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Eddie Villanueva Jr.
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A movie connoisseur of only the finest films, and an Encyclopod of geek and nerd knowledge. And if you know what an Encyclopod is, you're cool too!

‘First Man’ shows Armstrong’s earthly battle for the moon (review)

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” No other words spoken by man have ever changed the course of history like those that fateful day in July

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ brings pulp back to theaters (review)

“First time at the El Royale?” This year, movies have kind of been all over the place. Some are direct hits, such as The Shape of Water, Blindspotting and, of

Sony’s ‘Venom’ loses a lot of character’s bite (review)

“You should be extremely afraid…” We are well into an era where the box offices are flooded with crazed comic book fans! Every where we look now, if there isn’t

Netflix announces new releases for October

It’s that time again that we’ve all come to know and love! No, I’m not talking about payday, I’m talking about Netflix’s monthly announcement of what films they plan to release! During

Second season renewed for FX spin-off, ‘Mayans M.C.’

FX has announced that they have green lit the second season of the already-popular series, Mayan M.C. According to THR, the network has picked up the stellar series for its

SDCC: MTG’s Mark Rosewater talks new mechanics and surprises

Magic: the Gathering has come a long way, from its humble beginnings back in 1993, to becoming the world’s most played trading card game. Fans from around the world have

‘The Meg’ takes a bite out of the shark-movie genre (review)

“There’s a monster outside…” Ever since the dawn of 1975’s Jaws, three things have always plagued our cinematic summers: a fear of the unknown, a fear of the ocean deep

SDCC: Hasbro’s John Warden excited for future of Transformers

I think it’s safe to say that one of the toylines from our childhood is not going anywhere! And no, I’m not talking about My Little Pony. I’m talking about

‘Christopher Robin’ takes you back to a simpler time (review)

“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” I think it’s safe to say that we are in an era -in terms of movies- where the name

Blockers – Blu-ray Review

“This is our last big night together.” Comedy is an interesting genre for film. It rarely gets award-worthy attention when it’s in its purest form, yet for what it does,

‘The Equalizer 2’ fights to set itself apart (review)

“We all got to pay for our sins.” We are in full swing of summer blockbuster season! Now is the time where moviegoers pack out theaters to beat the heat and just

‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ is gritty, unrelenting yet pointless (review)

“You’re going to help us start a war.” 2015’s Sicario is a gritty tale of corruption and ruthlessness on the Mexican border seen through the eyes of an idealistic FBI agent. This

The Losers Club comes together for ‘It: Chapter Two’ photo

One can easily say that last year’s most anticipated film was the horror reboot of It (or at least, that’s what I’m saying). The novel encapsulated everything that made a Stephen

The mask comes on in the official trailer for ‘Predator’

You are one ugly motherfu- oh, hi there! The time has come, fans of nostalgia; the official trailer to Shane Black’s The Predator is here! If you haven’t heard, Shane

‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ is all roar and no chomp (review)

“Welcome… to Jurassic World.” 25 years! That’s how long it’s been since the Jurassic Park franchise kicked off its dino-stomping rampage! The Michael Crichton inspired film has been a catalyst for

‘Hotel Artemis’ has good asthetic, but not worth the stay (review)

“You’re the employee, I’m the business.”  2018 has been an exceptional year thus far. From the incredible heroic exploits of Avengers: Infinity War to the quiet intensity of A Quiet

Tim Burton revisits the magic of a Disney classic in ‘Dumbo’ teaser

Usually when people think of the Disney animated classic, Dumbo, they tend to think of really only two things: either the racist crows or the hallucination scene (yes, there was a

Christmas comes early with the release of official ‘Halloween’ trailer

“You don’t believe in the boogeyman? You should…” Seriously, how many of us had the thought that this film was going to look horrible? Not many horror fans were impressed with

‘Ocean’s 8’ brings together a fantastic cast to steal our hearts (review)

“Why do you need to do this?” “Because it’s what I’m good at.” This seems to be the year of continuing or rebooting franchises. From the very beginning we’ve had everything from

‘Suspiria’ teaser brings the chills that we all remember

There are several films in this world that many movie buffs will defend to the death that they should never be remade. Some of those include 1941’s Citizen Kane, 1972’s The