Everything Else

by / on October 23, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, Features

PETE AND JUSTIN GET SCARED…AGAIN! WEEK 3

  Welcome back! We switched the format up a bit towards the bottom, but the first three entries appear as they normally would. Without further ado: Sleepaway Camp (1983) By 1983, the public’s obsession with slasher films that dominated the […]

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by / on October 21, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Reviews, Theatrical Reviews, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: THE HORRIFIC GRIND

Even when they lack blood, guts, slashers, or ghouls, some movies feature topics that can serve as their own brand of horror. Often, this horror derives from versions of the human condition that are both extreme, and yet frighteningly common and […]

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by / on October 16, 2015 at 3:06 am / in Everything Else, Features

PETE AND JUSTIN GET SCARED…AGAIN! WEEK 2

If you missed Week 1, here it is. If you’re here for Week 2, keep on reading: Session 9 (2001) Session 9, a film that’s both familiar and exceptionally different, is a difficult movie to discuss in-depth without giving away […]

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by / on October 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

SAVING THE VAMPIRE

Vampires are among my favorite literary and movie monsters. And, no, I’m not talking about the sparkling, simpering teenage heart-throbs of Twilight, or even about the sexy, shirtless vamps of True Blood; I’m talking about the real, seductive, evil bastards […]

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by / on October 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Everything Else, Man I Love TV

MAN, I LOVE TV: WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER: FIRST DAY OF CAMP

Happy Monday stargazers! I’ve got this topic I’ve been thinking of tackling on Man, I Love Films. A hot trend to be sure, and one that only the minority of us are not familiar with. I am speaking of binge-watching, or […]

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by / on October 9, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, Features

PETE & JUSTIN GET SCARED… AGAIN! WEEK 1

  We’re back. It’s October, horror movies need to be watched, and Justin and I gladly accept responsibility for doing so. If you don’t remember from last year, I’m a big fan on the genre (I watch horror movies in […]

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by / on October 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

THOSE MONSTROUS WOMEN

As one of the resident feminists here at Man, I Love Films, I always feel it my bound duty to point out when male-dominated cinema goes to far. But also as a resident feminist, I am sometimes at odds with […]

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by / on September 30, 2015 at 2:31 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: TO BECOMING REAL AND BEYOND

If you haven’t realized it yet, Toy Story is a rip off. Granted, it’s a touching, practically perfect one, but nonetheless, Toy Story’s heart is ripped from another timeless tale about toys: The Velveteen Rabbit. In it, a toy rabbit seeks to become […]

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by / on September 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

FANFICTION TO CANON AND BACK AGAIN

Several weeks ago, Hannibal showrunner Bryan Fuller revealed that he’d like to reboot the classic 1960s TV show The Avengers, preferably with Eddie Izzard as John Steed. This naturally provoked me to descend into a rage spiral from which it […]

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by / on September 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

FEMINISM, AND OTHER BAD WORDS

Not so long ago, I got into an argument online. I know, I know – you’re shocked. I am such a quiet, retiring, and un-opinionated person that it was really something when I came out of my shell and dared […]

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