Andrew Handley

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Appalachian State University
Movies, TV
  • Andrew is a senior script editor at Alb Media.
  • Twelve years of professional writing experience have seen Andrew on assignment around the world. He's previously written hundreds of pop culture and movie pieces for MoviePilot, Listverse, Distractify, and others, as well as breaking news for outlets like Consumer Press.
  • Andrew is a published fiction author, with nonfiction expertise extending from film and television to cuisine, zymurgy, horticulture, and health sciences.


Andrew has been a full-time writer for over a decade, with a career that transitioned from marketing copy and website management to feature-based writing on diverse subjects such as pop culture, science/tech, travel, and history. Based in the U.S., he's also covered assignments internationally in Belgium and Costa Rica. In 2013, he brought his talents to the senior editing staff at, later moving up to lead manager of the brand's social media presence. He joined the family at Alb Media as a freelance feature writer for Xoop in 2016 before transitioning to feature editor, video quality review, and finally the YouTube script team, crafting video scripts for all the Alb Media brands. Andrew became a full-time senior scripter at Static in 2019. He works daily with a team creating original, top-quality videos about hot topics and the latest film releases, along with curated scripts for brand partnerships with Netflix and Sony. Andrew is also a novelist. His published work includes two sci-fi adventure novels, "Son of Tesla" and "Mind of Tesla," and a sci-fi horror serial, "Heartland Junk," under the pseudonym Eli Nixon. In nonfiction, his aquaponic gardening guide became a #1 Amazon Bestseller in its category when it was released.


Andrew studied journalism and fine art at Appalachian State University.
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Stories By Andrew Handley
  • Read This Before You See Sergio

    Drama, political intrigue, romance...let's face it, Netflix's film Sergio may be a self-contained spectacle all on its own. But there's still a ton of info about this story you may not know. Before you queue up this Netflix original, here's a breakdown of everything you should know about Sergio.
  • Why Ruth From Ozark Looks Familiar

    Whether she's knocking down sleazy old wheelchair-bound men or hatching schemes as Marty's reluctant partner in crime, Ruth has the rare ability to drive a scene -- and she can swear up a storm doing it. That's all thanks, of course, to the dedication and talent of actor Julia Garner.
  • The Ending Of El Camino Explained

    If you haven't had a chance to watch El Camino on Netflix yet, make a U-turn and queue it up. If you have seen it, carry on as we dissect the ending and figure out what it all meant. Major spoilers ahead!
  • All The Best Stuff Coming To Netflix In October 2019

    Put down your pumpkin spice latte and pick up that remote, because there's a whole new bag of exciting new originals on their way to Netflix in October. Among other gems, we'll get Stephen King, Eddie Murphy, two Paul Rudds, and the return of Jesse Pinkman. We've got all the details.
  • Easter Eggs You Missed In It: Chapter Two

    Float on down. We're going deep into the sewers to dig up all the Easter eggs and references you might've missed in It: Chapter Two. Now is your last chance to turn back, because there are plenty of spoilers and scares ahead.
  • The Best Netflix Arrivals Of June 2019

    Netflix is heating up this June with a fantastic slate of new releases that are bound to get anyone excited. There are more than 50 new and returning properties heading our way in June, so we've chopped out the chaff to bring you the best new Netflix additions to add to your queue in June 2019.
  • Avengers: Endgame's Biggest Unanswered Questions

    Some of these questions go back multiple films in the franchise, while others were introduced in Endgame and then seemingly abandoned. What are we talking about? Snap on your spoiler gloves, because we're digging deep to find all the unanswered questions from Avengers: Endgame.
  • The Best Netflix Arrivals Of May 2019

    There's always something coming and going on Netflix every month, but May 2019 just might be one of the best months yet. The streaming giant is focusing the month on original films and series rather than licensed content, premiering a heaping handful of brand new titles and returning series alike.
  • Small Details You Missed In Us

    Us has multiple levels — from sociopolitical commentary down to the dynamic of basic family life — that turn it into something worth watching again and again. Add Jordan Peele's love of pop culture references, and you get a whole film's worth of small details that might get lost in a casual viewing.
  • The Best New Netflix Arrivals Of April 2019

    After a strong March that saw a truckload of crazy new programming, Netflix is apparently easing off the throttle for April, with just a handful of standout shows and films slated for the month. But don't let that get you down — we're definitely looking at quality over quantity in the days ahead.
  • The Best New Netflix Arrivals Of March 2019

    No matter how you break it down, there's going to be a ton of streaming options trickling onto Netflix over the next 31 days. So we picked through the mass of new releases to come up with the best, most exciting, and most original Netflix releases for March 2019.
  • The Ending Of The Prodigy Explained

    The moral of The Prodigy is simple: creepy kids are creepy. But lurking under the surface of this tale of alarming offspring is a deeper story of a mother's love, a child's place in the world, and even a little Buddhism for good measure.
  • December 2018 Trailers That'll Get You Excited

    We've been given so much to expect in 2019. What are we talking about here? We're talking about superheroes, magnificent monsters, and nuanced social commentaries masquerading as terrifying horror movies. Based on December's trailers alone, 2019 is already shaping up to be a great year to be alive.
  • November 2018 Trailers That'll Get You Excited

    From undersea battles to crime-solving Pokemon, November was filled with exciting glimpses of upcoming movies. Whether they're the last trailers for 2018's final box office contenders or sneak peeks at the best of what 2019 has in store for theaters, you won't want to miss these clips.
  • The Best New Netflix Arrivals Of December 2018

    As usual, the Netflix lineup in December will feature a huge variety of programming, with everything from cooking shows to raunchy comedies to — yup — plenty of Christmas movies. Here's a quick look at the best of the new arrivals coming to Netflix in December 2018.
  • October 2018 Trailers That'll Get You Excited

    For all the new films that hit theaters this month, October also brought about a ton of new trailers for everything from superhero epics to gritty dramas, and all genres in between. So buckle up — here are all the best October trailers for upcoming movies that will blow you away.
  • The Best New Netflix Arrivals Of November 2018

    It's that bittersweet time of year again, the late October changeup when all the Halloween goodies are leaving shelves and being replaced by plastic Christmas kid crack. Similarly, Netflix is offering us a month of programming that runs the gamut.
  • Characters In Venom With More Meaning Than You Realized

    Venom first sank his teeth into fans' brains decades ago in the pages of Spider-Man comics, which means the sometimes-villain has had a long time to build up a menagerie of kooky characters — and a handful of those familiar names hitched a ride into the symbiote's first solo big-screen outing.
  • September 2018 Trailers That'll Get You Excited

    September turned out to be a huge month for new movie trailers. We've got an entire holiday season to look forward to, which means plenty of comedies and family fantasies. After that, 2019 is a new year, and it's promising a blockbuster lineup the likes of which we haven't seen since, well, 2018.
  • The Scariest New Netflix Arrivals Of October 2018

    From The Conjuring to The Babadook to the first seven seasons of American Horror Story, there's no shortage of classic chillers to welcome in the monsters this October. The better news: there's also a whole new round of upcoming Netflix originals to keep you scared in the coming month.
  • Small Details You Missed In The Predator

    The Predator had a wealth of material to draw from in its continuing story of mankind's battle against big scary space hunters. Not surprisingly, some of that inspiration hit the big screen in the form of Easter eggs, and they point to some pretty crazy shared connections.