That Time I Wrote ‘The Versace Murder’ Movie Nobody Saw

I banged the draft out in six days which thrilled Sam who was convinced he was in a race with bigger outfits.  I hadn’t written an awful screenplay, but it wasn’t very good, and I figured that combined with what Sam would probably do with/to it, The Versace Murder had all the makings of a stinker.
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Paul Thomas Anderson Channels Hitchcock in the Exquisite ‘Phantom Thread’

It’s hard not to be mesmerized by Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Phantom Thread.'
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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Enters Uncharted Territory With “Despite Yourself”

What is both surprising and unsurprising at the same time is how predictable the direction of Star Trek: Discovery has been.

For The X-Files, “Home” Is Where the Horror Is

"Home" lives on in the annals of The X-Files storied history as an hour of chilling depravity and unceasing terror.

‘The X-Files: Fight The Future’ and the Bigness of Cinema

Fight the Future is almost structured as kind of a template for what a modern movie should look and move like. Whenever the mystery gets a little too thick, some action cuts the tension.

Some Additional Movie “Bests” of 2017

Film Editor Patrick Murphy singles out some of his favorite (and least favorite) films and moments from 2017's movies.

The Trouble with Recreating The Myth and Magic of ‘Star Wars’

Star Wars is a passion project that became a franchise. Its scope has increased in the forty years since the first movie's release; shifting and changing to fit different times and audiences. Whatever has been arguably lost or gained, there is no denying that audiences everywhere have continued to be captivated by a galaxy far, far away.
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2017: Looking Back at Some of Goomba Stomp’s Best TV/Film Articles

2017 brought many changes to Goomba Stomp, but perhaps the biggest was the addition of Sordid Cinema, our film and TV section. Many of...
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The Best Movies of 2017

The Goomba Stomp/Sordid Cinema crew puts together their list of the best movies of 2017.
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The 35 Best TV Shows of 2017 (Part 2)

With nearly 500 scripted series available to watch in 2017, television officially exited the Peak TV era, nestling firmly into its new identity, which we semi-affectionately refer to as the Most TV generation of television.