Faren’s Nerd Moment: 5 Fortunate Things About Netflix’s “A Series Of Unfortunate Events”

“That sad truth is that the truth is sad, and that what you want does not matter. A series of unfortunate events can happen to anyone, no matter what they want.” -Lemony Snicket (The Carnivorous Carnival) Dear reader, You have reached Faren’s Nerd Moment. I Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: 16 Things You Have To Watch To Get Pumped For Christmas

I kind of really hate Christmas. I know, I know. Why did Faren, oh hater of Christmas, create a Nerd Moment specifically listing off episodes of TV shows and movies that involve the very holiday she hates? While my Grinch-ness is quite deep from all Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: My Top 5 Favorite Books

As I have gotten older, I have been pretty horrible at reading new books. I still buy them. Oh buddy, you bet your Nimbus 3000, I do. They all sit on my bookcase unexplored. Abandoned even. After this crazy long stint of hardly reading anything Read More …

[Environmentally Friendly Review] Before the Flood

I started out writing a very professional review of National Geographic’s Before the Flood, but as I was writing I just grew more and more depressed. Even if climate change is the big hoax that the oil companies want us to believe it is, our Read More …

The OJ Staff’s Favorite Halloween Films

Here, at Omnibus Journal, we’ve enjoyed bringing you all a series of spooky Halloween posts, but we’ve got one last feature before making the transition into November! It’s been great being back to a semi-regular update schedule, and we hope to continue providing content for Read More …

Recommending Horror

I hate the holidays that are destroyed by the commercial industry, that suck the essence of what a holiday is supposed to be about. Halloween is somewhat immune to that, because of the creativity that goes into making people scared. People transform into whatever they Read More …

Five Movies Where You Need More Than a Compass to Survive a Night in the Woods

All the talk this Halloween is about the new Blair Witch movie, one of the numerous sequels to 1999’s The Blair Witch Project. But not me. The original faux-documentary never scared me—and I was at the impressionable age of eight when I saw it—so I’m Read More …

[Environmentally Friendly Review] Deepwater Horizon

It is officially labeled as the world’s largest accidental oil spill.  According to an On Scene Coordinator Report submitted to the National Response Team in September 2011, the blowout that occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on April 20, 2010 caused about 4.9 million barrels of Read More …

Ten Spooky Anime to Marathon this October

Who doesn’t like a scary movie? Well, quite a few people, actually. But if you’re like me, you really get a craving to watch the darker, eerier, horror movies and shows when October rolls around. There’s just something about the chill in the air and Read More …

[Early Access Review] Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle: A Cooperative Deck-Building Game

Players: 1 – 4 Ages: 11+ Type: Deck-Building   Quite a few weeks have gone by since Gen Con ended and I’m still feeling the post-Con blues. However, whilst at the Con, I stumbled across a pre-release frenzy and it was totally in my wheelhouse. The Read More …

Five Cliché Eco-Friendly Kids’ Movies You Still Love

With Finding Dory all the rage right now, I find myself nostalgic for some of the original clichéd environmentally friendly kids’ movies. Even though they each repeatedly bash the “respect mother earth” mantra into the squishy brains of children, there’s something unique and enjoyable in Read More …

[Environmentaly Friendly Recap] CBS’s Zoo S2E3: Collision Point

Spoiler Alert! Did I forget to mention in the last recap that the mutation has jumped to bugs? That must have been because I was so enthralled with the concept of the mutation affecting humans, not because I was completely traumatized by the scene where Read More …

[Environmentally Friendly Review] Finding Dory

After 13 years, the original fans of Finding Nemo (2003) finally get their long called-for sequel, and it does not disappoint! While I will admit that the jokes and some of the new characters seemed a bit more childish than those from Nemo, Dory’s search Read More …

[Environmentally Friendly Recap] CBS’s Zoo S2E1: The Day of the Beast and S2E2: Caraquet

SPOILER ALERT! I apparently missed the last episode of season one, but it made for a fantastic season two premiere! Since this recap is supposed to be about the actual season two premiere, I’ll just answer a few of the burning questions from my last Read More …

Five Animes so Bad You Just Can’t Stop Watching

I’ve always enjoyed the stories and art styles of anime, and thanks to many nerdy friends, I’ve seen some of the greatest shows in the genre. When I don’t have someone guiding my binge sessions, though, I tend to get sucked into less-than-awesome series. But Read More …

[CREW.0 PRESENTS] The Walking dead Season 1 Finale – I’ll miss you…

[CREW.0 PRESENTS] The Walking dead Season 1 Finale – I’ll miss you… I don’t know what else I was expecting… but I’m gonna go now… *cries uncontrollably off camera* And please don’t forget to like, comment, and subscribe!

[Review] Captain America: Civil War

Warning: If you loved The Incredibles (2004), you will not like this movie!   Now, that may be a bit of an exaggeration. The Incredibles is one of my favorite Pixar movies of all time, yet I still enjoyed the always brilliant chemistry of the Read More …

[Environmentally Friendly Reviews] The Jungle Book (2016)

Every Jungle Book movie has taken bits and pieces from Rudyard Kipling’s collection of stories, but none have ever told Mowgli’s exact tale. Filmmaker, Jon Favreau (Iron Man) may have come a bit closer with his 2016 remake, however, with his extreme usage of CGI, Read More …