How A Quiet Place 2 is the Polar Opposite of Aliens, and Why That’s a Good Thing

The number one problem with horror movie sequels, especially those that venture into monster/creature/alien territory, is that of escalation. When the premise of a horror film centers around one singular entity as the main threat, the film can then end in only one of two ways, for the most part: Either the protagonist defeats the threat, or is ultimately killed by it. Either of these … Continue reading How A Quiet Place 2 is the Polar Opposite of Aliens, and Why That’s a Good Thing

The Completely, Objectively Correct Star Wars Ranking

It’s Star Wars week this week (which is basically my Hanukkah) and to celebrate, I decided to do something that I’ve honestly been avoiding for several years now: Ranking the Star Wars films. It’s like trying to pick your favorite child, only harder, because some kids are just genuinely awful, and Star Wars is pretty fantastic on the whole. After spending about a week ruminating … Continue reading The Completely, Objectively Correct Star Wars Ranking