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Retro Review: ‘The Wicker Man’

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When a film has been famously hailed as “the Citizen Kane of the horror genre” it has quite a high level of expectations from audiences. Luckily the 1973 horror film The Wicker Man… Continue reading

Movies Advertised as Something Else

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Working for a movie studio’s marketing division can not be an easy feat, especially nowadays where movies have such a high threshold to be profitable. If need be, studios have proven that they… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Psycho Goreman’

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For many horror fans the most anticipated film of 2021 has been the Canadian flick PG: Psycho Goreman. The promise of this film being the festival darling it should have been was dashed… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Doctor Detroit’

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Actor, producer, screenwriter Dan Akroyd has been behind a number of true fan favorite 80’s classics, from The Blues Brothers to Ghostbusters. But there is one movie in his filmography during this era… Continue reading

Best Mummy Movies

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In 1922, famed explorer Howard Carter discovered the Valley of the Kings and the Tomb of King Tut. This kicked off a fascination with Ancient Egypt which permeated every aspect of popular culture,… Continue reading

Book Review: The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon

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I was fortunate this year that a trip to the beach to celebrate my being fully vaccinated coincided shortly after the release of The Drowning Kind, the latest book from one of my… Continue reading

Podcast Review: King Kirby

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If there were a Mt. Rushmore of comic books, fans could sit there and debate all day as who belonged on it. Despite this there is one person who everyone would agree unanimously… Continue reading

Highlights of the TCM Film Festival 2021

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Every year Turner Classic Movies hosts one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world under the bright lights and glamour of Hollywood. But thanks to the Global Bastard for a second… Continue reading

Movie and Drinks: The Thin Man

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The Movie-The Thin Man: This comedy/mystery is often credited as the final film of the Pre-Code Era. Nick and Nora Charles are a sharp-witted, binge-drinking, socialite couple who travel to New York for… Continue reading

Best Horror Movies of the 1930s

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With an informative piece of dialogue about the Carpathian Mountains spoken by Carla Laemmle, niece of Universal Studios founder Carl Laemmle, the horror genre entered the era of sound. With this change came… Continue reading