Brad Slager
Brad Slager

Years of writing for various outlets has taught Brad Slager an important lesson: Specializing in unique subjects can be a point of pride, until an editor lets it be known no one else was willing to cover said subjects. Being the case he still has found willing outlets for his work, such as Movieline (covering the film industry and the Bad Movies We Love column) as well as Breitbart’s Big Hollywood, Pocket Full of Liberty, and even For leisure he enjoys well crafted beer and poorly crafted films (intentionally) and bad hockey teams (unintentionally). For more social commentary, and the occasional buzz-tweeting of bad DVDs, you can follow him on Twitter @martinishark.

This Early Slasher Flick Paved The Way For ‘Halloween’ And Is Creepy As Heck

An earlier entry in the slasher realm is actually a touchstone in the genre: ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown.’ It’s the last time I felt a visceral combination of fright and thrill from a film.

Where To Rank ‘Venom’ Among The 25 Worst Comic-Book Films Of All Time

Critics pegged ‘Venom’ as not just a lower-rung Marvel film, but as one of the worst comic book films ever. Is it really that bad? Yes.

15 Worst Bombs Among Summer 2018 Movies

For this cinema cynic, who glories in the misfires and crater-producing duds, there is not as much wreckage to pick through this year, but there are still ample failures to be found.

20 Films That Flopped, Flamed Out, Or Were Generally A Disaster In 2017

Forget the greats, let’s take a look in the dumpster behind the 2017 theater for the failures and rejects.

Hollywood Can Hardly Compete With Wendy Davis’s Fabrications In Lionizing Her Nonexistent Legacy

It may be fitting Hollywood wants to immortalize Wendy Davis, since so much of her story is essentially a manufactured fairy tale.

Who Else Helped Hide Harvey Weinstein? Entertainment Journalists

If it was so well known, why did no one stop him? Complicity with Harvey Weinstein’s attacks is built into the entertainment industry.

Hollywood Elitists Furious That Netflix Plays By Their Rules To Win Film Awards

The scope and the power that digital content providers wield in the culture is growing, while many old-guard institutions are getting bent out of shape at the encroachment.

Emmy Awards Again Ignore Audience Flight To Focus Not On TV But Politics

That the Right would be targeted at an awards show is not at all surprising. It is rather amazing, though, there could be no material found to skewer Democrats.

The 15 Biggest Movie Bombs Of Summer 2017

Summer 2017 overall was a dismal session for Hollywood, with the total box office nearly 16 percent lower than the previous year.

Why Is Disney Fighting To Stop Parents From Filtering Kids’ Media Intake?

Under the guise of high-minded principles, supposedly family-friendly studios keep fighting the technologies that give parents control over what their children consume.

Feminists Can’t Figure Out If They’re Supposed To Like ‘Wonder Woman’

In recent years, Hollywood has often grappled with movies that should appeal to the activist female demographic but can deliver unpredictable results. Like ‘Wonder Woman.’

Yes, Marvel Comics, Going Full Identity Politics Is Hurting Your Sales

After years of headlines and Internet hype selling ‘diversity’ in characters and social-justice plotlines, Marvel is paying the price.

Environmentalist Protest Destroys The Environment At Standing Rock

Garbage, building materials, and months of untreated human waste from thousands of Standing Rock squatters now threatens the very water they claimed to be protecting.

Paramount Knew Four Months Ago That ‘Monster Trucks’ Will Bomb

To behold a Hollywood major conceding defeat in this manner is indeed a rarity. But ‘Monster Trucks’ opens this weekend, and Paramount is already expecting to lose $115 million.

When Social Justice Warriors Get Through With Halloween, It Won’t Exist

PC judgments against ‘insensitive’ costumes aren’t enough (nothing ever is). The perpetual squawking squads now place cartoonish Houses of Horror in their crosshairs.

How Journalists Purge Peers Who Don’t Lick Hillary Clinton’s Boots

Media members use group-shaming tactics to either cow ideological defectors into submission, or expel them from their ranks.

I Was A Huge NFL Fan, But Now That It Politicizes Everything I Quit

Seeing an NFL team I have backed acting with orchestrated contempt for national solemnity means they no longer represent something I want to support.

Top 10 Biggest Blockbuster Movie Bombs Of 2016

As Hollywood congratulates itself for the money-making frame that just ended, allow me to point out the attempts that will not lead to bonus payouts in the executive offices.

The ‘Ghostbusters’ Post-Mortem

After almost a month we can eulogize the most contested film release of the year.

The Making Of ‘Sharknado 4’ May Be As Insane As Watching It

An interview with the screenwriter and producer behind television’s inexplicable summer movie franchise.