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Battle For Streaming Supremacy

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In the beginning, there was Netflix and it was good. Great in fact. Revolutionizing how entertainment was made available, subscribers had access to countless shows and movies of variety for one low price.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘A Matter of Life and Death’

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What say do we have over our ultimate fate? Famed British filmmakers Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger debated this philosophical idea in 1946 in a film starring David Niven and Kim Hunter called… Continue reading

Classic Scene: The Wheelchair Scene

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The Wheelchair Scene Kiss of Death (1947) Directed by Henry Hathaway The Scene: Notorious hitman Tommy Udo (Richard Widmark) calmly enters the apartment of a wheelchair bound old woman. The sociopathic killer is… Continue reading

Retro Review: Night Killer

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Italian director Claudio Fragasso has cemented himself in film history by making Troll 2, a film argued by many as being the worst movie ever made. But a little research will show that… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Bette Davis

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From a young naive woman with distinctive eyes to a full-fledged Hollywood icon the career of Bette Davis is full the stuff of legend. With a whopping 10 Oscar nominations and a filmography… Continue reading

Greatest Justice League Stories

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If their is a superhero team reminiscent of a pantheon it is the Justice League. A team without equal they recruit the best and those who have proven themselves to battle evil. Over… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Mighty Ducks’

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When it comes to feel-good sports films, Disney has got it down. From Cool Running to Remember the Titans to Miracle, the House of Mouse knows how to get an audience on their… Continue reading

Brilliant But Cancelled TV Shows

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It seems we live in a day and age when a TV series comes to an end if it has enough of a cult following it can usually find a home elsewhere. But… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Hedy Lamarr

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Sadly today, most people know hew name due to the genius running gag in Blazing Saddles. But in her time Hedy Lamarr was known as one of the biggest movie stars in the… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Clarice Meets Hannibal

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Clarice meets Hannibal The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Directed by Jonathan Demme The Scene: After a few kind words and reassurance from the orderly Barney, young FBI agent Clarice Starling descends into… Continue reading