Jojo Rabbit Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Director Taika Waititi’s last outing as director attempted to inject some fun into a superhero franchise that was known for its melodramatic and dark tone. It turns out he has a knack for it, as “Thor: Ragnarok” is regarded as the best film in the franchise so far, and it cemented him…Read moreRead more

Little Women Review

By Kevin Hoskinson In 2017, actress and writer Greta Gerwig released her directorial debut, Ladybird. The coming of age story, starring Saorise Ronan and Laurie Metcalf, was met with incredibly positive reviews and was a box office success. Eyebrows were raised when it was announced that Gerwig would follow up her debut with an adaptation…Read moreRead more

Knives Out Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Knives Out is the type of mainstream film that isn’t released very often anymore. It’s a character-driven movie, one that depends solely on the performances and the script. Luckily, director Rian Johnson has put together an incredible story and a fantastic cast of actors and actresses to bring his vision to life….Read moreRead more

Frozen II Review

By Kevin Hoskinson  Six years ago, Walt Disney Animation’s Frozen lit the box office on fire and became an unescapable phenomenon, and rightfully so. The movie was a great mixture of beautiful animation, action, comedy, heart, and incredible music. The film went on to win Best Animated Feature at the 71st Academy Awards and Best…Read moreRead more

Animal Among Us Review

By Kevin Hoskinson From Uncork’d entertainment comes Animal Among Us, a film that has been described as Friday the 13th meets Dog Soldiers. It’s a description that will have many horror fans curious if they can actually pull it off, and I’m glad to say, they pulled it off. Fifteen years ago, two teenagers were…Read moreRead more

THE OMEN meets INSIDIOUS in THIS IS OUR HOME, OUT THIS DECEMBER

By Staff Reports Omri Dorani’s caravan of suspense This is Our Home premieres on DVD and Demand this December from Uncork’d Entertainment. Jeff Ayars and Simone Policano star in the chilling account of a struggling couple who, during a weekend getaway, are greeted in the middle of the night by a child claiming to be…Read moreRead more

Marla Interview With Director And Star Lisa Van Dam Bates

By Kevin Hoskinson With a tagline like “Your first time with her will be your last,” you can’t help but be intrigued by the new film Marla. Written, Directed, and Starring Lisa Van Dam Bates, it’s part ‘It Follows’ and part ‘Carrie.’ The movie is about Marla, a young woman who gets an IUD implanted…Read moreRead more

Lady And The Tramp Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Lady and the Tramp is a classic animated film from Walt Disney Studios. Releasing in 1955, it was a film that captured the imaginations of moviegoers at the time, and for generations to come. Now, we have a live-action remake of the film, and while it’s not going to be a classic…Read moreRead more

Echoes Of Fear Review

By Kevin Hoskinson In the tradition of Paranormal Activity and The Conjuring comes Echoes of fear, the new film from directors Brian and Laurence Avenet-Bradley.  In the movie, a young woman named Alisa (Trista Robinson) inherits her grandfather’s house after he dies of an apparent heart attack. She has decided to sell, and as she…Read moreRead more

The Mandalorian Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Disney Plus finally arrived this week, and along with it came the first live-action series based in the Star Wars universe, The Mandalorian. Following in the footsteps of Boba and Jango Fett, a new Mandalorian emerges in a galaxy far, far away. The show takes place after the fall of the Empire,…Read moreRead more

Going To The Chapel #3 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Things are about to explode as the story continues in the third issue of Action Lab Danger Zones Going To The Chapel.  Things haven’t been going so well at Emily and Jesse’s wedding. The wedding party has been held up by the Bad Elvis Gang, and to add a new wrinkle, there…Read moreRead more

To Your Last Death Review

By Kevin Hoskinson To Your Last Death isn’t your typical animated film. It’s an intense horror/sci-fi/ thriller, done in the style of Archer and Metalocalypse. And it’s the unique combination of these genres and styles, on top of excellent voice acting, that makes it a lot of fun. Troubled social justice activist Miriam DeKalb (Dani…Read moreRead more

Interview with Eminence Hill Director Robert Conway

By Kevin Hoskinson Eminence Hill is the newest film from director Robert Conway. It released on November 5th on DVD and On-Demand; the film is a revenge thriller based in the wild west. The movie stars Lance Henriksen, Barry Corbin, Dominique Swain, and Anna Harr. Recently, I had the chance to sit down and chat…Read moreRead more

Terminator Dark Fate Review

By Kevin Hoskinson After a couple attempts to revitalize and reboot the franchise, The Terminator is back with some familiar faces returning and some new blood added to the cast. Ignoring the last three films that came before, Dark Fate acts as a direct sequel to Terminator 2, and it does so with mixed results….Read moreRead more

New Trailer for ANIMAL AMONG US

By Staff Reports Beware the beast this November! This November, Christian Oliver (“Sense8”, House of Good & Evil) and Larisa Oleynik (“Mad Men”, 10 Things I Hate About You) come face to face with hirsute terror in John Woodruff’s highly-anticipated horror throwback, Animal Among Us. Fifteen years ago, two teenage girls were murdered at Merrymaker…Read moreRead more

