We unfortunately lost one of the true Masters of Horror at the tail-end of August. Wes Craven was responsible for some of the great horror movies in the lexicon of any tried and true horror fan. Among Craven’s body of work were two iconic franchises of the slasher sub-genre: SCREAM and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM […]
On the lonely highways in West Texas, a young man faces down a lone hitch hiker who is on a screaming ride to Hell. Such is the case for The Hitcher in 1986, starring C. Thomas Howell (Far Out Man, Soul Man) and the late Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner, Escape From Sobibor, Blind Fury). A […]
Some call it a film festival, some call it a life-changing pilgrimage. Over the course of the Nighthawks Podcast, Matt and Trevor were blessed to be able attend and cover Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. Trevor had been attending the festival for several years, Matt had never been. Over the course of several months, Trevor […]
Once again the curse of coincidental timing has made our planned nostalgic look at a childhood favorite, oddly timely. As was announced on August 17, 2019; Richard Williams, animator, auteur, creator, and artist died at age 86. Among Williams’ credits is the film that we talk about in this episode. Part tent-pole special effects film, […]
Content Warning: Diggstown contains overt themes of racism, brutal violence against of people of color, and is headlined by James Woods. Woods has been accused in relation to the #MeToo movement. The year is 1992 and the sport of boxing is enjoying a heyday in the United States. Director Michael Ritchie would take a stab […]
1982 was the time of Doom, revenge, and high adventure; when relative newcomer Arnold Schwarzenegger teamed with John Milius and brought the legendary pulp hero Conan of Cimmeria to the silver screen.
Way back when, most of us watched a movie that scared us – but maybe at the wrong times, and about the wrong things. Then we read a story that scared us – or maybe it just filled us with premature angst? Then, someone buried that movie where the earth was sour, and now, we […]
In 2014 a woman facing insurmountable odds in the American legal system, published a telling memoir about the most elite poker game to hit either the East or West coasts.
That being said, the Nighthawks take the opportunity to discuss their reactions to the film without any spoilers, the state of the Marvel franchise, and a hot take about the dateability of Seth Rogen.
It’s a Marvel prequel. Although the boys call it the first, it’s not. Where Captain America: The First Avenger took us back to World War II, Captain Marvel: The First Female Lead Marvel Hero Movie takes us back to Operation Desert Storm. Not that the Middle Eastern conflict plays heavily into the story of Carol […]