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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

Highlights of the National Film Registry 2020 Class

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Every year the Library of Congress selects a group of 25 films deemed essential to our national cinematic heritage to take their place on the National Film Registry. Established in 1988 by the… Continue reading

Creepy Mysteries: Rendlesham Forest Incident

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Forty years ago this month, the forests surrounding US military base became the center of one of the strangest events of the 20th century and a landmark event in Ufology. Near Rendlesham Forest… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘The Bishop’s Wife’

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Many cinephiles have pointed out that the years following World War II gave moviegoers some of the finest holiday films ever made. After years of bloodshed and destruction brought by the war, it… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Mrs. Robinson

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Mrs. Robinson The Graduate Directed by Mike Nichols The Scene: Seeing a way to escape the unrelatable adults his parents have invited to his college graduation party, Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) agrees to… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Creature Walks Among Us’

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In 1954, Universal Studios introduced what would be the last monster in their famous stable of Universal Monsters in The Creature From the Black Lagoon. They followed it up with the sequel Revenge… Continue reading