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8 M-Rated Horror Movies That Don’t Suck

8 M-Rated Horror Movies That Don’t Suck

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is out in September in Australia, and like many Guillermo del Toro-affiliated projects, it contains monsters galore. It doesn’t appear to have an Aussie film rating just yet, but in the U.S., it’s rated PG-13, the rough equivalent of an M-rating. While some…

Shazam’s Greatest Message Is About Growing From Forgiveness

Billy Batson being an orphan is a central part of his heroic origin story, which factors into the inherent goodness that makes him worthy of becoming Shazam. Golden Age Captain Marvel comics established that even without a traditional nuclear family or the influence of adult role models in his life,…

Shazam Is A Good Superhero Movie And A Better Family Drama

These days, superhero movies need a little something extra to make them stand out from the pack. They can’t just be a typical, big-budget, flashy action movie. There needs to be a certain level of humour, pathos, or some poignant commentary that takes the film to the next level. In…