Starshine5050

As just a regular, hard-working work, often-stressing, procrastination-mastering history and journalism student, I often turn to the silver and small screens for relief, even though I'm only an average cinema-and-television loving viewer, commenting on what, and does not, makes good entertainment. I love horror everything - book, TV shows, games, movies - even though they frighten me terribly. I'm a long time believer of the old saying "When life gives you lemons, don't take life's lemons! Give the lemons back!" So, onward I go, returning lemons and logging an unhealthy amount of screen time for your enjoyment. So please be sure to read my stuff and let me know what you think, I'm alway looking to improve and be the best, most cynical critic I can be!

Jul 242015
 

Pixar’s last two endeavors, Brave and Cars 2 were both flops in terms of content. The first tried to do good only to fall upsettingly short and the other was a clear and obvious cash grab that made us embarrassed of this prestigious animation company. So from the company who brought you toys with feelings, bugs with feelings, and even automobiles with feelings, here’s a movie about feelings… with feelings.

Let’s take a look at Inside Out.

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Jul 172015
 

Ah, found footage films. Once again our paths cross because some director thought that it would be artsy and financially sound to pay homage to The Blair Witch Project and Paranormal Activity. Except that’s what the trailer showed per se — I was shocked to find that this movie was shot in this style. Still, in the week of the summer doldrums, it’s always nice to get a good scare if possible.

Let’s take a look at The Gallows.

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Jul 072015
 

Some series have reputations that proceed them, while some slink by unnoticed into your line of sight, but so rarely have I ever come across a series that has been a mix of both. I had heard of this show before, even see a few clips and images but it had never left much of an impact until I sat down to watch the series in full. Prepare to be taken on a bossa nova roller coaster.

Let’s take a look at Michiko & Hatchin.

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A review copy was provided by FUNimation Entertainment

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Jun 222015
 

Silverwolf: Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Silverwolf Suggests! I’m joined today by Starshine to talk about the first volume of my favorite horror comic series, Locke & Key. Starshine, could you please give our readers a brief summary of Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft?

Starshine: Sure! We first meet the Locke family on arguably the worst day of their lives. While Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode are out of the house, Sam Lesser kills their father and beats their mother on the search for a key. However, Sam ultimately fails and is incarcerated and what remains of the Locke family heads to the island of Lovecraft to live with their paternal uncle. However, as they begin to rebuild their lives, sinister forces are at work to unlock some truly dark magic.

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Jun 192015
 

It is once again time for us to visit our favorite inmates at Litchfield prison, where drama is never in short supply. This season sees the prison at the cusp of change as the prison goes from public to private, and the changes its bringing are not the most welcome. One of Netflix’s best and brightest series premiered to a lot of fanfare, and those fans will not be disappointed.

Let’s take a look at Orange is the New Black, Season 3.

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Jun 122015
 

It is summer time and that means spending hours locked up in a dark room, watching people do terrible and deranged things to each other. The true meaning of the season if there ever was one. In a time where twists are the norm and psycho killers have long, extended tragic backstories, it’s nice just to see bloodshed without any of the exposition.

Let’s take a look at You’re Next.

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