Orson Welles’s Othello (1951) Classic Review

I REALLY don’t know how one might go about litigating which of Orson Welles film’s qualify as his “weirdest” one. You can watch a film like The Lady From Shanghai with its surreal cinematography and editing and then compare it to something like Mr. Arkadin which goes way weirder. For my money, I’d throw OthelloContinue reading “Orson Welles’s Othello (1951) Classic Review”

Book Review: In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash (1966)

Jean Shepard’s 1966 comedic memoir is most remembered for the media that has since eclipsed it’s prominence. It’s the novel that A Christmas Story is based on. That reputation has certainly gone a long way to maintaining its longevity. When it’s paperback was republished in 2010, the book shot up to the top of Amazon’sContinue reading “Book Review: In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash (1966)”

A Brief Recap of The Mandalorian – Episode 15

I was worried going into this episode that this was going to just be another filler episode. After last week’s episode set the stage for the finale, I didn’t just want an episode about Mando breaking Bill Bur’s character out of jail. Thankfully that wasn’t exactly what we got. Bill Bur gets excused from hisContinue reading “A Brief Recap of The Mandalorian – Episode 15”

PODCAST – Ian Kirkpatrick Talks Writing, Radicalism and Serial Murder

This week on the AntiSocial Network, fellow YouTuber Ian Kirkpattie joined the hangout to discuss some of her interests and focuses! Kirkpattie has several focused on YouTube. She’s primarily a writing channel that teaches novel writing and collaboration on fiction but she’s done coverage on drama in the writing community, political radicalism and the psychologyContinue reading “PODCAST – Ian Kirkpatrick Talks Writing, Radicalism and Serial Murder”

Game Awards – The Last of Us Part II Wins Game of the Year

The controversial 2020 PS4 game The Last of Us – Part II walked away from the Game Awards 2020 with multiple major awards including Game of the Year. In addition to Game of the Year, it also won a swath of awards including Best Innovation in Accessibility, Best Action/Adventure Game, Best Performance by Laura BaileyContinue reading “Game Awards – The Last of Us Part II Wins Game of the Year”

Huge Slate of Star Wars and Marvel Shows Announced for Disney+ During Investor Call

Disney’s annual investor call went down on Thursday night! As per usual, the internet was buried in surprising announcements as well as confirmations of rumored shows and films that have been circling the rumor mills. In addition to discussing the service’s expansion into new markets, Disney offered an extensive list of their planned upcoming programmingContinue reading “Huge Slate of Star Wars and Marvel Shows Announced for Disney+ During Investor Call”

Independent C.S. Lewis Biopic Wraps Production, To Be Released in 2021

Max McLean’s cinematic adaptation of his stage-play The Most Reluctant Convert has wrapped production in the United Kingdom. According to Deadline, the production has officially wrapped principal production and is on track for a 2021 release date. “Shot in and around Oxford, the film charts the spiritual journey of the renowned writer prior to theContinue reading “Independent C.S. Lewis Biopic Wraps Production, To Be Released in 2021”

Classic Spiderman Stars to Return for MCU’s Spiderman 3

In one of the strangest recent announcements to come out of the MCU, Alfred Molina has been recast in the role of Doctor Octopus in the upcoming untitled Spiderman 3. Molina played the character last in the 2004 sequel to Sam Raimi’s first Spiderman film, widely regarded as one of the greatest superhero films everContinue reading “Classic Spiderman Stars to Return for MCU’s Spiderman 3”

Christopher Nolan Blasts Warner Brothers and Calls HBO Max the “Worst Streaming Service”

In a series of interviews this week for Entertainment Today and The Hollywood Reporter, Christopher Nolan blasted his studio Warner Brothers for its decision to push all of its 2021 onto HBO Max. “Oh, I mean, disbelief. Especially the way in which they did. There’s such controversy around it, because they didn’t tell anyone. InContinue reading “Christopher Nolan Blasts Warner Brothers and Calls HBO Max the “Worst Streaming Service””

Book Review – The Triumph of Christianity (2019)

There’s been an interesting awakening in the past four years in regards to the public dialog on religion. Back in 2015, it seemed like all boats were rowing in the same direction online and in real life as the New Atheist movement was counting it’s victories and bringing thousands upon thousands of millions into theContinue reading “Book Review – The Triumph of Christianity (2019)”