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Most Iconic Movie Masks

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Being a functioning member of society right now means that when you go to the grocery store or anywhere else that is open you wear a mask. Not a chin strap, not something… Continue reading

Retro Review: Manhunter

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In 1981, author Thomas Harris wrote the first of a series of novels centered around the brilliant and terrifying Dr. Hannibal Lecter. His book Red Dragon attracted the attention of Hollywood. Given that… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Natalie Wood

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One of the most tragic tales in Hollywood history was that of the short life of Natalie Wood. Her acting career began while she was a child and landed a high profile role… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Blood Harvest’

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It has been said many times that clowns are kind of the worst. For children they are terrifying and for adults they are annoying and off putting. There is something unnerving about their… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Hitchhiking

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Hitchhiking It Happened One Night (1934) Directed by Frank Capra The Scene: After walking down the road proves tiring, runaway heiress Ellie (Claudette Colbert) and smooth-talking reporter Peter (Clark Gable) decide to switch… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

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In a small Wisconsin town in the 1950’s a seemingly simple handyman named Ed Gein, was discovered to be a serial killer, grave robber, and cannibal earning him the infamous nickname, the Plainfield… Continue reading

Best Episode of the Office (US) Ever

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Those who frequent this site know I like to talk the Worst Episode Ever of a number of TV shows. But at the end of the day I am not a Negative Nancy… Continue reading

My Summer Reading of 2020

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As summer draws to a close I, being the nerd I am, chose to spend it with my nose in a book as per usual. Haunting my local libraries, comic shops, and independent… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Monster and the Girl’

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There have been many emotional and action-packed films of a wronged antihero seeking vengeance for an injustice they suffered. The 1941 crime/horror thriller the Monster and the Girl, takes this familiar plot into… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Crowd’

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By the time of the late 1920’s silent cinema had fully embraced a more fantastical style. Acclaimed director King Vidor wanted to buck this idea with his 1927 film, the Crowd. However, the… Continue reading