Laura Kelly

Laura is an entertainment writer covering TV, film, and comics with a special emphasis on nostalgic media. The weirder the better. Laura lives in the Washington, DC Metro area with her ax named Delilah.

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20 years ago, Jackie Chan's worst sci-fi movie almost ruined his career

From here on out, at least in North America, it was all tedious flops.

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5 years ago, Nicolas Cage made his most disturbing movie ever

Cage gets top billing for this film, but this isn't really his story.

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10 years ago, Nicolas Cage made his laziest action thriller ever

You’re better off watching the 2009 movie that this one is clearly trying to imitate.

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25 years ago, the guys behind South Park made the cringiest sci-fi movie ever

Unlike South Park, this movie failed to make a lasting impression.

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10 years ago, one incredible zombie movie redefined an entire style of film

Advertised as a wacky adventure for children, this clever horror story features surprising emotional depth.

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25 years ago, Shaquille O'Neal made the worst superhero movie of all time

Athletes have always made bad movies, but this flop was practically set up to fail.

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35 years ago, DC’s worst movie ever almost destroyed its greatest superhero

Reviled as one of the worst movies ever made, it took almost two decades to undo the damage.

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30 years ago, the worst Marvel movie ever almost changed the course of superhero cinema

‘Captain America’ was one of the first (and worst) Marvel movies of the ’90s.

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20 years ago, Tom Cruise made the most incoherent sci-fi movie of the century

If you really think about it, this is all Christopher Nolan’s fault.

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15 years ago, Mel Gibson made an apocalyptic thriller with racist undertones

Given the director's questionable legacy, how does Apocalypto hold up?

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15 years ago, Darren Aronofsky pushed sci-fi cinema past its breaking point

The Fountain premiered 15 years ago today to mostly bad reviews. Were the critics right?

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10 years ago, Melancholia ruined the apocalypse for sci-fi fans everywhere

Revisiting Lars von Trier’s spectacularly tragic masterpiece.

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Cobra Kai Season 4 must learn 3 lessons from the worst Karate Kid movie

What can the Netflix show learn from the franchise's weakest chapter?

Cobra Kai Season 3 ruins Karate Kid II for the worst possible reason

Netflix promised the return of Karate Kid II characters, but was it really worth it?

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10 Things Future Wonder Woman Movies Can Learn From the '70s TV Series

The TV show is iconic. What can DC learn from the series for future Wonder Woman movies?

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Marvel's X-Men reboot needs to learn these 10 lessons from the Fox movies

Marvel Studios now owns the X-Men. Will they learn the lessons of the X-Men's previous films?

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Blade: Trinity is so bad it makes Spider-Man 3 look like Thor: Ragnarok

Even when the story was confusing, we could usually count on Blade for impressive action scenes.

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'The Batman vs. Dracula' review: The scariest Joker of all time?

You would think Batman fighting Dracula would be a more engaging story.