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Forgotten Sequels to Classic Films

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It has been a Hollywood tradition for countless years that when a movie finds some kind of success the ball gets rolling on a sequel. With this business strategy there are bound to… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Peter Straub

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His mother wanted him to be a wholesome minister, but Peter Straub became something else entirely. He had a passion for writing which he pursued but did not find much of note. That… Continue reading

Star Wars Sequel Trilogy Retrospective

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In their quest to own all of media in 2012, Disney spent $4 billion to purchase Lucasfilm. They were not about to just sit around and merely continue what the studio had been… Continue reading

Creepy Mysteries: Skinwalker Ranch

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In the realm of paranormal investigations there are some places that just seem to be a magnet for the supernatural. Areas like; the Bridgewater Triangle in Massachusetts or Boston “Helltown” Ohio. One such… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Dirty Dozen’

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During the Second World War, a demolition unit dubbed the Filthy Thirteen became like a real life version of the Suicide Squad or the Inglorious Basterds. A group of unscrupulous ne’er-do-wells who put… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Little Caesar’

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During the era of Pre Code Hollywood, gangster films proved to be big business for Warner Brothers. As those suffering during the Depression saw gangsters to an extent as folk heroes, it made… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Smithereens’

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During the 1980’s New York City was one of the global hubs for punk rock. The Big Apple was producing acts like: the New York Dolls, Patti Smith, Blondie and the Ramones. All… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Tron’

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In the early 80’s technology was changing and advancing rapidly. Filmmaker Steven Lisberger saw this and knew he wanted to get it on this but on a cinematic front. Hoping for a science… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Beach Blanket Bingo’

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In the 1960’s teenagers solidified their power at the movie box office, and one of the trends which emerged courtesy of this new market demographic was the teen beach movie. One would guess… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Puttin’ on the Ritz

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Puttin’ on the Ritz Young Frankenstein (1974) Directed by Mel Brooks The Scene: Doctor Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) has finally embraced his family business and created a being from the body parts of… Continue reading