Thunderlists: 5 Pretty Bad Film Adaptations of 5 Pretty Good TV Shows

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By Jacob Slater

I’m in a little bit of a depressive state at the moment, so hopefully all of my faithful imaginary readers will understand that I couldn’t muster up the will to actually do a new movie write up at the moment. Major depression doesn’t mix well with Seasonal Effectiveness Disorder I suppose. Not putting out something makes me feel like more of a failure than I already do however, so I’ve decided to trot out another edition of everyone’s favorite system of structured and organized information: a list! Because if there’s one thing the internet needs more of, it’s lists. And pornographic pictures of cartoon horses, apparently.

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Better In The Dark – Episode #1: March and April 2007 Preview

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In our inaugural episode, we preview what was then upcoming genre movies being released in March and April of 2007. And–as an added bonus–enjoy mild swearing, as this episode was not censored at the request of our radio station!

Discussed in this episode: Ghostrider, Daredevil, Bridge to Terabithia, The Abandoned, The Number 23, Joel Schumacher, Jim Carey, Zodiac, David Fincher, The Reaping, Dark Castle Entertainment, The ick moment, 300, Zack Snyder, King Kong, The Host, Godzilla, Premonition, Captivity, Hannibal Rising, Thomas Harris, Dead Silence, Rob Zombie, Ain’t It Cool News, Halloween, Remakes, The Hills Have Eyes 2, Southern Comfort, Grindhouse, The Invisible, Joss Whedon, Disturbia, Rear Window, The Island

Better In The Dark – Episode #1: March and April 2007 Preview

 

Hyphenated Review #1: The Monday Night War: WWE vs. WCW

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So because I watch/read/listen to so much stuff but still want to give my opinions on things without typing up a 1000 word post, I’ve created a video version of a Hyphenated Review. I rattle off some thoughts for about 10 minutes or less, slap an image from what I’m talking about with the audio, create and upload to my YouTube channel. (Almost) instant Hyphenated Review.

I’ve been watching The Monday Night War series on the WWE Network and it does deliver what the title states: stories of the Money Night War. But since there’s three sides to every story, we get a certain view on the War with every episode. Still a fun watch for any wrestling fan.

Thunderlists: 5 Stables WWE Hasn’t Whored Out Yet (And How They Could Work)

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If there’s ever been a more poorly executed concept in wrestling history, it’s pretty much anything associated with Vince Russo. Otherwise though, it’s the stable. Ever since the time of the original Four Horsemen (Ric Flair, Tully Blanchard and Arn & Ole Arnderson) way back in the territory days every fed has wanted their own version of the wrasslin’ Justice League or, more commonly, Legion of Doom. It’s hard not to see why, given how much of the wrestling business is based around merchandising; if you strike gold with a good concept, that’s more T-shirts, action figures, DVD’s and (most importantly) tickets you can sell. With a stable it’s even better, because ideally you’re selling the stable as well as the individual members of that group, meaning even more money on top of that. WWE, WCW, TNA, ECW, even promotions in Japan have gotten in on it over the years, with varying levels of success.

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