Ghost Prequelle: A Rainbow Rising

Ring-a-ring o’ rosies, A pocket full of posies, Ashes, ashes, We all fall down… Prequelle, Ghost’s latest opus, is a Baroquian masterpiece ripe with enough medieval imagery and hooks to make Ritchie Blackmore jealous. The band’s fourth full length release is, without a doubt, their Rainbow album, and it achieves this feat by summarizing the […]

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A Quiet Place, Jim and the Smell of Home

John Krasinski’s third directorial outing and first genre film, A QUIET PLACE, has taken America by storm. The survival horror film, focusing on a family living in fear of someTHING in a post apocalyptic Adirondack mountains setting, has been able to suspend disbelief with Middle Americans. Making over $50 million in its opening weekend, it […]

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Close Encounters of the Mythological Kind

There are two constants on entertainment, and both contribute to a property’s overall appeal. One: Great art has many different interpretations, and two: Great stories transcend genres. I got to see Annihilation this past week. Alex Garland’s adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s 2014 novel is a visually stunning, thought provoking film that will leave the audience […]

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How to integrate the FOX Marvel Universe into the Marvel Cinematic Universe

It’s done. We finally got that shit cup cake merger of FOX and Disney. The near monopoly on what we watch and how we watch it has presented a decided split in the creative communities. The typical consumer sees this as yet another merger of big companies. Those in the know are rightfully afraid of […]

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The Story Behind The Necrocasticon Presents: Hallowed Ground

What you are about to listen to is 30 some odd years in the making. Teenage Tom watched Night of the Comet and a story started brewing in his head. The basic premise, some celestial event causes most of the populace to be eradicated, stuck with him. Shortly after, he read A Boy And His […]

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GIVE THEM GAMES, Or The Real Problem With GAME OF THRONES

Game of Thrones has been, without a doubt, one of THE best shows on television. A standard bearer in our platinum age of TV, the George RR Martin HBO adaption is one of the network’s biggest money makers. It’s IMDB’s top television program of all time, based on fan ratings, with a 9.5, tied with […]

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Full Circle

I want to take a walk down memory lane with you, today, if you don’t mind, dear reader. There’s a reason we’re taking this trip, and when you get to the end, you’ll shake your head in as much disbelief as I have the past couple days. To say that everything in life comes full […]

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