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The Scream Trilogy

detail of Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" With rough, impressionistic brush strokes, a figure stands on a bridge, hands on his face, screaming. The sunset behind the figure is livid red and orange.

Two Nerds decided to do a deep dive into the Scream movies, as the fifth installment was just released, 25 years after the first. The first three Scream movies, all directed by Wes Craven, constitute a trilogy, while the fourth…

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The Matrix Resurrections

two hands held out in a black background, one holds a red pill and the other a blue pill

As Gen Xers, Two Nerds have some pretty Strong Feelings about the Matrix movies, so it was with some trepidation we watched The Matrix Resurrections. A late-period fourth movie appended to a long-completed trilogy almost never goes well (e.g. Indiana…

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We went into the movie Bliss pretty cold. The really quite terrible blurb said something about how maybe reality is a computer simulation, and that sounded close enough to our theme of alternate realities that we gave it a go….

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