Author: Derrick Murray

Derrick Murray is a Los Angeles based stand up comedian, writer, and co-host for The Jack of All Nerds Show.

I remember distinctly going through the long list of screenings at SXSW back in March and seeing “Bitch Ass” as a title among the many midnighter options. Obviously intrigued by such a bold title, curiosity got the best of me and I fired it up. I am so glad I did, because the film transported me to a different time in horror, packed with familiar themes that resonate throughout black horror films as well as a number of 90s nostalgia. I was lucky enough to be able to sit down with the mind behind the film, as well as two…

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You just can’t escape those damn, dirty apes! After the massive success of 20 Century Studios’ saga that began with the reboot “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” in 2011, a new chapter looks to be in the works! All three entries over the last decade, “Rise,” “Dawn,” and “War” were massive successes, both critically and at the box office, amassing a whopping $1.7 billion worldwide. So it shouldn’t be all that surprising that the studio is moving forward with another entry into the franchise. The new entry “Kingdom” begins production next month, and will be directed by Wes…

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