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Spotlight On: Hedy Lamarr

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Sadly today, most people know hew name due to the genius running gag in Blazing Saddles. But in her time Hedy Lamarr was known as one of the biggest movie stars in the… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Clarice Meets Hannibal

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Clarice meets Hannibal The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Directed by Jonathan Demme The Scene: After a few kind words and reassurance from the orderly Barney, young FBI agent Clarice Starling descends into… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Best Years of Our Lives’

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When it comes to war being portrayed cinematically we have no shortage of movies which show the glory and heartache of combat. However, what happens when the guns go silent and the men… Continue reading

Creepy Mysteries: Vanish in the Snow

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At the bottom of the world, the continent of Antarctica is of the most scariest and most beautiful places on earth. The human population consists entirely of researchers, some of whom have come… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Chopping Mall’

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Though they may now stand as relics of a bygone era where old people workout and young people loiter and commit petty crimes, they mall was once a staple of American life. In… Continue reading

Greatest Movie Henchmen

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Every villain needs someone loyal to watch their back and handle the tough work of getting physical with the hero. This is where the henchman comes in, the goons who have no problem cutting… Continue reading

Best Horror Movies of the 1940s

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By the time the 1940’s the horror movie was now fully established in cinema. The Second World War gave the world true horrors which was often reflected on the big screen. Other filmmakers… Continue reading

My Favorite Feel Good Movies

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There is no sugar coating it the year of 2020 has sucked. It has sucked hard. Australia burned, yet another war loomed, protests against police brutality hit a boiling point, the economy tanked,… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Mysterious Island’

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Producer Charles H. Schneer signed a lucrative deal in the late 50’s to produce a series of movies for the famed studio. One such film was a 1961 adaptation of the Jules Verne… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Nobody’s Perfect

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“Well, nobody’s perfect” Some Like it Hot (1959) Directed by Billy Wilder The Scene: Joe and Jerry (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) may have thought they escaped the wrath of mob boss Spats… Continue reading