‘The Silence of the Lambs’ In The Trans-Liberation Era – ScreenHub Entertainment

When someone calls a piece of art that influenced us into question, our natural instinct is to defend it. I know that’s how I felt when I first heard about the criticism of The Silence of the Lambs. The accusations of transphobia didn’t make much sense to me, and since the film was one of the most influential movies of my younger years, I felt … Continue reading ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ In The Trans-Liberation Era – ScreenHub Entertainment

The Horror Roots of ‘Jurassic Park’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

Horror is often the last thing most people think of when discussing Spielberg’s Jurassic Park. As a director, Spielberg has a reputation for shying away from that which is more dark and sinister, but this reputation isn’t entirely earned. Though not without its share of whimsy and wonder, Steven Spielberg still displays a real mean streak with Jurassic Park that recalls his earlier, rough around … Continue reading The Horror Roots of ‘Jurassic Park’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

How ‘Army of the Dead’ Carries on Romero’s Legacy – ScreenHub Entertainment

When it comes to zombies, those shambling flesh eaters that infest the annals of pop culture horror, few names are as influential as George A. Romero. The man who pioneered the entire zombie genre, Romero’s legacy is a powerful testimony to just how rich with potential his ideas were, and that potential is still felt in Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead. Snyder, who himself … Continue reading How ‘Army of the Dead’ Carries on Romero’s Legacy – ScreenHub Entertainment

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

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