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Category Archive: Showdown!

Showdown! Clueless vs Mean Girls

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Today’s installment of Showdown! pits two of the most beloved teen comedies against each other: Clueless (1995) and Mean Girls (2004). With almost a decade separating the two films, they have each carved out a place for themselves in… Continue reading

Showdown: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ vs ‘Scream’

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It’s with great sadness that I learned about Wes Craven’s passing. He was my favorite horror director; a brilliantly creative man who helped to revolutionize the horror genre. In his honor, I will… Continue reading

‘You’re Next’ vs ‘The Guest’

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Director Adam Wingard has been releasing his work for over ten years but recently burst onto the horror scene with recent successes like You’re Next (2011) and The Guest (2014). He’s also submitted segments… Continue reading

Ranking the Villains of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

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The legendary Stan “The Man” Lee once spoke about how he had to put more effort into writing the villains than he did the heroes. The way Lee looked at it, the hero… Continue reading

‘Tangled’ vs ‘Frozen’

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This installment of Showdown! seemed inevitable. I didn’t originally want to compare these two great films but have been asked to do so and it seemed like it makes sense after all. Both… Continue reading

Black Sails vs Da Vinci’s Demons

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For this installment of Showdown! I take a look at Starz’s two current original scripted programs: Black Sails and Da Vinci’s Demons. Story: Black Sails debuted in January of 2014 under the production… Continue reading

DC vs Marvel: Harley Quinn vs Mystique

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For as long as there have been comic books, there has been the feud between DC and Marvel. Both are heavy-hitting comic companies that continue to gain legions of fans every year. The… Continue reading

‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ vs. ‘Goosebumps’

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For this edition of Showdown! I put the  two cherished children horror anthologies of the 90’s s against each other: Are You Afraid of the Dark? vs. Goosebumps!  Plots: Are You Afraid of the Dark… Continue reading

DC vs. Marvel: Supergirl vs. Storm

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For as long as there have been comic books, there has been the feud between DC and Marvel. Both are heavy-hitting comic companies that continue to gain legions of fans every year. The… Continue reading

DC vs. Marvel: Mr. Freeze vs. Magneto

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  For as long as there have been comic books, there has been the feud between DC and Marvel. Both are heavy-hitting comic companies that continue to gain legions of fans every year.… Continue reading