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Retro Review: ‘The Video Dead’

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This latest Retro Review is a look at a fan favorite from the era of the video store. Luckily this 1987 zombie flick has been reborn thanks to the good people at Shout… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Conversation’

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Do you feel comfortable that the last private conversation you had remained that way? Once you watch this mystery-thriller you may never have that comfort again. You may be wondering who could be… Continue reading

Movie Review: Fear Street Part 3: 1666

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The three week journey through the terrifying blood-soaked history of the town of Shadyside has come to an end by taking the audience back to the beginning. Filmmaker Leigh Janiak’s ambitious trilogy concludes… Continue reading

Movie Review: Space Jam: A New Legacy (2nd Opinion)

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I am a guy who enjoys many things in life, two of those things are the Looney Tunes and basketball. As such I have a soft spot for the 1996 movie Space Jam.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Fear Street Part 2: 1978’

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Last week audiences got the first movie to adapt RL Stine’s Fear Street series which ended on a gripping cliffhanger. Recently Netflix released the next installment in the trilogy continuing to explore the… Continue reading

Creepy Mysteries: Hill Abduction

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Thanks to film, television, documentaries, and overall popular culture all of us are familiar with the tropes of an alien abduction. The bright light from the sky, the tractor beam, the strange experiments… Continue reading

Who is Neil Breen?

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There is a tradition held regularly at Black Lodge, the video store here in Memphis, known as Sh**Fest. After the shop closes the owner hosts, a screening of some of the worst films… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Fear Street Part 1: 1994’

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In the 1990’s author RL Stine found fame and fortune by introducing a generation young readers to horrors. While Goosebumps was there for younger readers, for teens Stine had his Fear Street series… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Bad Day at Black Rock’

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It had been years since a train stopped in the small town of Black Rock. The passenger who got off the train is someone who will bring to light the town’s greatest secret… Continue reading

Unexplained Mysteries: Unsolved Death of Cindy James

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The life Cindy James led was one that was completely ordinary by all accounts. A divorced nurse turned pre-school administrator, James called the suburbs of Vancouver British Columbia home. In 1982, her seemingly… Continue reading