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Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver is a journalist and film critic based in the Philadelphia area. He is the co-founder of the Philadelphia Film Critics Circle and a Rotten Tomatoes-listed critic since 2008, and his work has appeared in New York Press, Philly Voice, The Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Tablet, The Times of Israel, and RogerEbert.com. In 2009, he became the first American journalist to interview both a sitting FCC chairman and a sitting host of "Jeopardy" on the same day.

Old is Another Twisty Oddity from M. Night Shyamalan

Christopher Cross

Chris is a graduate of Communications from Simon Fraser University and resides in Toronto, Ontario. Given a pint, he will talk for days about action films, video games, and the works of John Carpenter.

Snake Eyes Collapses Under the Weight of its Franchise

Antonia Haynes

Antonia Haynes resides in a small seaside town in England where she has lived her whole life. She's a simple girl with a passion for zombies, writing, film, television, drawing, superheroes, Disney and, of course, video games. Her ideal day would consist of junk food, fluffy pyjamas and video games because quite frankly going outside is overrated. Follow her on Twitter on @RainbowMachete

BTS Take the Stage for their BBC Radio One Live Lounge Debut

Ricky D

Some people take my heart, others take my shoes, and some take me home. I write, I blog, I podcast, I edit, and I design websites. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Goomba Stomp and Tilt Magazine. Host of the Sordid Cinema Podcast and NXpress Nintendo Podcast. Former Editor-In-Chief of Sound On Sight, and host of several podcasts including the Game of Thrones and Walking Dead podcasts, as well as Sound On Sight. There is nothing I like more than basketball, travelling, and animals. You can find me online writing about anime, TV, movies, games and so much more.

Fantasia Film Festival 2021 Announces Third and Final Wave

Caitlin Marceau

Caitlin Marceau is a writer, proofreader, and professional editor living, and working, in Montreal. She prefers to focus her time on works of horror and journalism, but has also been published for experimental fiction and poetry, as well as creative non-fiction. When she’s not covered in ink or wading through stacks of paper, you can find her ranting about issues in pop culture or nerding out over a good book.

Best Stop-Motion Christmas Movies

Redmond Bacon

As far back as he can remember, Redmond Bacon always wanted to be a film critic. To him, being a film critic was better than being President of the United States

SXSW 2021: Islands is a Quiet Gem about The Need for Human Connection

Brian Marks

Brian Marks is Sordid Cinema's Lead Film Critic. His writing has appeared in The Village Voice, LA Weekly, The Los Angeles Times, and Ampersand. He's a graduate of USC's master's program in Specialized Arts Journalism. You can find more of his writing at InPraiseofCinema.com. Best film experience: driving halfway across the the country for a screening of Jean-Luc Godard's "King Lear." Totally worth it.

The Paper Tigers is Charming but Slight Kung Fu Fare

Thomas OConnor

Beginning as a co-host on a Concordia TV film show before moving on to chief film nerd at Forgetthebox.net, Thomas is now bringing his knowledge of pop-culture nerdery to Sordid Cinema. Thomas is a Montrealer born and raised, and an avid consumer of all things pop-cultural and nerdy. While his first love is film, he has also been known to dabble in comics, videogames, television, anime and more. You can support his various works on his Patreon, at https://www.patreon.com/TomWatchesMovies You can also like the Tom Watches Movies Facebook page to see all his work on Goombastomp and elsewhere.

Undergods is a Strange, Compelling Mystery

Simon Howell

Simon is a sometimes writer and podcaster living in Toronto.

10 Years Later: Super 8 Settles as a Flattering Tribute

Mike Worby

Mike Worby is a human who spends way too much of his free time playing, writing and podcasting about pop culture. Through some miracle he's still able to function in society as if he were a regular person, and if there's hope for him, there's hope for everyone.

Fear Street: Netflix’s Bold Time-Hopping Trilogy Injects Fresh New Life Into Horror

Roni Cooper

Roni Cooper is a twenty-something from the UK who spends her time watching any and every film put in front of her. Her favourites include 'Singin' in the Rain', 'Rear Window', 'Alien' and 'The Thing', and she will watch absolutely anything in which Jessica Chastain stars. When not in front of a screen, be it small or silver, she can be found taking care of her spoilt but adorable dog. You can find more of her work at ronicooper.com.

