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Comic Review: Batgirl #5 & #6

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I must admit that like many others, when I discovered that once DC’s 52 hit the stands my beloved Stephanie Brown would no longer be wearing the cape and cowl of Batgirl. But… Continue reading

Review: The Woman in Black

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Anybody who knows me knows I love a good gothic horror flick. The more shadows and fog shrouded landscapes and superstitious townspeople the better; and this movie has all that and more in… Continue reading

As Bad As You Thought?: Road House

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After suffering the past couple of weeks through the likes of; Batman & Robin and The Last Airbender, it is time to reward myself so to speak, so this week for As Bad… Continue reading

Retro Review: House on Haunted Hill

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DARKNITE agrees to spend the night… A movie screen as black as pitch staring right at the confused audience; then out of no where, a piercing scream and a ghoulish laugh and so… Continue reading

Comic Review: Superior

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After the success that the film  adaptations of, Kick-Ass and Wanted achieved, it is completely understandable that comic writer Mark Millar would want to tell a story which looked at the cinematic nature… Continue reading

Retro Review: Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

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During the 1940’s Universal Studios found that they had two types of movies that were always guaranteed blockbusters; Abbott and Costello comedies and their monster movies. It was only a matter of time before some… Continue reading

Retro Review: Children of the Corn

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A DARKNITE review! Many of Stephen King’s stories have been adapted to film, but I can’t think of any of them that started out with the kind of bang that this one does.… Continue reading

As Bad as You Thought?: The Last Airbender

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One of these days a book will be published and it will be titled: How to Destroy a Prominent Film Career by M Night Shyamalan. Now he is reviled for such cinematic travesties as… Continue reading

Best Performances in Superhero Movies

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Anyone who has even a passing familiarity with films, over the past couple of decades knows that super heroes are big hits for the box office but not so much with accolades. This… Continue reading

Defining Films of Tim Burton

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Tim Burton is one of those filmmakers you can recognize their work within a few seconds of the movie. His quirky style has a certain gothic tone with definite cartoonish element. Here I… Continue reading