While the crossover with Coven still remains unseen, we now have compelling evidence that the latest season of American Horror Story takes place in the same universe as the Alien franchise. Because Kathy Bates is totally a robot, right? I mean, white, milk-like fluid in place of blood is such an iconic image; it’s basically... Continue Reading →
Last year, I made an attempt to recap each episode of American Horror Story: Cult but quickly fell off the regular write-up wagon. Will my coverage of Apocalypse fair better, or will part of the inevitable fallout of frustration AHS creates be another incompletely reviewed season? Let’s find out! So, Ryan Murphy and crew brought... Continue Reading →
Get ready to learn the dirty truth about Mr. Rogers! Just kidding; Morgan Neville's Won't You Be My Neighbor? confirms that he was a great guy. But in my review, I point out that the movie could've given his portrayal a bit more nuance.
If you missed part one of our totally necessary K-pop bracket, you can find it here! It’s probably worth noting that all results were unanimous after Round 1, meaning we’ve left behind the land of 2-to-1 splits. That’s bad news if you wanted thoughtful debate about the merits of different bands, but great news... Continue Reading →
I like dinosaurs. I like dinosaur movies. But I especially like dumb dinosaur movies. Sure, the original Jurassic Park is an adventure classic, but have you guys heard of Anonymous Rex? It’s about an alternative reality where dinosaurs have survived extinction and hide among people … by wearing rubber suits (because dinosaurs and people are... Continue Reading →
Ready for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom? Well, nothing well get you more hyped than our Jurassic World drinking game, which is even deadlier than an Indominus Rex.
Ah, brackets. They aren’t just for March Madness anymore. Nope, you can use them any time of year to determine everything from the best snack food to which Disney film reigns supreme. We here at Academic Exiles decided to spend our Memorial Day answering a question that weighed heavy on our minds: What is the... Continue Reading →
Is Hereditary the scariest movie of 2018? Check out our review to find out our thoughts on the film that freaked out Sundance audiences.
Let me start by making one thing clear: We here at Academic Exiles don’t dislike Deadpool (the movie or the character). While half of us may find Ryan Reynolds a little trying, we mostly enjoy the movie. It’s funny and violent, two things that go surprisingly great together. We are, however, a little underwhelmed by... Continue Reading →