sci-fi Movies Referenced in Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas

Liberty Prime

Inspired by 1950s futurism, the Fallout games include many subtle nods to iconic sci-fi movies and television shows. While I haven’t yet finished playing through Fallout 4, I thought it would be fun to share all the classic science fiction references—some being more obvious than others—that I uncovered in my two favorite installments of the […]

10 More Science Fiction Films That Belong in the IMDb Top 250

Fantastic Voyage

Last week I wrote an article expressing my displeasure with the IMDb rating system, which allows popular new releases to overshadow and replace many classic films on the Top 250 list—formerly a reliable guide for determining the most timeless and high-quality movies ever made. In keeping with the sci-fi/horror theme of my website, I decided […]