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Retro Review: ‘Tammy and the T-Rex’

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In 1994, Stewart Raffill who wrote and directed the legendarily terrible 1988 film Mac and Me was approached by a man with an animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex. This man was taking the mechanical dinosaur… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Undertaker and His Pals’

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Anyone who has read many of my Retro Reviews know that I have a love for sleazy, cheap, exploitative, grindhouse flicks. While these movies are fun, there is a common complaint that many… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Poltergeist’

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Horror is often used as a mirror for the dark side of our society. In Reagans’ America the rich got richer and the nuclear family headed in record numbers to the suburbs to… Continue reading

My Favorite TV Shows of 2020

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Normally I abstain from making “Best of” type lists annually, mainly because I do not have the time see everything. I feel it would be a disservice to a movie/comic/show that I missed… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi Movies of the 80’s Part 2 (1985-1989)

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This is part two of my look at the greatest science fiction films of the 1980’s. Last time we looked at the years 1980-1984 and now we look at the rest of the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Baby Face’

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One era of film history which has seen renewed interest from cinephiles recently has been the Pre-Code approximately between 1930-1934. The loose cannon days of the silent era had ended and the studios… Continue reading

My Favorite Podcasts of 2020

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No matter what you may be interested in, there is probably a podcast covering it. Because I am a man who loves a variety of things, I listen to a variety of podcasts.… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi Movies of the 80’s Part 1 (1980-1984)

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The 1980’s gave moviegoers an embarrassment of riches in every regards, especially in genre films. This is why when I began to compile this list I realized this would be too much for… Continue reading

Creepy Mysteries: Ghosts of Earnestine and Hazel’s

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With this edition of Creepy Mysteries I get the privilege of welcoming you wonderful readers into a dark little corner of my hometown Memphis, Tennessee. Historic bars and pubs are the kind of… Continue reading

Holiday Review: A Charlie Brown Christmas

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It goes without saying that Peanuts have been an icon of entertainment for over half a century. Considering that the creation of Charles M. Schulz has been on everything from the big screen… Continue reading