Movie Review: ‘Spiral: From the Book of Saw’

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Director: Darren Lynn Bousman Cast: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, Zoie Palmer, Genelle Williams, Dan Petronijevic Plot: Det. Zeke Banks is an abrasive and bad tempered cop ostracised from… Continue reading

Highlights of the TCM Film Festival 2021

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Every year Turner Classic Movies hosts one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world under the bright lights and glamour of Hollywood. But thanks to the Global Bastard for a second… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Fatale’

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Director: Deom Taylor Cast: Hillary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter, Geoffrey Owens, Damaris Lewis Plot: A wealthy self-made sports agent takes out his frustration with his rocky marriage by having an affair. When… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Rescuers Down Under’

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I’ve never put much thought into how much we’ve dedicated to this project…until I realised that this is 50th review in the series. That’s a lot of Disney. Since this is something of… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Peter Pan’

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The significance of this entry didn’t occur to me until about three days after I watched it. I’m an established adult and I’m watching through every Disney movie, and now there’s a movie… Continue reading

Movie and Drinks: The Thin Man

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The Movie-The Thin Man: This comedy/mystery is often credited as the final film of the Pre-Code Era. Nick and Nora Charles are a sharp-witted, binge-drinking, socialite couple who travel to New York for… Continue reading

Best Horror Movies of the 1930s

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With an informative piece of dialogue about the Carpathian Mountains spoken by Carla Laemmle, niece of Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle, the horror genre entered the era of sound. With this change came… Continue reading

The Saturation of ‘The Shining’

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Trying to find the logic behind the valuation of art is a fruitless endeavour. There’s never been a clear cut answer or guide. For some, there’s a historical or cultural values, for others… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Promising Young Woman’

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Plot: Med school dropout Cassie Thomas (Carey Mulligan) spends her days wiling away at a dead-end job as a barista. But it is during the nights where Cassie truly comes alive. Driven by… Continue reading

Forbidden Haunted Hotel Rooms

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We are familiar with a good number of historic haunted hotels. Places like the Stanley Hotel to the Omni Parker House are world renowned for their supernatural activities. But in some hotels there… Continue reading