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Richard Petro

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November 24, 2019
specials

Simpsonspective: Mr Plow

     It's getting chilly out there again, so it's the perfect time to remind you to call Mr. Plow. That's his name. His name again is Mr. Plow.


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Richard Petro

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October 30, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Batman Returns

     The Bat. The Cat. The Penguin. The End.


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Richard Petro

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October 29, 2019
specials

30 for 30: My Neighbor Totoro

     How does one truly pick out of Miyazaki's ouvre? As it turns out, painstakingly and with lots and lots of doubt.


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Richard Petro

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October 27, 2019
specials

30 for 30: I, Madman

     Tis the season for some great Halloween fun, and here's one that is little seen but worth the comfy night in. Just be careful what books you read after.


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Richard Petro

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October 20, 2019
specials

30 for 30: The Princess Bride

     Is there anything that could be said about The Princeess Bride that hasn't already? Not really, no.


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Richard Petro

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October 11, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Braindead

     Before he was known worldwide for one of the greatest and most successful trilogies of all time, Peter Jackson was making films that were quite different, and his zombie gorefest is one for the ages.


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 8, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Night of the Hunter

     Charles Laughton's (sadly) only feature film still stands as a brilliant piece of work, and one of the best, and most haunting, of the 1950s.


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Richard Petro

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October 7, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Phantom of the Paradise

     Phantom of the Rock Opera! The Devil! Beef!


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Richard Petro

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October 6, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

     The crew of the phenomenal Batman: The Animated Series make what may be the best Batman film that still holds its spot and deserves to be seen.


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 5, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Inherent Vice

     Paul Thomas Anderson's Thomas Pynchon adaptation is one of his most underrated, but easily one that will continue, and deserve, to grow as time goes on.


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 4, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Suspiria

     One of the most beautiful horror films of all time continues to haunt, and rightfully so.


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Richard Petro

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October 3, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Once Upon A Time in the West

     Sergio Leone presents what may be his masterpiece in a west that is changing.


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Richard Petro

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October 2, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Police Story

     Jackie Chan is put in charge of guarding a mob head's secretary, which goes the way one would expect, filled to the brim with Jackie Chan's charm, brilliant set pieces, and incredible choreography.


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Richard Petro

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October 1, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Great Mouse Detective

     What better way to start off festive preceedings than a little childhood nostalgia in the form of Disney?


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Richard Petro

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October 1, 2019
specials

30 for 30: Introduction

     This October, we're doing something a little different than our usual horror movie/Simpsons Treehouse of Horror exploration. So come on in to find out what's going on this month!


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

August 25, 2019
games

Batman: Arkham Asylum Revisited

     It's been ten years since one of the best games of its generation surprised us by being one of the greatest adaptions of a comic book in a different medium after so waiting so long for a genuinely amazing game. Today we look at what made makes the game so great, and what makes it hold up and have a special place in our hearts a decade later.


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

August 12, 2019
books

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark: 20 Favourite Tales

     The adaptation of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is out now, and as someone who grew up first running into these books in grade school, what better way to celebrate than to look at some of our favourite stories from the trilogy of books from Alvin Shwartz and those great Stephen Gammell illustrations!


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Richard Petro

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July 30, 2019
trailers

The Lighthouse: Trailer Thoughts

     After its incredibly well received debut at Cannes, a trailer was finally released for one of our most anticipated films of 2019 in Robert Eggers' follow-up to 2015's The Witch.


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Richard Petro

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April 26, 2019
shows

Celebrating 20 Years of Home Movies

     Time flies quick, but lots can happen in life in a small amount of time. Today marks the 20th anniversary of Home Movies, one of our absolutely favourite shows around here, and we dive into what the series is and why it still stands as one of the best of its time.


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Richard Petro

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April 21, 2019
trailers

'Child's Play (2019)' Trailer Thoughts

     With some odd behind the scenes news between rights and properties, the trailer for the remake of Child's Play is here and looks to actually do some things that differentiate it from the original (and ongoing) series, but does it look like it will be worth any excitement?


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Richard Petro

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April 19, 2019
films

Roles We Love: Bob Hoskins in The Long Good Friday

     What better way to celebrate Good Friday than with Bob Hoskins' breakout performance in The Long Good Friday?


