WrestleMania 11

WRESTLEMANIA XI: All Your Dreams Have Now Become Your Tonightmares

WrestleMania XI (April 2, 1995) – Hartford Civic Center (Hartford, CT) – Main Event: Lawrence Taylor vs. Bam Bam Bigelow – Announcers: Vince McMahon, Jerry “the King” Lawler, Jim Ross, and Todd Pettengill. WRESTLEMANIA XI might very well be the easiest WrestleMania to hate, and not just for the preponderance of mullets. It represents not…

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Absinthe & Steam Now Available

Originally posted on Gunfighter Gothic:
Gunfighter Gothic Volume 2: Absinthe & Steam. Gunfighter Gothic, Volume 2 Absinthe & Steam Atomic Anxiety Press, July 2014 Created and Written by Mark Bousquet Available in Paperback and for the Kindle The latest collection of Gunfighter Gothic stories is now available. Fresh from their battle at the haunted Kraken…

WrestleMania X

WRESTLEMANIA X: He Who Made Kittens, Put Snakes in the Grass

WrestleMania X (March 20, 1994) – Madison Square Garden (New York NY) – Main Event: Yokozuna (c) vs. Bret “Hitman” Hart (WWF Championship) – Announcers: Vince McMahon, Jerry “the King” Lawler, and Todd Pettengill. For better and for worse, WRESTLEMANIA X sets the fallback blueprint for how the WWF/WWE runs WrestleMania. There is a mix…

Battleground 2014

BATTLEGROUND (2014): His Cleanest Dirty Shirt

Battleground (2014) – Tampa Bay Times Forum (Tampa Bay, FL) – Main Event: WWE World Heavyweight Championship Fatal Four-Way: John Cena (c), Roman Reigns, Randy Orton, and Kane – Announcers: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry “the King” Lawler; Pre-Show: Renee Young, Booker T, Alex Riley, and Christian. After a disappointing MONEY IN THE BANK,…

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ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES: Your Better Self

Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) – The 3rd of 5 Original Planet of the Apes Movies – Directed by Don Taylor – Starring Kim Hunter, Roddy McDowall, Bradford Dillman, Natalie Trundy, Eric Braeden, Sal Mineo, John Randolph, M. Emmet Walsh, and Ricardo Montalbán. ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES is a…

Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island

SCOOBY-DOO ON ZOMBIE ISLAND: Bad Guys in Masks

Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998) – The 1st Direct-to-Video Animated Scooby-Doo Movie – Directed by Jim Stenstrum – Starring Frank Welker, Billy West Scott Innes, Mary Kay Bergman, B.J. Ward, Adrienne Barbeau, Tara Charendoff, Cam Clarke, and Mark Hamill. SCOOBY-DOO ON ZOMBIE ISLAND is the first direct-to-video movie produced by Warner Brothers, and the start…

Scooby-Doo and the Witchs Ghost

SCOOBY-DOO! AND THE WITCH’S GHOST: Should the Supernatural Be Commonplace in the Scoobyverse?

Scooby-Doo and the Witch’s Ghost (1999) – The 2nd Direct-to-Video Animated Scooby-Doo Movie – Directed by Jim Stenstrum – Starring Frank Welker, Scott Innes, Mary Kay Bergman, B.J. Ward, Tim Curry, Jennifer Hale, Neil Ross, Jane Wiedlin, Kimberly Brooks, Tress MacNeille, and Peter Renaday. Please check out the Anxiety’s Scooby-Doo Review Hub for all Scooby-related…

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HER: I’m Choking You with a Dead Cat

Her (2013) – Directed by Spike Jonze – Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pratt, and Scarlett Johansson. In the future, all decent men will wear horrible mustaches. Spike Jonze’s science fiction romance between a man and his new operating system is less an actual romance as it is a striking…

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TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION: Honor to the End

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) – Directed by Michael Bay – Starring Peter Cullen, Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Titus Welliver, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing, T.J. Miller, John Goodman, John DiMaggio, Ken Watanabe, Reno Wilson, Mark Ryan, and Frank Welker. I have a saying that I like to use when…

Captain America and Tony Stark

Free on Kindle: Marvel Comics on Film

For the next 5 days, my collection of reviews, ATOMIC REACTIONS: MARVEL COMICS ON FILM will be free for the Kindle. This collection contains reviews originally written for my Atomic Anxiety review site, which you can visit at atomicanxiety.com. This collection contains 64 individual reviews, covering all Marvel Comics-based movies from the 1944 Captain America…

Money in the Bank 2014

MONEY IN THE BANK (2014): Fandango Loves Triangles

Money in the Bank (2014) – TD Garden (Boston, Massachusetts) – Main Event: WWE World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match (vacated title): John Cena, Randy Orton, Alberto Del Rio, Bray Wyatt, Roman Reigns, Cesaro, Sheamus, Kane – Announcers: Michael Cole, John Bradshaw Layfield, Jerry “the King” Lawler; Pre-Show: Renee Young, Booker T, Alex Riley, and Christian.…

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TRANSFORMERS: Freedom is the Light of All Sentient Beings

Transformers (2007) – Directed by Michael Bay – Starring Peter Cullen, Mark Ryan, Hugo Weaving, Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Anderson, Megan Fox, Rachael Taylor, John Turturro, Jon Voight, Michael O’Neill, Kevin Dunn, Julie White, Bernie Mac, Charlie Adler, and W. Morgan Sheppard. Such is the nature of writing reviews that sometimes you…

Michael Bay

In Defense of Michael Bay Movies

Before heading to the theaters to see TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION, I wanted to watch the first three Michael Bay TRANSFORMERS movies to see if I still felt the way I did upon watching them the first time: I loved the first one, hated the second one, and thought the third was okay. I watched…

A Million Ways to Die in the West

A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST: People Die at the Fair

A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) – Directed by Seth MacFarlane – Starring Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Neil Patrick Harris, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman, Wes Studi, Alex Borstein, Evan Jones, Gilbert Gottfried, Dennis Haskins, Christopher Lloyd, Bill Maher, Ewan McGregor, Jamie Foxx, Ryan Reynolds, and Patrick Stewart. Whither,…