12 Of My Favorite Animated Films

Animated films have long since graduated from simply being entertainment for children. They are their own established art form and, when masterfully crafted, rival or even surpass live action films. There’s just something magical animation that even CGI-enhanced films can’t duplicate. Whether they’re childhood obsessions or newfound appreciations, we all have our favorite animated movies;…

14 Action Films That I Love

There’s nothing better than a good action flick. Watching a protagonist stare-down nearly unbeatable odds only to serve up a dollop of ass-kickery is one of the purest forms of entertainment. When done correctly, a well-choreographed sequence is like a double-shot of adrenaline straight into the viewer’s bloodstream. Unfortunately, far too often, that’s not the…

16 Of My Favorite Comedy Films

Comedy is a large part of my life. As a redheaded young man with aggressive acne, it was probably the only reason I made it through middle school. It’s the reason I started performing and the reason I moved to Chicago. It’s because of comedy that I have life-long friends. So I can confidently say…

My 16 Favorite Horror Films

I’ll admit I have a love/hate relationship with horror films. For the longest time I was completely disinterested in the genre as a whole. This dismissive attitude probably derived from halfheartedly watching shitty, cookie-cutter movies with friends.  It was only until I really dove into the films that define the genre that I gained a…

8 Essential “So-Bad-It’s-Good” Movies

There are countless bad films out there, with hundreds more being made every year. But every once in a while a bad movie comes out that just has a certain special quality. Whether it’s wooden acting, ridiculous dialogue, or just flat-out bad direction, some movies are simply so awful that you can’t help but enjoy…

18 Movies That Are Shamefully Underrated

Art is subjective. Not everyone is going to like everything, and not every film is going to be a broadly reaching Marvel blockbuster. Of course, in modern cinema, with the reach of the internet, most movies are able to find their demographic and receive proper recognition. That being said, not every film gets its proper due….