The Overlooked Intelligence of Godzilla: ScreenHub Entertainment

When most people hear the name Godzilla, the first thing that comes to mind is sheer pulp entertainment. The series is among the most beloved in cinema, perfectly encapsulating what many look for in escapist entertainment. In many ways this is an unfair assessment of the series as hidden amongst the monster battles and cheesy dialogue are tales with a deep social consciousness and emotional … Continue reading The Overlooked Intelligence of Godzilla: ScreenHub Entertainment

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Is The Best Kind of Fast Food Cinema – ScreenHub Entertainment

Since its release, reactions to Godzilla vs. Kong seem to have been divided between two extremes. On the one hand, you have moviegoers proclaiming it a messy failure with little to no artistic value. On the other, you have avid fans who embrace the film’s over-the-top and cheesy execution. ‘It’s a movie about a giant lizard fighting a giant monkey. What do you expect?’ they … Continue reading ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Is The Best Kind of Fast Food Cinema – ScreenHub Entertainment

How King Kong First Fought Godzilla – ScreenHub Entertainment

The upcoming action epic Godzilla vs. Kong is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. The fourth entry in the Legendary Monsterverse pits the two cinematic legends against each other in what promises to be a worldwide brawl, but this isn’t the first time Godzilla and King Kong have butted heads. The rich histories of both icons have crossed paths before, resulting in … Continue reading How King Kong First Fought Godzilla – ScreenHub Entertainment

Why Games Based on ‘Aliens’ Miss the Point – ScreenHub Entertainment

A new game based on the Alien series always seems to spark a lot of interest, and Aliens: Fireteam is no exception. Many have expressed excitement and enthusiasm for this latest shooter inspired by the 1986 science fiction classic. I share in that excitement as I’m every bit as open to a fun shooter as everyone else, but at the same time can’t help but … Continue reading Why Games Based on ‘Aliens’ Miss the Point – ScreenHub Entertainment

Maidens & Maniacs: Female Empowerment in the Slasher Genre – ScreenHub Entertainment

Since the slasher sub-genre of horror films exploded into cinemas in the late ’70s, many critics have attacked the genre as being sexist against women. Films like Halloween, Friday the 13th and others are often labelled as misogynistic morality tales that punish those living their lives freely, and only reward the so-called “good girls” with their lives. This is a tune sang by many of … Continue reading Maidens & Maniacs: Female Empowerment in the Slasher Genre – ScreenHub Entertainment

Will Tommy Doyle Survive ‘Halloween Kills?’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

With Halloween Kills slated for release this year, many people are excited to see the return of some of the series’ most memorable characters. Returning are not only longtime heroine Laurie Strode, but also Sherriff Leigh Brackett, Nurse Marion Cambers, and of course, Tommy Doyle and Lindsay Wallace, the two children Laurie worked so hard to protect in the original film. With the return of … Continue reading Will Tommy Doyle Survive ‘Halloween Kills?’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

Beginner Film Theory: What to Expect from a Community Movie – ScreenHub Entertainment

Since its re-release on Netflix, the cult sitcom Community has found a second life, recapturing old fans, bringing in new ones, and reviving the old discussion of just when will we get a Community movie? Early on in the show’s run, meta shaman Abed Nadir states that the ideal length for any television series is six seasons and a movie. The final episode of Community … Continue reading Beginner Film Theory: What to Expect from a Community Movie – ScreenHub Entertainment

‘Challenger’ Takes Viewers Back to a National Tragedy – ScreenHub Entertainment

Of the series that was launched on Netflix last year, few possessed the potency of Challenger: The Final Flight. For those who grew up after the Challenger tragedy, it might be easy to not understand just what this ill-fated flight meant to the United States and the world. What Challenger does superbly well is it places the viewer back in the 1980s and takes them … Continue reading ‘Challenger’ Takes Viewers Back to a National Tragedy – ScreenHub Entertainment

What ‘Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer’ Gets Right About True Crime – ScreenHub Entertainment

There’s no doubt about it. People are fascinated by their predators. Whether it be monsters from mythology or the real-life terrors of serial murderers, people seem to have a strange curiosity about what, or who wants to kill us. For this reason, the true-crime genre remains very popular amongst the American public, and Netflix has produced several notable titles. With such works as The Bundy … Continue reading What ‘Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer’ Gets Right About True Crime – ScreenHub Entertainment

The Spell of ‘Midsommar’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

Though a relative newcomer to the genre, Ari Aster is already one of the most accomplished and effective horror filmmakers of his generation. Midsommar, his sophomore effort into the genre, is a truly bizarre and memorable experience that tells of a group of friends falling into the clutches of a Pagan cult in Sweden. Reminiscent of such classics as The Wicker Man, Midsommar takes the … Continue reading The Spell of ‘Midsommar’ – ScreenHub Entertainment