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Missing From Disney Plus

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Last year Disney entered the streaming game, like everyone else it seems, and immediately became one of its biggest players. Thanks to a vast array of content from the Walt Disney Company but… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover’

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Sometimes a movie’s reputation is built largely on how sparsely seen it is. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, & Her Lover was given a proper release in 1989 and despite a wealth… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi/Fantasy Shows of the 90s

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For fans of genre television the 90’s were a boom time. The audience for shows about monsters and spaceships made their presence known and networks answered. Pioneering storytelling styles and the prevalence of… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Squirm’

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In the world of horror movies, anything can be a terrifying threat if the filmmaker is dedicated enough to it. Willard had rats, Night of the Lepus had giant rabbits, the Happening had… Continue reading

Worst Episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Ever

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Finding humble beginnings in a cheesy-fun but ultimately forgettable movie, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has become one of the biggest entertainment franchises around. This can largely be attributed to the vision of Joss… Continue reading

Retro Review: Mountain of the Cannibal

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A favorite topic tackled by Italian filmmaker’s during their nation’s boom of exploitation films was cannibals. It must have been fairly easy to convince cast and crew to venture into wild jungles to… Continue reading

Disney Adventure Films of the 90s’

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There is no denying Walt Disney built what would become an entertainment empire on the bedrock of animation. But there is another style of film which House of Mouse became famous for over… Continue reading

Westerns of John Ford & John Wayne

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It is not uncommon for a director to completely gel with a lead actor who they frequently turn to for their projects. Martin Scorsese has Robert DeNiro, John Huston had Humphrey Bogart, Billy… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Carnival of Souls’

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In the 1950’s and 1960’s teenagers emerged as a marketable demographic with money to spend, and one thing they enjoyed was going to the movies. Trying to appeal to the fast and loose… Continue reading

Thor: Who is Christian Bale Playing?

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Earlier this year it became known that acclaimed Oscar winning actor Christian Bale was switching from DC films to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to play the villain in the upcoming Thor: Love and… Continue reading