JP Spence
JP Spence

JP Spence is a writer, screenwriter, and improviser living in Los Angeles. He previously served as the media critic for the Topanga Messenger and as Editor-In-Chief for the LA Valley Star. You can find Josh @JP_Spence on twitter or at any press screening.

Gigaton Is A Blast

New album is a nod to the past while weighs in to new territories. Reviewing bands you are particularly fond of is always interesting. Intrinsically you’re biased to a sound that connected…

WWE Needs a Fade to Black

Strange times call for a better change in show format. Make no mistake, professional wrestling is not sports entertainment. It’s performance art. Wrestling is fake. Fiercely and proudly. Everyone keeps kayfabe (pretending…

92nd Academy Awards

Bringing you the best talking points and predictions from our resident critic with an attitude. This is the best time of year. Normally, I would go on about the importance of cinema…

Strange Things…More Like “Sampled Things”

The ignorance of youth has never been more glaring. To be clear and to make it official, Michael Bay is officially off the hook. Any and all shorthand for lazy directing or…

Dark Phoenix: Not With a Bang, But With a Whimper

All the things left undone in the final X-Men movie would’ve made for a better ending. Twelve films in and, yes, the tagline is true: The X-Men’s greatest enemy is itself. If…

Endgame Rewrites Its Own History

After the sour note of “Infinity War,” the Russo Brothers end this chapter on a high note. Eleven years and 21 films for one moment. For the actors in the Marvel Cinematic…

The Battle for Winterfell Victorious

An all-time episode clears the path for Game of Throne’s final episodes. To get a truly visceral reaction to Episode 3 of Game of Thrones, The Battle of Winterfell, my show notes…

Us and Them

A truly intriguing film that has a lot to live up to. Living up to its name, so much of Us hinges on duality. There are too many Easter eggs hidden and…