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It is too Formulaic and Weighed Down to be Scary

Bill Mesce

Bill Mesce, Jr. is the author of recently published The Rules of Screenwriting and Why You Should Break Them (McFarland) which not only includes more on his adventures with Sam Lupowitz and his other screenwriting experiences, but commentary from industry professionals like Goodfellas screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi, best-selling author and filmmaker Adriana Trigiani, AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan, and others. You can find his work at the link below.

The Magnificent Seven At 61: Still Magnificent

Randy Dankievitch

A TV critic since the pre-Peak TV days of 2011, Randy is a critic and editor formerly of Sound on Sight, Processed Media, TVOvermind, Pop Optiq, and many, many others.

WandaVision Says Goodbye in “The Series Finale”

Alex Aldridge

Crotchety Englishman who spends hundreds of pounds on video game tattoos and Amiibo in equally wallet-crippling measure. Likes grammar a lot, but not as much as he likes ranting about the latest gaming news in his weekly column.

Things We Learned From Netflix’s ‘High Score’ Episode 5

Leah Wersebe

Leah is a TV aficionado and a recovering 9-5 office worker. She lives in New York and has traveled to over 25 countries in search of the perfect latte. She loves to be in debt so has degrees from universities in international politics, film, and wildlife conservation. Follow her on Twitter @LDWersebe.

Celebrating the Origins of Captain America and Chris Evans in Captain America: The First Avenger

Andrea Marks-Joseph

Andrea Marks-Joseph is a South African freelance writer. You can find her on Twitter and at stargirlriots.com.

Tuca & Bertie Season 2 Takes Us to Therapy

Alicia Gilstorf

Alicia is a writer, editor, and library technician from Ontario, Canada. Her passion for TV and film can be credited to superheroes, workplace comedies, and coming-of-age stories.

Gunpowder Milkshake : An Acquired Taste for Action Enthusiasts

Kent M. Wilhelm

Kent Murai Wilhelm is a multimedia journalist born, raised, and based in New York City. He writes and makes photos, podcasts, and videos about film and local New York City stories. Kent attended SUNY Purchase, where he studied New Media, and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He produces podcasts for The Atlantic Transmission and produced & hosted From Brooklyn With Love, a monthly deep-dive into the world of James Bond at Videology. https://letterboxd.com/Kwhc/

Freda: An Outstanding Debut Offers An Eloquent Voice for a Troubled Nation

Shane Ramirez

Shane Ramirez is a professional actor and videographer, as well as a budding filmmaker and novelist residing in San Marcos, TX. A life-long film enthusiast, Shane has written for everyonesacritic.net and examiner.com, and has produced his own short films. He is versed in the arts of cinematography, photography, and editing. His favorite directors are Andrei Tarkovsky, Terrence Malick, Christopher Nolan, Michelangelo Antonioni, and Krzysztof Kieslowski.

Twenty Years Later, The Cell is still an Exhilarating Vision of Turn of the Century Fears

Sean Colletti

Sean is a TV and film critic and a poet based in Birmingham, England. His first pamphlet, 'Saeculum', was published with Bare Fiction in 2018.

Great TV Pilots: Forbrydelsen and The Killing

Drew Williamson

I am a fan of great cinema, but I have a weakness for camp. I have a BA and an MA from Carleton University in Film Studies, as well as a Certificate in Scriptwriting from Algonquin College. I live in Ottawa and am looking forward to exploring different topics on pop culture and cinema.

30 Years Later: Goodfellas Captured Lightning in a Bottle

Meghan Cook

Meghan Cook is a comedy writer currently residing in North Carolina with one cat and fifty shows in her Netflix queue (that she will get to eventually).

This is The End: Quarantine Re-watch

Ellie Burridge

Ellie recently completed a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Birmingham and should be graduating sometime soon. Her greatest loves in life are damaged-but-sarcastic fictional characters, coffee, and semicolons.

Fantasia 2020: Bleed with Me Will Make Your Skin Crawl

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