Going To The Chapel #2 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson The story of Emily’s disastrous wedding continues in Action Lab Danger Zones Going To The Chapel #2. The wedding from hell started last issue when Emily was preparing to walk down the aisle, getting married to her loving fiance Jesse. She had her doubts, but she knew she loved him and that…Read moreRead more

Amalgama Space Zombie #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson There are times in life when you see something so crazy, ridiculous, and awe-inspiringly insane that you can’t help but fall in love with it a little bit. Action Lab Danger Zone’s ‘Amalgama Space Zombie’ left me with that feeling, and also a little bit of “WTF did I just read?” The…Read moreRead more

Genre icons Patrick Stewart, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Biehn, and Charlie Sheen Band Together for New Anti-Bullying Film #NOJOKE

By Staff Reports Check out the trailer for #NoJoke, which is due for release October 22 across North America (On Demand/Digital from Indiecan Entertainment), Manfred Becker’s #NoJoke chronicles a musician’s journey to create a song with some of the biggest stars in the industry. Along the way, he faces up to his painful past, while…Read moreRead more

Jay And Silent Bob Reboot Review

By Kevin Hoskinson It’s been thirteen years since they last graced the big screen with their presence in “Clerks 2”, and now Jay and Silent Bob are back in Jay And Silent Bob Reboot, the latest offering from filmmaker Kevin Smith. The film comes a little over a year after his brush with death, and…Read moreRead more

The Addams Family Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Cartoonist Charles Addams created the Addams Family in 1938. It started as a one-panel comic in the New Yorker before being spawned into a successful television show, animated shows, and a film series directed by Barry Sonnenfeld in the 1990s. And as much as I would love to wax nostalgic about how…Read moreRead more

Creepshow Episode 2 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson The Shudder original series Creepshow continues to deliver the scares and the laughs in its second episode, and it offered two stories that couldn’t be more different. The show starts with “Bad Wolf Down,” which is written and directed by Rob Schrab. The story is about a group of American soldiers trapped…Read moreRead more

New Onward Trailer Released By Pixar

By Kevin Hoskinson Earlier this year, we got a short glimpse at what to expect from Pixar’s newest adventure, Onward. Now, they have released a full trailer, giving us a better idea of what the movie will be about. Chris Pratt and Tom Holland star as two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, who…Read moreRead more

The CW Releases Supernatural Tribute Video

By Kevin Hoskinson The CW has released a new promo for the upcoming final season of Supernatural, and it’s more of a tribute video than an actual trailer for the shows 15th year. The video takes us back to where it all began with the death of Sam and Dean’s mom Mary when they were…Read moreRead more

Creepshow Episode 1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Creepshow, the 1982 horror/comedy anthology film from Stephen King and George A. Romero has been resurrected for the small screen courtesy of Shudder. The show follows on from the original film, and it’s sequel, featuring six episodes with two short stories per episode. Each episode will adapt short stories from Stephen King,…Read moreRead more

Clerks 3 is A Go!

By Kevin Hoskinson Director Kevin Smith took to Instagram and released a lengthy post announcing that they are going back to where it all began.  In the post, Smith posted a picture featuring actor Jason Mewes, Jeff Anderson and himself. In the text, Smith wrote: “We talked about making a movie together. It’ll be a…Read moreRead more

Between Two Ferns: The Movie Review

By Kevin Hoskinson I’m going to admit this up front; I really like Zach Galifianakis. He’s one of the most unique, different, and exciting comedy personalities working today. He has an interesting sense of humor and a unique personality that makes him stand out from the rest. His performances in the Hangover movies were the…Read moreRead more

Stumptown Q & A Highlights from RCCC 2019

By Kevin Hoskinson Staff Reporter At Rose City Comic Con this year, I was privileged enough to get invited to an exclusive Q & A with the cast and creators of ABC’s Stumptown. It was a fun conversation, and they answered some interesting questions. The panel included Executive Producers Greg Rucka, Jason Richman, and Matt…Read moreRead more

Downton Abbey Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Downton Abbey, the British television who that captured the hearts of millions around the globe, has been resurrected for the big screen courtesy of Focus Features. Starting in 2010, Downton aired six seasons (or “series,” if you are so inclined), before the show ended in 2015. A couple of years ago, the…Read moreRead more

Fandoms Collide at Rose City Comic Con 2019

By Kevin Hoskinson Photos by Kevin Hoskinson Staff Reporter The worlds of comics, toys, cosplay, movies, television, and celebrity collided in Portland this weekend for the annual Rose City Comic Con. From its humble beginnings in 2012, it has grown into one of the most significant pop culture events in the Pacific Northwest. The con…Read moreRead more

ICYMI: Going to the Chapel #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson From Action Lab Danger Zone and the writer of Spencer & Locke comes “Going to the Chapel,” a romantic comedy with an action twist. First-time bride Emily is about to get married to mister right. But she can’t help but wonder, is he mister right for her? Just hours before the wedding,…Read moreRead more