Movie Review: Sonic The Hedgehog

By Kevin Hoskinson In the big-screen adaptation of the popular video game franchise “Sonic The Hedgehog,” Sonic must speed his way to San Fransisco to save himself and his best friend, Tom. Right behind them is the villainous Dr. Robotnik, who will stop at nothing to take down the speedy blue hedgehog and find out…Read moreRead more

NO TIME TO DIE – Listen to Billie Eilish’s Theme Song for the New Bond Movie

By Staff Reports Today, five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning Darkroom/Interscope Records artist Billie Eilish has released her latest song, No Time To Die, the official theme song to the upcoming James Bondfilm. The song was produced by her brother; fellow multi GRAMMY® Award-winning FINNEAS alongside Stephen Lipson, with orchestral arrangements by Hans Zimmer and Matt Dunkley, and guitar from Johnny Marr. No Time To Die comes ahead of the film’s global release, which hits…Read moreRead more

Movie Review: Birds Of Prey

By Kevin Hoskinson In 2016, Warner Bros and DC debuted “Suicide Squad,” a film that was met with divisive reviews but did decently at the box office. While the film was a so-so affair, it showcased characters we hadn’t seen on the big screen before. Most notably, it was the live-action debut of one Harley…Read moreRead more

Joaquin Phoenix Wins Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Oscar Awards for Joker- Watch His Inspirational Speech

By Nolan P. Smith At last night’s Oscars, there were plenty of amazing moments and speeches. But the one that stood out the most for me personally was Joaquin Phoenix’s speech after winning ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’ for his portrayal in Joker. His speech was emotional, inspirational and authentic. Check it out below,…Read moreRead more

Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning and Salma Hayek Star in THE ROADS NOT TAKEN | Watch the Official Trailer

By Nolan P. Smith Check out the trailer for The Roads Not Taken, hitting theaters March 13th! Bleecker Street will release THE ROADS NOT TAKEN in theaters, following the World Premiere at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival. Sally Potter’s THE ROADS NOT TAKEN follows a day in the life of Leo (Javier Bardem) and…Read moreRead more

Sci-fi short ‘The Long Dig’ starring Kate Hackett, Cliff Simon and more premieres on Fangirl Nation

By Staff Reports Fangirl Nation has shared an exclusive first look at the short sci-fi film The Long Dig, starring Kate Hackett (Classic Alice), Paul Todd (Candice, Classic Alice), Sarah Cortez (Dear White People, Angie Tribeca) and Cliff Simon (Stargate SG-1, NCIS). The film was directed by Tom R. Pike (Personal Space) and written by…Read moreRead more

Hero Collector Debuts Doctor Who Baking Sets

By Staff Reports Hero Collector – designers, manufacturers, and publishers of high-quality collectibles from across the worlds of pop culture – is joining the baking community with its latest Doctor Who collection; baking sets to help fans create treats that are officially out-of-this-world! These baking sets form part of Hero Collector’s new handicrafts range, with…Read moreRead more

Podcast this Saturday, Feb. 1st at 8:00 p.m. on Facebook

By Nolan P. Smith This Saturday, we have a big announcement! Make sure to tune in on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pastramination/) at 8pm PST! ALSO, it is your chance to win FREE food from Apollo Restaurant, as well as a ticket to the upcoming JayZoMon Pop Culture Expo in Victorville! Don’t miss it!

The High Desert Gets its Own Comic Con with JayZoMon’s Pop Culture Expo on February 8th

By Nolan P. Smith Editor For years, the High Desert has hoped for a comic con to take place right here in our community. On February 8th, it finally happens as JayZoMon’s Pop Culture Expo debuts at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds. Attendees can expect a plethora of things to enjoy with vendors, celebrities, comic…Read moreRead more

1917 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson  From Sam Mendes, the director of American Beauty and Skyfall, comes an epic story of honor, friendship, and determination in the face of war. He once again teams with genius cinematographer Roger Deakins and creates a story that is equal parts inspirational and harrowing but also feels very familiar. The plot of…Read moreRead more

The Grudge (2020) Review

  By Kevin Hoskinson “When someone dies in the grip of a powerful rage… a curse is born. The curse gathers in that place of death. Those who encounter it will be consumed by its fury.” This is the basic premise of the Japanese horror film Ju-On: The Grudge. That idea carried on into the…Read moreRead more

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

Long Beach Comic Expo Takes Place This Weekend

By Staff Reports The highly-anticipated 10th edition of the Long Beach Comic Expo is here and MAD Event Management LLC — experienced hosts of diverse and inclusive pop culture conventions — is delighted to announce the full program guide. Taking place January 11 and 12 at the Long Beach Convention Center, #LBCE2020 is poised to…Read moreRead more

Project C28: Black Widow Teaser Trailer Reaction

By Noble Morris Hey everyone, check out my reaction video to the Black Widow teaser trailer!

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

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

First Bloodshot Trailer is HERE!

By Nolan P. Smith Being a long time fan of Valiant Comics, I was excited beyond belief for this day. Here it is, the trailer for Bloodshot, starring Vin Diesel! Personally, I think it looks amazing! With a February release date to boot? Perfect time to release this action packed film! Check it out below,…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