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SNICK 25th Anniversary

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Those of us who grew up from the late 80’s through the 90’s have several elements of pop culture which give us a sort of shared memory. I would venture to say that… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Episode 5: ‘Eastwatch’

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WARNING!!!!  BELOW THERE BE:     Synopsis:  Dany deals with the aftermath of her victory while Tyrion ponders how to control the Mother of Dragons.  Jamie reports to Cersei of their defeat and… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Dark Tower’

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Director: Nikolaj Arcel Cast: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Fran Kranz, Jackie Earle Haley, Claudia Kim, Katheryn Winnick Plot: Jake Chambers is a young boy plagued by nightmares about a man in… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Martin’

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As we have written about elsewhere in the House, film and popular culture as a whole were dealt a massive blow recently with the passing of horror director George A. Romero. Romero singlehandedly… Continue reading

Movie Review – ‘Berlin Syndrome’

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Earlier this year at Sundance, filmmaker Cate Shortland was set to debut her indie thriller Berlin Syndrome to a waiting audience. What should have been a career highlight turned into a nightmare as… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan’

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It seems as though fans of science fiction and fantasy are keen to classify themselves into distinct groupings to show their allegiance to the aspect of fandom which they love best. On the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Terminator 2: Judgement Day 3D’

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Director: James Cameron Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, Edward Furlong Plot: A second Terminator is sent back in time to destroy John Conner before he can lead a rebellion against the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Logan Lucky’

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Director: Steven Soderbergh Cast: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes, Dwight Yoakam, Katherine Waterson, Hilary Swank, Daniel Craig, Sebastian Stan, Seth MacFarlane Plot: Three siblings, rumoured to have carry a family… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Episode 4: ‘The Spoils of War’

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WARNING!!!!  BELOW THERE BE: Synopsis:  Arya returns to Winterfell while Bran grows more distant.  Littlefinger returns a special dagger to Bran.  Jon and Dany explore the dragonglass on Dragonstone.  Jamie transports the Highgarden… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Karyn Kusama

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Karyn Kusama’s career started out with two films that mostly flew under the radar. While neither Aeon Flux (2005) nor Girl Fight (2000) is lauded with much praise, they’re both solid entertaining pieces.… Continue reading