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Bill Dubiel-Contributing Writer

Bill Dubiel

Contributing Writer

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Author Details

Bill Dubiel is a veteran freelance writer and college professor based in Buffalo, NY. When not writing for Screen Rant, he works as a content marketer and editor, and his work can be found on CBS, Metro US, and among others.

Industry Focus

Bill specializes in feature movies and television. A long-time horror movie buff, much of Bill's work focuses on the genre and its many off-shoots, although he also covers general movie news, box office trends and key streaming release dates.

Favorite Media

While his first love and focus is horror movies, Bill has extensive knowledge about the MCU, the Lord of the Rings universe, Sons of Anarchy, Breaking Bad, anything from James Gunn, cinematic westerns and anything related to Godzilla--past, present and future.

Latest Articles

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All 4 Colors Of Godzilla's Atomic Breath, Power Levels & Origins Explained

Godzilla's atomic breath is his signature ability, but it has changed in appearance and strength throughout his extensive on-screen history.

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Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire Avoiding 1 Character’s Return Is A Great Sign For The Franchise

One of the franchise's most infamous characters will not return for Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, which is a good sign for the franchise's future.

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Stranger Things (2016)
Sorry, But Eddie's Return For Stranger Things Season 5 Would Be A Major Mistake

Rumors of a Stranger Things season 5 mystery character have led to wild speculation, but it would be a mistake for that character to be Eddie Munson.

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Why The Morphling Saved Peeta In Catching Fire

A look into the Morphling's mindset offers an explanation for why she would give her life to save Peeta's in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

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Clay Was Wrong About The White Lion Ship In Leave The World Behind: Its Warning Was Much Deeper

The ominous grounding of the White Lion in Leave the World Behind was dismissed as being related to oil and resources, but its true meaning is deeper.

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What's With The Creepy Deer In Leave The World Behind?

One of the most unsettling elements of Netflix's Leave The World Behind was the bizarre behavior of the deer around the Scotts' property.

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Yellowstone (2018)
Netflix's Yellowstone Wannabe Couldn't Come At A Better Time

Netflix's new Western drama Ransom Canyon is seemingly trying to capitalize on the success of Yellowstone, and the timing could not be more perfect.

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Does Godzilla x Kong Borrow An Idea From A 28-Year-Old Movie?

The function of Kong's gauntlet in Godzilla x Kong isn't clear yet, and it's possible that the gauntlet idea was borrowed from a 28-year-old movie.

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Planet Of The Apes 4 Exploring Caesar's Legacy Means 1 Character Must Return

While Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes picks up many years after Caesar's death, one character from the past needs to return to explore his legacy.

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Mufasa Releasing 30 Years After The Lion King Is The Ultimate Evidence Of Where Disney Has Gone Wrong

Mufasa: The Lion King could certainly still be a box office hit, but it's the perfect example of where Disney has gone wrong over the last few years.

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Why Godzilla’s Atomic Power Is Pink In The New Empire

The new Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire trailer revealed that Godzilla will be trading his traditional blue glow for a vibrant pink.

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Godzilla's New Movie Solves 1 Huge Franchise Problem The Monsterverse Couldn't

Toho's latest Godzilla movie is an astounding achievement in storytelling, and it solved one problem that the Monsterverse still hasn't addressed.

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Is Godzilla Minus One The Best Godzilla Movie? 10 Biggest Takeaways From Reviews

Godzilla Minus One has garnered rave reviews from critics and fans, and its reviews provide insight into the reasons why it's been so well-received.

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Blumhouse's New Horror Movie Looks Eerily Similar To A 28-Year-Old Episode From A Kids' TV Show

The newest horror movie from Blumhouse and producer James Wan bears quite a few resemblances to a decades-old episode from a beloved kids' show.

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Godzilla Minus One Ending Explained

Godzilla Minus One featured a few twists that require explaining, along with where all of the characters wound up at the end of the action.

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Elf Secretly Replaced Will Ferrell With A Legendary Actor For 1 Disgusting 12-Second Buddy Scene

One of the most noteworthy comedic scenes in the holiday classic Elf actually saw Will Ferrell swapped out for a legend of American movies and TV.

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Yellowstone (2018)
The 1 Thing About Yellowstone That No Spinoff Has Yet Matched (But They Really Need To)

The Yellowstone universe has produced multiple high-quality spinoffs, but none of them have matched up to the original series in one important way.

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2 Movies In 2024 Can Rectify This Year's Terrible Box Office Curse

After a year of disappointing releases, two high-profile vampire movies are set to return the horror subgenre to glory in 2024.

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Creed 4 Shouldn't Kill Rocky Off - Sylvester Stallone Already Got A Perfect Ending

Rocky survived the Creed trilogy, and given how perfect Sylvester Stallone's send-off was, his death doesn't need to be addressed in Creed 4.

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Now This Explains Why The Dark Universe Failed So Badly

The Dark Universe was supposed to set up a franchise connecting the Universal Monsters, but it never got off the ground after a terrible start.

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