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My Favorite TV Shows of 2021

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Though I did not have as much free time to watch TV as I did last year, but there were still plenty of shows I caught that I absolutely loved. For this list,… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘She Freak’

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In 1932 legendary filmmaker Tod Browning unleashed his masterpiece Freaks on the movie going public. The film’s lurid subject matter and use of real circus freaks instantly made an impact becoming arguably the… Continue reading

Podcast Review: ‘The Plot Thickens’ Season 3

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The word “icon” is thrown around a lot in entertainment, but there is no denying that actress/producer/comedian Lucille Ball is an icon of pop culture through and through. Even as a child in… Continue reading

The Outer Limits Episode Broadcasters Feared

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One of the greatest intros in TV history opened with an ominous voice informing the audience they should not “attempt to adjust your picture…we are controlling the transmission”. With that chilling message viewers… Continue reading

Highlights of the National Film Registry 2021

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Every year the Library of Congress selects a new class of films to be preserved for all-time as a part of the National Film Registry. These are movies which have been deemed historically,… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Often called the greatest American immigrant story of the 20th century, Arnold Schwarzenegger, immigrated to the United States, broke and without knowing any English. What he did have was a dream to make… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Blood and Black Lace’

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The Italian film genre, the giallo, has a major fandom among film lovers across the world. These thrillers, named in honor of a series of yellow-covered pulp novels Giallo Mondadori from the 1920’s,… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘Hell’s Heroes’

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One of my favorite themes in holiday films is a redemptive character arc. Beginning with Ebenezer Scrooge, the spirit of the Christmas season provides a way for even the worst among us to… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’

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Despite the fact that this movie came out in 1942, I had the privilege of seeing it for the first time a mere two years ago on television. That being said, as a… Continue reading

Pop Culture Predictions Come True

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Across all mediums of entertainment storytellers have been allowed to let their imaginations run wild and create things never thought of before. Sometimes when they do this they end up creating something which… Continue reading