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

Pretty Violent #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Gamma Rae desperately wants to be a superhero. She’s been super powered since birth, so why not? She was blessed with super strength, so why shouldn’t she put that to good use? Well, one reason is because she comes from a family of super villains, super violent ones at that. This is…Read moreRead more

Reaver #2 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson It’s the Suicide Squad meets Dungeons & Dragons in the new series Reaver, and issue #2 takes them further on their journey to the Anvil, facing new and unexpected dangers. In issue #1, a ragtag team of dangerous criminals are enlisted to go on a mission to the Anvil, the center of…Read moreRead more

Good Boys Review

By Kevin Hoskinson In the spirit of ‘Super Bad’ comes an outrageous comedy that will make parents laugh and cringe at the same time. In fact, anyone with younger siblings, nieces or cousins will probably be just as joyfully horrified as parents while watching this movie. It’s a dirty comedy, featuring kids, but made for…Read moreRead more

Rose City Comic Con Announces Full Schedule of Events

By Staff Reports Rose City Comic Con, Oregon’s premier comic con, is proud to announce three days of programming complete with panels, workshops, celebrity appearances, and more, taking over the Oregon Convention Center from September 13-15. Family-friendly pavilion Rose City Jr, presented by the Toy Association, brings all-ages programming to its dedicated stage on the…Read moreRead more

Ready or Not Review

By Kevin Hoskinson When it comes to horror films, there isn’t a foolproof formula for making them work. Often, the next big thing in the genre isn’t always the best. But ‘Ready or Not’ should be the next big thing, because it is one of the best things released this year. The movie stars Samara…Read moreRead more

Creepy Trailer For Antlers Arrives

By Kevin Hoskinson The trailer for the Guillermo Del Toro produced film Antlers has been released, and it’s unsettling to say the least. The film stars Kerrie Russell as a teacher in a small Oregon town. Along with her sheriff brother (Jesse Plemons), she starts to realize one of her students is harboring a dark…Read moreRead more

Punk Mambo #5 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson It’s the end of the line for Punk Mambo’s latest adventure, and the stakes are higher than ever in the final issue of this mini-series. So far, Punk has been on the trail of the missing Loa (the spirits of Voodoo), along with Josef, a voodoo priest. Along with Voodoo Queen Marie…Read moreRead more

Twisted Trailer For “Villians” Releases

By Kevin Hoskinson The trailer for Villians has been released, and it’s a unique take on the home invasion thriller. Bill Skarsgard and Maika Monroe star as lovers on the run. After a gas station robbery, their car dies, and they break into a nearby house, finding the homeowners there. Things aren’t as they seem…Read moreRead more

Coffin Bound #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Cars, guns, blood, and death abound in the latest offering from Image Comics, “Coffin Bound”! When Izzy finds out that she is being hunted by the EarthEater, an unstoppable killer, she goes on the run. Determined not to let the world have the satisfaction of getting all of her, she goes on…Read moreRead more

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Since the early ’90s, Tarantino has been bringing his unique brand of storytelling to audiences around the world. Love him or hate him, he does things his way, and viewers are along for the ride, which is evident from the reception and box office of his latest film, “Once Upon a Time…Read moreRead more

Scary Stories To Tell In the Dark Review

By Kevin Hoskinson To anyone who grew up in the ’80s and ’90s, the Scary Story series of books by Alvin Schwartz most likely played some part in your life. Whether it was passing by them in your school library, morbidly picking them up at the book fair in elementary or middle school, or just…Read moreRead more

The Killers #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Some of the worlds most deadly assassins are recruited into a game of cat and mouse in Valiant Comics new mini-series, Killers. Formally living in exile, Ninja-G is forced to come out of hiding to seek revenge. They found her and killed the love of her life, and she has no choice…Read moreRead more

Interview with Going to the Chapel and Spencer & Locke Creator David Pepose

By Kevin Hoskinson With Spencer & Locke and its sequel, writer David Pepose took us on a hard-boiled journey through a city riddled with crime and corruption. It was Calvin & Hobbes meets Sin City, with the titular heroes, Detective Locke and his imaginary partner Spencer, ready to put everything on the line to save…Read moreRead more

The Films of Tarantino Ranked

By Kevin Hoskinson Since his career began in 1992, Quentin Tarantino has been one of the most successful and exciting figures in Hollywood. For almost 30 years, he has written and directed some of the most interesting, surprising, and polarizing movies put onto film. Love him or not, he’s a filmmaker that does things his…Read moreRead more

The King’s Man Trailer Arrives

By Kevin Hoskinson The first trailer for The Kingsman prequel, titled “The Kings Man” has finally arrived. Taking place at the turn of the century, the film gives us the origin of the spy organization known as The Kingsmen. The official synopsis teases that “a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to…Read moreRead more

Reaver #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson It’s a bloody good time when the Dirty Dozen meets Middle Earth in Image Comics new series “Reaver.” Once upon a time, the Continent of Madaras promised a new start for settlers. But even 200 years after it’s discovery, the land is in a state of perpetual war. Sergeant Ash Mahan used…Read moreRead more

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

Show’s End #1 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Things are about to get even weirder for a traveling circus in Mad Cave Studio’s newest series, “Show’s End.” The book starts in 1928, right before the Great Depression, in Levington, Georgia. A couple have been living with a monster locked in a cage in their basement. That monster was supposed to…Read moreRead more

Spencer & Locke 2 #4 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson This chapter in the life of Spencer and Locke comes to its shocking conclusion in the last issue of Action Lab Danger Zones “Spencer & Locke 2”. In this sequel, Detective Locke and his partner Spencer have been on the trail of a psychotic killer named Roach Riley, who is wreaking havoc…Read moreRead more

Punk Mambo #3 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Punk’s story continues to get more mysterious, brutal and intense in the latest issue of Valiant Comic’s “Punk Mambo.” Over the past few issues, we’ve been on the journey with Punk from the Louisiana Bayou to the mysterious Voodoo underbelly of Haiti. Searching for her Loa (strange creatures from Voodoo lore), she…Read moreRead more

ICYMI: Charlie’s Angels Return in New Trailer

By Kevin Hoskinson Charlie’s Angels returns, but this time with a new cast and a new look. Based off of the long-running 1976 series of the same name, this new version stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska as the Angels. They are joined by Patrick Stewart, Elizabeth Banks (who also directs) and Djimon…Read moreRead more

The Toy Story 4 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson It was over 20 years ago when Pixar released the groundbreaking film “Toy Story.” It was immediately met with praise and made Pixar a household name. Over the course of two decades, Pixar went on to create some of the most entertaining, fun and imaginative animated movies put on film. They made…Read moreRead more

Paranormal Activity 7 in the Works

By Kevin Hoskinson Paramount Pictures have announced that a new film in the Paranormal Activity franchise is in the works. According to The Wrap, Paramount chief Jim Gianopolous announced the news on Wednesday at the studio’s CineEurope presentation in Barcelona. They will be teaming up once again with mega-producer Jason Blum on the continuation of…Read moreRead more