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Classic Scene: ‘Dinner Party’

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The Dinner Party The Thing Man (1934) Directed by WS Van Dyke The Scene: Former detective and current member of the alcohol-guzzling idle rich, Nick Charles has finally discovered what has happened to… Continue reading

Creepy Mysteries: Time Traveler in New York

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On an average June day in 1950, the Big Apple may have gotten a strange surprise which could change the way we think of time. In the middle of Time Square a man… Continue reading

Retro Review: The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

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The 1980’s saw a whole slew of charming films intended for younger viewers. Movies like; the Goonies, Flight of the Navigator, Gremlins and the Monster Squad still hold a place in the hearts… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Tod Browning

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Throughout the history of film there have been no shortage of colorful and fascinating characters behind the camera sitting in the director’s chair. But few have been as colorful or fascinating as Tod… Continue reading

Retro Review: House on Sorority Row

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There have been several slasher movies made over the years which sees sorority girls hacked up at the hands of a mad man. Yet there are only a few which are still remembered… Continue reading

Greatest Legal Movies

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The courtroom is an incredible epicenter for drama. You have two opposing sides locked in argument sometimes with the fate of another human being at stake. This is why so many great films… Continue reading

Classic Scene: House Falling Gag

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House Falling Gag Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928) Directed by Charles Reisner (Buster Keaton uncredited) The Scene: As a storm blows through town William Canfield Jr. AKA Steamboat Bill Jr. (Buster Keaton) is trying… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Flying Guillotine’

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One of the things I love about the Shaw Brothers martial arts flicks is the use of elaborate and often ridiculous weaponry. While they may be impractical in a real fight, these weapons… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Uninvited’

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Imagine finding a large old spooky house on a beautiful plot of land. You are lucky enough to find out it is not only for sale but the owner is willing to give… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Up to 11

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Up to 11 This is Spinal Tap (1984) Directed by Rob Reiner The Scene: Documentarian Marty DiBergi (Rob Reiner) continues to follow the journey of the world’s loudest bands Spinal Tap. Marty is discussing… Continue reading