Chris Coffel

My name is Chris Coffel and I usually write about Nicolas Cage. When I'm not writing about Nicolas Cage I'm usually thinking about writing about Nicolas Cage.
William Castle Movies

10 Best William Castle Movies, and That’s No Gimmick

By Chris Coffel 

William Castle was one of Hollywood’s greatest showmen and most influential filmmakers.

Horror Remakes

10 Best Horror Movie Remakes (and We Do Mean Remakes)

By Chris Coffel 

Remakes frequently upset people, but that’s silly because remakes can be great.

Prince Of Darkness

What Critics Said About John Carpenter’s ‘Prince of Darkness’ in 1987

By Chris Coffel 

At the time of its release, this John Carpenter film received middling reviews. These days it’s considered an underrated gem.

Apocalypse Horror Movies

10 Best Slices of Apocalyptic Horror (That Don’t Involve Zombies)

By Chris Coffel 

With the apocalypse right around the corner, these ten movies will both entertain and educate you.

Batman Forever

What Critics Said About ‘Batman Forever’

By Chris Coffel 

‘Batman Forever’ was written off by many as too campy at the time of its release, but is it actually the perfect Hollywood blockbuster?

War Of The Worlds Tom Cruise

What Critics Said About Steven Spielberg’s ‘War of the Worlds’

By Chris Coffel 

In 2005, Tom Cruise faced off against aliens in a film ripe with 9/11 imagery. We explore how its critical reception may have changed over the years.

The 40 Year Old Virgin

What Critics Said About ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin’

By Chris Coffel 

Judd Apatow made his directorial debut 15 years ago with ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin.’ We take a look back at what the critics had to say.

Carell The Office

What Critics Said About ‘The Office’

By Chris Coffel 

The American take on ‘The Office’ is one of the most beloved television shows of all time. But did it start out that way?

Scooby Doo

What Critics Said About ‘Scooby-Doo’

By Chris Coffel 

With the mystery solving Great Dane returning to the “big screen,” we take a look back at what critics had to say the first time he made the theatrical leap.