Disney’s Masterclass in Animated Terror

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One of the best parts of Disney+ is that we get access to all manner of little known animated classics that aren’t part of the Princess Collection, or lost to changing styles and… Continue reading

Movie Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7

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Plot: Following the riots in Chicago during the 1968 Democratic National Convention, several key anti-Vietnam War leaders including Tom Hayden (Eddie Redmayne), Abbie Hoffman (Sacha Baron Cohen), Bobby Seale (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Ninja III: The Domination’

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For this Retro Review I am turning once again to the legendary house of fun cheesy 80’s cinema, the Cannon Group. One of the things this production company was known for was creating… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Terry Goodkind (1948-2020)

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Since the age of the Internet began, the revelation of celebrity deaths became almost instantaneous. Imagine my surprise and sadness when just yesterday I discovered one of the most influential fantasy writers of… Continue reading

My Halloween Viewing Highlights 2020

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As we all know the Halloween season is fully upon us and that means horror films should constantly be onscreen. However, this genre has been around literally since the dawn of cinema so… Continue reading

10 Witchcraft Horror Films To Watch

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It’s spooky season and what’s spookier than an old hag with the power to turn you into a toad? Whatever the witch of your choice may be able to do, she should certainly… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’

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Director: Jason Woliner Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Maria Bakalova, Dani Popescu Plot: After spending years in a gulag for making Kazakhstan look bad on the global stage, Borat returns to the USA a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Murders in Rue Morgue’

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One of the great “what if’s” in horror movie history was the original plans for the 1931 masterpiece Frankenstein. During pre-production Bela Lugosi, fresh from his success in Dracula, was cast as the… Continue reading

Disturbingly Realistic Horror Movie Killers

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Maybe this Halloween you’ll watch Freddy or Jason or Samara or Pennywise stalking and murdering their victims, and then you turn off the movie safe in the knowledge that such a monster cannot… Continue reading

Airplane! 40th Anniversary Retrospective

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A staple of 1970’s cinema was the star-filled disaster films. Films like: the Swarm, Towering Inferno, Earthquake, and relevant to this retrospective, the Airport franchise, were major hits for Hollywood. Throwing an all-star… Continue reading