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Retro Review: ‘The Born Losers’

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In the 1950’s husband-wife duo of actor Tom Laughlin and screenwriter/producer Delores Taylor created their very own movie hero. A grizzled veteran who lived by a moral code and used his abilities to… Continue reading

Creepy Mysteries: Houska Castle

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Constructed over 700 years ago Houska Castle in the Czech Republic is built over a chasm, which for centuries those who live in the area leads straight to Hell itself. Before anything else… Continue reading

The Outer Limits Top 10 Episodes

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Do not attempt to adjust your set, we are in control……and after all this is a computer/tablet/phone you are reading not a television. From 1963-1965 the science fiction anthology show the Outer Limits… Continue reading

Actors Who Quit Hollywood

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It seems as though in the acting profession few people truly ever quit. Usually as actors and actresses grow older they just appear in fewer and fewer movies until they pass away. But… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Unmasking the Phantom

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Unmasking the Phantom Phantom of the Opera (1925) Dir. Rupert Julian (uncredited Lon Chaney) The Scene: Rising opera star Christine (Mary Philbin) finds herself in the lair of the fabled Phantom (Lon Chaney)… Continue reading

Grading Robin Hood Movies

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A heroic figure who has been remembered and talked about for centuries, Robin Hood has provided countless storytellers with material to work with. Over the decades this has also applied to cinema and… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘His Kind of Woman’

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By 1951, film noir was set in stone as a solid genre of filmdom and famed eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes wanted in on the act. As the owner of RKO, he turned to… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi Movies of the 90s

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The 1990’s saw huge steps forward in the field of special effects which were put to great use by the science fiction genre. Filmmakers had brand new tools at their disposal to tell… Continue reading

Retro Review: Return of the Living Dead

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When writer John Russo ended his collaboration with George Romero for their classic Night of the Living Dead, part of the arrangement was that he would retain the rights to utilize “Living Dead”… Continue reading

Five Strange Tourist Attractions

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Summer is officially here and it is time for us to load up our cars and hit the road. While you may have a destination in mind you might also want to stop… Continue reading