Bradley Parker
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'Chernobyl Diaries' Is Like the Real Chernobyl, in That There's Nothing There
16 Oct 2012 // 6:15 PM

Paranormal Activity took the most generic location possible, a suburban house, and wrung it for the maximum amount of tension it could create. Chernobyl Diaries took a setting full of inherent creepiness and made the event so predictable that it lost its power to frighten.

'Chernobyl Diaries': What if Something's There?
24 May 2012 // 11:44 PM

As you wait for each episode to lead where it must -- more victims dragged away screaming, more survivors wailing over particular losses, more exhortations to "Get out of here!" -- you might take a minute to reflect on what you actually see, which is not much.

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Paranormal (Radio)Activity: 'Chernobyl Diaries'
25 May 2012 // 3:00 AM

Yes, this is another movie where suspense is shuttled aside for actors yelling at the top of their lungs and many meaningless things going much more than 'bump' in the Ukrainian night.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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