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Noirvember Review: ‘The Woman in the Window’

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the mediums most influential periods, the era of the film noir. This movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘The Phenix City Story’

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the mediums most influential periods, the era of the film noir. This movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Ninja III: The Domination’

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For this Retro Review I am turning once again to the legendary house of fun cheesy 80’s cinema, the Cannon Group. One of the things this production company was known for was creating… Continue reading

My Halloween Viewing Highlights 2020

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As we all know the Halloween season is fully upon us and that means horror films should constantly be onscreen. However, this genre has been around literally since the dawn of cinema so… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Murders in Rue Morgue’

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One of the great “what if’s” in horror movie history was the original plans for the 1931 masterpiece Frankenstein. During pre-production Bela Lugosi, fresh from his success in Dracula, was cast as the… Continue reading

Airplane! 40th Anniversary Retrospective

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A staple of 1970’s cinema was the star-filled disaster films. Films like: the Swarm, Towering Inferno, Earthquake, and relevant to this retrospective, the Airport franchise, were major hits for Hollywood. Throwing an all-star… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Tourist Trap’

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One of the most fun things during a road trip is making an unexpected stop and a place which seems interesting. That is when they have you, because you are trapped….in a TOURIST… Continue reading

Halloween Review: Trick or Treats (1982)

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In the early 1980’s the “slasher movie” saw a boom as Halloween and the Texas Chainsaw Massacre proved that with enough inventiveness you could make a successful film even on a low budget.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Black Sleep’

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During the 1950’s the horror genre had a solid explosion in popularity. With new advancements in visual fx, increasing cheapness of production, and a solid fanbase of teens with disposable income for the… Continue reading

Halloween Review: Halloween III: Season of the Witch

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Even those with only a passing knowledge of horror movies are familiar with the enigmatic slasher Michael Myers. Since debuting in 1978’s Halloween, the Boogeyman has become one of the most iconic characters… Continue reading