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Rob Walker is a writer and filmmaker in Colorado, and is creator of the comedy web series Victorian Cut-out Theatre. He loves horror films and comic books (American Vampire, Jonah Hex, The Flash, Planetary). Rob has been a Sherlockian since the age of ten, is a Dark Tower junky and believes that Indiana Jones is the greatest cinematic hero ever created. You can follow him on twitter at: @timidwerewolf and see his other writings and videos at

10 things I want in a new (Disney-distributed) Indiana Jones film

As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Disney has purchased the distribution rights from Paramount for future installments in the Indiana Jones series. There’s also been some rumors circulating that

Sherlock Lives! ‘SHERLOCK’ series 3 photos, teaser and minisode!

As we inch closer to the premiere of SHERLOCK series 3 (January 1 in the U.K. and January 19 in the U.S.), the internet is flooding with information about the

Top 10 Fan Films

We live in a glorious age where studio quality technology has found its way into the hands of the general public. This technology mixed with a teeming geek culture, both

Blade Runner -The Aquarelle Edition is amazing

Artist Anders Ramsell has taken the Ridley Scott’s masterpiece Blade Runner (adapted itself from “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by Phillip K. Dick) and created a 35 minute animated

OnStar Batman commercials bridged the gap between Batman films

In the early 2000s before superhero films became a dependable genre, Onstar commissioned a series of commercials featuring Batman to promote their new guiding system. Bare in mind, when these

Pirates & Superheroes as a front for education

The other day, I stumbled across this TED Talk given in 2008 by author Dave Eggers titled “Once Upon a School”. Inspired by the educators in his life and their

Extraordinary Circumstance: An Introduction to the Wold Newton Universe

In December 1795, near Wold Newton in Yorkshire, England, a meteor crashed to Earth. Fortunately, no one was hurt and the event made for great publicity. The owner of the

The ‘PULP-O-MIZER’ lets you create SCI-FI covers from the age of radio

If you find yourself in need of a retro-futuristic diversion, the fine people at Thrilling Tales of the Downright Unusual have you covered. The main site is a hub for author

‘The Visitor’ 1979 Dir. Michael J. Paradise (Review)

An alien sunrise heralds a silhouette. The dark shape lifts itself above the horizon as an elderly man watches on from the desert landscape. The sky clouds over like a

5 Sherlock Holmes films to get us to ‘Sherlock’ series 3

As many of you Sherlockians know by now, we won’t get series three of Sherlock until early next year, and while that is a frustrating wait, we also have a plethora

New documentary ‘Birth of the Living Dead’ examines the origins of Romero classic (review)

Zombies are big right now, and for almost a decade their influence in popular culture only seems to get stronger year to year. We see them in books and comics,

Zombies, Run! or How I lost weight (and friends) in the undead apocalypse

The world is in shambles. What is left of humanity has broken off into reinforced settlements to stave off any attacks. Since the outbreak, our once flourishing society has fallen

Top 5 influential childhood horror novels

I’ve been a horror fan since I was a child. After being exposed to the universal monster movies, I found that I had an affinity for horror, and it wasn’t

13 nights of Halloween: GrimbRo’s The villains of ‘Scooby Doo’

While most horror fans often site the Universal Monster films as their gateway into the genre, I think most of us could trace our love for horror back to a

Sherlock series 3 premieres on PBS January 19th

PBS has officially confirmed this morning that Sherlock series 3 will premiere January 19th at 10 PM ET following Downton Abbey under the PBS Masterpiece programming block. The BBC premiere

Top 15 horror films streaming on Netflix right now!

Halloween is coming up and you can expect to attend or host at least one horror movie night this season. It’s understandable to be lost in the sea of horror

‘Leave this book alone’: Ancient tomes from the Cthulhu Mythos

If you’ve heard of H.P. Lovecraft, you’ve likely heard of “Call of the Cthulhu”, “The Shadow Over Innsmouth” and “The Dunwich Horror”. As I’ve mentioned previously, Lovecraft is experiencing quite

Smithsonian Channel Documentary THE INCREDIBLE BIONIC MAN

In the field of artificial limbs and organs, would it be possible to create a human being entirely from scratch using this technology? That is the question the Smithsonian Channel

Pulp for 8 year olds: Choose Your Own Adventure cover art

For those of you who may be unfamiliar, Choose Your Own Adventure was a series of books that were popular in the 80s and 90s. These books fell somewhere in-between

Top 10 Supernatural Episodes (Seasons 1-5)

When I first started watching Supernatural, I was surprised as to how much I enjoyed it. On a network known for peddling teen soap operas, I was impressed that they