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Genre Movies Turning 30 This Year

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The new year has come and we are living in the year of 2019 AD with a hopefully bright outlook for the coming days. But that is all for another day, today I… Continue reading

Retro Review: Sometimes Aunt Martha Does Dreadful Things

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If you and your friend were wanted fugitives hiding from the law how would you hide out? Obviously the answer would be that one of you cross-dresses and takes on the identity of… Continue reading

Movie Classics Turning 80 This Years

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If you ask film historians and critics for the best year in movie history, a large majority of them would probably tell you 1939. So many films which rank among the greatest ever… Continue reading

Best Supervillain Groups

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Comics are filled with teams of heroes who realized that sometimes they are stronger together in the face of great adversity. Groups like; the Justice League, Teen Titans, Fantastic, Four, and the Avengers… Continue reading

True Conspiracy Theories

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Ever since the Watergate scandal the American people have had a massive distrust for the government. This distrust has been a solid base for conspiracy theories to spring out of, as people accuse… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

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An individual may go through their entire life thinking themselves ordinary, when unbeknownst to them, they have had a tremendous impact on those around them. That is the driving lesson in one of… Continue reading

Classic Scene: ‘Shower Scene’

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Shower Scene Psycho (1960) Dir. Alfred Hitchcock The Scene: After stealing $40,000 from her employer, Marion Crane has taken a break at the out of the way Bates Motel. She has been wrestling… Continue reading

Retro Review ‘Satanic Rites of Dracula’

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In a previous Retro Review I covered the Hammer flick Dracula AD 1972, so I feel it is appropriate to now look at its follow up. In 1973, Peter Cushing reunited with Sir… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘The Thin Man’

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Like Die Hard the fact that 1934’s comedy/mystery The Thin Man takes place at Christmas and contains many elements of the holiday, gives the flick a strong argument for being a “Christmas Movie”.… Continue reading

Classic Scene: “Who’s on First?”

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“Who’s on first?” The Naughty Nineties (1945) Directed by Jean Yarbrough The Scene: Dexter and Sebastian, played by the incomparable comedy duo Abbott and Costello, both work on a showboat in the 1890’s… Continue reading