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Richard Petro

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April 03, 2019
trailers

'Joker' Trailer Thoughts

     After months of teasing, we finally get a trailer for the upcoming 'Joker' film. Does it still seem like doing a Joker origin style film is an odd choice, or does it look to have some potential?


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

February 28, 2019
games
lists

Anticipated Games of 2019

     There are an abundance of fantastic looking games coming out in 2019, so we took to the hard task of picking ten that we should talk about right here, as our most anticipated of the year!


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Richard Petro

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February 18, 2019
films
lists

Anticipated Films of 2019

     With another year gone, we have 12 months of new films to look forward to with excitement! Here are our most anticipated films of 2019!


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

January 22, 2019
films

Dragon Ball Super: Broly Review

     After a surprising reveal and some fantastic trailers, Dragon Ball Super: Broly has finally arrived. But does the film do justice in giving the Saiyan a good character and story, or should he have been left in the past?


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

December 24, 2018
specials

The Pink Panther in: Pink Christmas

     The Pink Panther has his first TV special in a very underrated holiday special that deserves to become a part of your regular Christmas viewing.


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

December 24, 2018
specials

Mickey's Christmas Carol

     Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this season was the first Mickey Mouse theatrical short in 30 years, and happened to be an adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story.


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

November 27, 2018
news

Neon Genesis Evangelion To Invade Netflix Spring 2019

     After a decade, the critically-acclaimed and loved series will be easily available to audiences again.


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Richard Petro

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November 14, 2018
trailers

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu Trailer Thoughts

     After 20-plus years, we are finally getting our first live-action Pokemon film footage with the trailer for the upcoming Detective Pikachu! Let's take a look at the trailer and discuss!


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 14, 2018
films

Snoopy, Come Home

     The follow-up to A Boy Named Charlie Brown sees our focus move to Snoopy, as he is suddenly summoned by a girl in a hospital who turns out to have been his original owner. Will he end up staying with her or will he return to good ol' Charlie Brown? And how does it hold up to the first film?


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 10, 2018
simpsonspective

Simpsonspective: Treehouse of Horror X

     Treehouse of Horror X continues to slide towards a more all-encompassing set of shorts, not entirely relegated to simply horror-based shorts. So how does the first double-digit instalment hold up after almost two decades?


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 9, 2018
simpsonspective

Simpsonspective: Treehouse of Horror IX

     The last Treehouse of Horror before hitting double digits is one with a few celebrity appearances, odd organ transplants, and reality show guest starrings. But how does Treehouse of Horror IX hold up after all these years?


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 8, 2018
simpsonspective

Simpsonspective: Treehouse of Horror VIII

     Why shouldn't you buy something way out of your league at a scientist's yard sale? Who may be one of the most unexpected witches in Springfield? And is dancing naked in a church really that exciting?


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 7, 2018
simpsonspective

Simpsonspective: Treehouse of Horror VII

     The seventh Treehouse of Horror instalment reveals that there may indeed be another Simpsons sibling, Lisa creates life and (alien) Presidents attack!


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 6, 2018
films

A Boy Named Charlie Brown

     Reaching dizzying heights of popularity, the first film based on Peanuts arrived in 1969 as A Boy Named Charlie Brown. It has a lot of classic elements that made that series lovable and relatable, but how does it come together as a whole?


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 6, 2018
simpsonspective

Simpsonspective: Treehouse of Horror VI

     Returning to where we left off last year, our first batch of Treehouse of Horror episodes involve a few film parodies, including one classic titan of 80s horror, and going where the show hasn't gone before!


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

October 5, 2018
films

Peanuts Films Intro

     With Halloween and our annual Holiday Festivities articles upon us, we will also be looking at something special seperately alongside it to celebrate Richard's birthday. Take a look at what we have planned for the coming weeks!


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Richard Petro

twitter @ThePetroProject

September 20, 2018
films

A Quick Look At: TMNT 1990

     There have been many iterations of the Ninja Turtles over time across all media, but is the original 1990 film still the best big screen adaptation? If so, why? We look at the silver screen debut of the Turtles!