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We’ve seen millions of ways directors can make something scary, but when is the last time we’ve seen a Ramekin dish possessing and making someone’s life hell? Seriously, have we ever seen a ramekin used like this? Ramekin is the kind of film that’ll instantly make you want to throw

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There’s a sequence in the second act of Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi that is not great.  It’s not bad, per say, but it protracts the second act in a way that is unnecessary and, in retrospect, kind of feels like franchise service more than it feels like

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THOR: RAGNAROK bursts onto screen, effervescent and irreverent, brimming with confidence, flare, panache, and a bunch other adjectives that all add up to a movie that is raucous, rambunctious, and riotously funny.  Entertaining as hell is another way to put it.  It’s also a little thin, which should be a

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In Episode 15 of the Damage Control Podcast we discuss Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and debate the importance of eyebrows.  The film stars Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne’s eyebrows, apparently. You can always email us at DamageControlPodcast at gmail dot com, you can reach Jon on

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In Episode 12 of the Damage Control Podcast we discuss Spider-Man: Homecoming, run through the Geek Media Minute, talk some box office, and do a super epic version of the Damage Control Roundup. We cover a lot of ground in this episode aaaaand it’s awesome. You can always email us at

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In honor of the 30th anniversary of it’s release, Jon and I reviewed the Joe Dante classic Innerspace starring Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, and Meg Ryan.  We did this episode in conjunction with the Large Marge Sent Us podcast which you can find on iTunes & Google Play. You can

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Holy Bonus Episode Batman! That’s right! We are back with a BONUS episode of the Damage Control Podcast! In honor of the late, great Adam West we have recorded commentary track for Batman: The Movie, the 1966 movie that was released between seasons 1 and 2 of the legendary Batman

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Beauty and the Beast (2017) Disney’s animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the

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There was a moment toward the end of Cars 3 where the audience around me erupted into gleeful applause.  It wasn’t just one or two people, either. It was almost everyone in the theater.  Except me.  Not because I wasn’t digging the moment, I was, but I found myself a

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New to Screen Invasion is my podcast, the Damage Control Podcast, which I host along with my friend Jon Bartlett (@adultonsetnerd). In this episode of the podcast we talk about The Mummy, the first entry into Universal’s Dark Universe.  We also take a quick look at the current Box Office

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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (Wal-Mart Exclusive) It’s just another night at the morgue for a father (Brian Cox) and son (Emile Hirsch) team of coroners, until an unidentified, highly unusual corpse comes in. Discovered buried in the basement of the home of a brutally murdered family, the young Jane

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Sorry Baby Groot fans, but this is Peter Quill’s film. Not Star-Lord, just Peter. Because what James Gunn did with this sequel was to convert the GOTG films into a character arc for Chris Pratt’s beloved gunman. And the results are out of this world, in more than one way.

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This week I saw a film about a group of people (one of whom is played by Vin Diesel) who all have different specialties that have to work together to combat an enemy that is more powerful than themselves.  Along the way they will reinforce their bond as a non-traditional

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Sleepless Vincent Downs is a cop in Las Vegas, who’s partnered with a crooked cop. His partner asks him to steal some drugs, which they do. But what they don’t know is that the drugs belong to a crime family, the Novaks who goes after anyone who crosses them. A

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Have you ever gone back to your old elementary school? Taken a moment to walk down the halls and reflect on your memories of the place compared to what the reality is?  That’s kind of like what watching Bill Condon’s Beauty and the Beast is like.  It’s almost exactly what

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There’s a brand new teaser trailer for DISNEY·PIXAR’S “Coco” available now. It looks stunning, and reminds me of Jorge Gutierrez’s film “The Book of Life” in its themes and sensibilities. Check it out and feel free to leave your comments below. Synopsis: “Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music,

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