All posts by Nick Hearne

Killing Oscar! How The Academy Snubs The Horror Genre



The Academy Awards. Oscar. The oldest and most respected Entertainment Award ceremony out there. Often referred to as “The Super Bowl of the Movie Industry”.  Some of the greatest films ever made have been recognized by Hollywood’s highest honor across all types of genres: Drama, Comedy, War Films, Biopics, Musicals, Westerns and Historical epics to … Continue reading Killing Oscar! How The Academy Snubs The Horror Genre


Crisis On Infinite Award Shows



The Academy Awards has given out honors to all kinds of films over the last 91 years since it’s inception.  Dramas, comedies, war films, westerns, romances, musicals and animation.  Horror films and fantasy films have also had their days, although few and far between, in the top spot at The Oscars.  Even a few Science … Continue reading Crisis On Infinite Award Shows


Our Review Of “Vanity’s Mirror” – Episode 15



The regularly-occurring high school dance, is always a time of stress, raging hormones and angst, and inside the 15th episode of Season 1 of Friday The 13th: The Series – the trend continues. All because of a very special compact – made of gold. Valuable to be sure, but also cursed. Those who are woo’d … Continue reading Our Review Of “Vanity’s Mirror” – Episode 15


The Fault In Our Stars – (The Book) VERSUS The Fault In Our Stars – (The 2014 Movie)



The book was a sensation – the movie? A BLOCKBUSTER. Teen angst isn’t just a magnetic property, it is the gravity well for a movie that takes cancer, high school hormones, and nationwide audiences to a level of excitement and awareness that hasn’t really yet been harnessed. Enjoy our very special look at The Fault … Continue reading The Fault In Our Stars – (The Book) VERSUS The Fault In Our Stars – (The 2014 Movie)


Our Review Of “Bedazzled” – Episode 14



Finding ones way through rough times is often made much easier with – light. When you take light and make it portable, you’ve by definition made – a lantern. What would happen if the light that was emitted from a lantern was coming from a lantern that was – cursed! We find out about that … Continue reading Our Review Of “Bedazzled” – Episode 14


Comic Event Fatigue!



This will change things…FOREVER! It’s phrases like that which grab a comic book readers attention. When we’re told that a character that we’ve grown up loving for so long is going to be put through a core shaking, life altering event, we grow concerned. What could possibly bend the unbendable, break the unbreakable? Three words … Continue reading Comic Event Fatigue!


Our Review Of “The Baron’s Bride” – Episode 13



The binding of lives and blood has always been a strong storytelling mechanism in history. Whether it’s forging the brotherhood of gangsters, of warriors prepared for battle or – the perpetual joining of lives in the realm of VAMPIRES – blood is the centerpiece of drama unfolding. This time the blood is part of the … Continue reading Our Review Of “The Baron’s Bride” – Episode 13


Overused Tropes In Comics!



  Why are there so many commonly used tropes in comic book stories? The tragic origin story, we fixed things because of time travel, it wasn’t me, it was my evil gender swapped clone, and so on and so on. It’s not that these plot points aren’t cool and interesting. They are, or can be … Continue reading Overused Tropes In Comics!


Our Review Of “Faith Healer” – Episode 12



George Michael was right – ya’ gotta’ have faith. Or DO you? The wonder of those who are afflicted with a medical condition, circumstances beyond their control and more is a story as old as time itself. The only thing older than those with the medical afflictions that aren’t healed – because they die, are … Continue reading Our Review Of “Faith Healer” – Episode 12


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – (The Book) VERSUS The Adventures of Huck Finn – (The 1993 Movie)



Children have a very different environment surrounding them now compared to the time period of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, of this we’re certain. But what liberties were taken with the classic Mark Twain tale, “The Adventures of Huck Finn” as it was translated to a major 1993 Disney motion picture? We take it all … Continue reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – (The Book) VERSUS The Adventures of Huck Finn – (The 1993 Movie)