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Retro Review: ‘Tank Girl’

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During the late 80’s through the 90’s comic adaptations were not solely for mainstream superheroes. Hollywood struck gold with properties like; the Crow, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Blade, and the Mask. Though one… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Quicksand!

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Quicksand Blazing Saddles (1974) Directed by Mel Brooks The Scene: In the opening minutes of Mel Brooks’ masterpiece send-up of the Western genre, we are introduced to our hero Bart (Cleavon Little). He… Continue reading

Retro Review: Sweet Sweetback ‘s Badasssss Song

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Tragically there was a time in film history where if audiences wanted to see an African American prominently featured onscreen and the towering dramatic performances of Sidney Poitier did not appeal to them,… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘The Tattooed Stranger’

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the most influential genres of moviedom, the film noir. This cinematic movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime flicks… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Pitfall’

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the most influential genres of moviedom, the film noir. This cinematic movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime flicks… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: Nightmare Alley

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the most influential genres of moviedom, the film noir. This cinematic movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime flicks… Continue reading

Noirvember: ‘Greatest Femme Fatales’

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Now that we celebrate the month of Noirvember it is fitting that we celebrate one of the great hallmarks of the genre, the femme fatale. These women are far from the damsels in… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: Border Incident

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the most influential genres of moviedom, the film noir. This cinematic movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime flicks… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Twins of Evil’

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With this Retro Review I will be looking at one of the more obscure productions from the famed Hammer Films. While the 70’s is regarded as a dip in their quality and the… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Dracula’s Castle

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Dracula’s Castle Dracula (1931) Directed by Tod Browning The Scene: After a journey through the Eastern Europe countryside encountering particularly superstitious locals, Renfield (Dwight Fry) has finally arrived at the castle of his… Continue reading