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The Corporatization of Entertainment

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When it comes to entertainment we are living in an era when bout 90% of mainstream media is seemingly owned by like three companies. Whether it is: film, theme parks, comics, or TV… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Great Silence’

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When one usually things of westerns, even the spaghetti variety, they immediately think of bleak desert plains. But in 1968, Sergio Corbucci one of the finest filmmakers of the “Spaghetti Western” movement challenged… Continue reading

‘Daredevil Born Again’ Wishlist

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One of the biggest announcements from San Diego Comic Con this year was something fans have been clamoring for for years, the return of Daredevil to our TV screens. Since the original Netflix… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Warriors’

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In 1979, director Walter Hill and producer Lawrence Gordon took an obscure novel and crafted it into a cult classic unlike any other. With a low budget and short production time, they took… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Klaatu’s Message

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Klaatu’s message The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Directed by Robert Wise The Scene: The moment the entire film has been leading to has finally arrived. The alien visitor Klaatu’s (Michael Rennie)… Continue reading

‘Stranger Things’ Plotlines for the End

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The end is near!….if you live in Hawkins, Indiana as Stranger Things has just ended season 4 with a bang leaving everything setup for the upcoming fifth and final season. This means we… Continue reading

Christopher Pike: The Tragic Captain

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In 1965, Gene Rodenberry produced the pilot for Star Trek, a series which chronicled the voyages of the starship Enterprise on a five year mission under the command of….Captain Christopher Pike. Did you… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Dueling Banjos

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“Dueling banjos” Deliverance (1972) Directed by John Boorman The Scene: On the way to a rafting trip: Ed (Jon Voight), Lewis (Burt Reynolds), Bobby (Ned Beatty), and Drew (Ronny Cox) stop by a… Continue reading

Great Comedy Westerns

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When one thinks of westerns they know doubt think of the harsh gritty elements of the genre. Whether it be Lee Van Cleef’s cool sinister charisma or John Ford’s images of Monument Valley… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Spider Baby’

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Like so many actors, the fact that he was classified as a “horror actor” meant that the lay people never truly appreciated the talent of Lon Chaney Jr. Even now in hindsight he… Continue reading