Weekly Recap: Mortal Kombat, Oscar Predictions, In The Earth & More!

Is it fitting or hilarious that this week we have a new Mortal Kombat and the Academy Awards? Regardless, this week does bring back the fighting video game series to the world of cinema and it's pretty decent. Also out, a trippy horror film, In The Earth, which is worth a look too. And yes, in regards to the Oscars, I do have my list of picks with plenty of thoughts on all of them. 

There's plenty more to check out too. Don't miss the podcasts from recent weeks, including our takes on a couple of Oscar nominees (Another Round and Promising Young Woman), and keep an eye out on the podcast feed to find more Oscar talk to come. I'm also still covering Invincible, and have reviews for every episode so far. Finally, check out my various essays, lists, and new trailers to dig into as well. Enjoy, stay safe out there, and thanks for reading!

New Movie Reviews:

(All Reviews Are Linked)

  • Mortal KombatIt's based on a game where people punch each other to the death - it does the job. - In Theaters/HBO Max
  • In The EarthA trippy, pandemic-conceived horror film. - In Theaters
  • Oscar PredictionsI put together all of my thoughts on who will be winning awards on Hollywood's Biggest Night.

Recent Reviews:

My Top Ten Films of 2020 (All Streaming):

  1. Small Axe - Prime
  2. Da 5 Bloods - Netflix
  3. Mank - Netflix
  4. David Byrne's American Utopia - HBO Max
  5. The Personal History of David Copperfield - On VOD
  6. First Cow - On VOD, Showtime
  7. The Vast of Night - Prime
  8. Soul - Disney+
  9. JallikattuPrime
  10. Bacurau - Criterion Channel, Kanopy


  • Another Round & Promising Young Woman - Aaron and Abe are joined by Le Noir Auteur’s Terence Johnson to discuss Another Round and Promising Young Woman
  • Red Dragon Commentary - Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters, Peter Paras, and Scott Mendelson to discuss Brett Ratner’s attempt to round out an Anthony Hopkins trilogy with Red Dragon.
  • VoyagersAaron and Abe are joined by Jordan Grout to discuss the sci-fi film Voyagers.
  • 10 Years And Still Going...Back in March 2011, Aaron and Abe decided to start recording a weekly podcast. It’s now 10 years later, and they’re still at it. 
  • All Episodes

Trailers & Other Articles Of Note:

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