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Nov 26, 2020

MG features a father-daughter team-up today as we are joined by Erick's daughter (and contributing website artist) Olivia Schieile! Together they've cooked up a double feature that covers a huge range of spooky flavors! First up: ghosts, saber-toothed sandworms, and demonic possession all come together hilariously in


Nov 12, 2020

Directors Michael Mann and Ridley Scott have each developed a strong brand for themselves, so when you see their name on the marquee, you feel you know what to expect. But early in their careers, they both decided to take on a decidedly different kind of movie - the fairy tale - and while the results are a bit mixed,...


Oct 29, 2020

Join MG for a Halloween treat as we take on our first Twitch-based episode! Classic films always set a standard, but few movies are so groundbreaking that they create an entirely new genre, and Tobe Hooper's terrifying The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is one of the biggest game-changers in cinema history. Mixing a low-fi,...


Oct 15, 2020

Chris' daughter Lily is with us tonight to talk about the current state of anime! The iconic Japanese style of animation and storytelling began its slow crossover to American theaters in the late 80's, but for a long time it was seen here only as a sort of niche, art-house novelty. No one could have predicted how big it...


Oct 1, 2020

At first glance, Chris' pairing of Godard's New Wave groundbreaker Masculin Féminin with John Water's mainstream crossover Hairspray might seem a little bizarre.  In fact, they couldn't be further apart on the stylistic spectrum: the former is a wildly experimental art piece that captures Paris' pop culture with an...