‘Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous’ Is a Masterpiece Made Before Its Time
By Sam Acosta
In a world oversaturated with sitcoms, it is hard to find any with much to offer beyond a few crude jokes. It seems as if there are no more original ideas for the genre, with most modern shows being simple copy-and-paste replicas of more successful predecessors like the seemingly endless “Office” and “Friends” clones. There are, however, a few hidden gems out there, shows with both originality and quality. “Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous” is one of those gems.
‘Scream’ Has More to Offer Than Your Average Slasher
By Sam Acosta
[Editor’s Note: This review contains spoilers.]
When I first found out about this “requel” (reboot sequel) to the iconic slasher series, I figured it was just another cash grab aimed at classic horror fans. With the number of reboots made in the last several years, most with middling results, I have come to approach such films with preemptively low expectations.
However, I must admit I was thoroughly impressed with this new installment in the series. Not only did it ...
Heading into its Third Season, ‘Servant’ Refuses to be Categorized
By Ben Hiett
I’m not a fan of films that try to cheaply surprise their viewers with grandiose twists or originality for originality’s sake. That said, I’m also less of a fan of sitting through various retellings of the same story over and over again. If I’m going to watch something, I’d rather it be something I haven’t seen before, with that originality having a purpose beyond simply trying to surprise the audience.
All that to say, “Servant” surprised me. Indeed, I was ...