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Quit Reviving 90’s TV Shows

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In 2015 a televised Pandora’s Box was opened, mind you I was happy they opened it and it was opened by those with the best of intentions. This was when the revival of… Continue reading

The Wolf Man: A Monster’s Journey

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When it comes to the famed Universal Monsters each one of them has an actor they are forever linked to. Dracula has Bela Lugosi, the Invisible Man has Claude Rains etc. Though these… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Mr. No Legs’

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If there is one cause I am passionate about it is film preservation. Throughout the 100+ years of the artform so many movies from so many eras and genres are now lost and… Continue reading

Casting Call: Doctor Doom

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When Disney acquired Fox in their ongoing quest to own all of entertainment fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe rejoiced because this brought the Fantastic Four and X-Men properties into that fold. Now… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Pit’

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I believe I have some kind of brain condition where whenever I stumble across some low-budget horror movie that likely adorned the aisles of video stores. Recently I stumbled across a 1981 Canadian… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Return to Oz’

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In 1939, the classic works of L. Frank Baum were  brought to the big screen in the timeless masterpiece The Wizard of Oz. In the ensuing decades this film has stood the test… Continue reading

Rise and Fall of Syfy

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During the early days of cable television burgeoning networks were finding success catering to different niche markets. Atlanta media mogul, Ted Turner who started the whole shebang, had an empire of networks to… Continue reading

Best & Worst of Ultimate Marvel

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In the 2000’s, then Marvel Comics’ then president Bill Jemas and Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada were successfully pulling the publisher back from the brink of financial ruin. One the things they realized was that… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Symbol of the Unconquered’

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The month of February in the United States is recognized as Black History Month. This is to honor the rich history of struggles and triumphs African Americans have gone through, as well as… Continue reading

Greatest Movie Detectives

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The “detective story” is a staple of fiction across the entire pop culture landscape. From television to books to comics and of course film. Every good mystery needs a good detective, and the… Continue reading