Movie Review: ‘Crisis’

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Director: Nicholas Jarecki Cast: Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly, Greg Kinnear, Michelle Rodriguez, Lily-Rose Depp, Kid Cudi Plot: A group of unrelated people find their lives intersecting through their involvement in the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

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Plot: In the late 1960s, small-time crook Bill O’Neal (Laketih Stanfield) is recruited by FBI agent Roy Mitchell (Jesse Plemmons) to infiltrate the Chicago chapter of the Black Panther Party, led by the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Mr. No Legs’

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If there is one cause I am passionate about it is film preservation. Throughout the 100+ years of the artform so many movies from so many eras and genres are now lost and… Continue reading

Casting Call: Doctor Doom

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When Disney acquired Fox in their ongoing quest to own all of entertainment fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe rejoiced because this brought the Fantastic Four and X-Men properties into that fold. Now… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Pit’

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I believe I have some kind of brain condition where whenever I stumble across some low-budget horror movie that likely adorned the aisles of video stores. Recently I stumbled across a 1981 Canadian… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Return to Oz’

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In 1939, the classic works of L. Frank Baum were  brought to the big screen in the timeless masterpiece The Wizard of Oz. In the ensuing decades this film has stood the test… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

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So…Disney has a new movie… This review will contain spoilers. For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with a twist. Myself (cranky 40 year old blogger), my son Josh (stoic… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Wrong Turn’ 2021

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Director: Mike P. Nelson Cast: Charlotte Vega, Matthew Modine, Bill Sage, Daisy Head Plot: A group of obnoxious teenagers get lost hiking in the Virginian mountains and run afoul of some locals. Months… Continue reading

Rise and Fall of Syfy

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During the early days of cable television burgeoning networks were finding success catering to different niche markets. Atlanta media mogul, Ted Turner who started the whole shebang, had an empire of networks to… Continue reading

Sloth, The Goonies, and ’80s Inclusion

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One of the welcome insights I’ve learned about cinema is that your perspective on a particular movie evolves and changes over time. A single twenty-year-old male who watches Arrival in 2016 is bound to have… Continue reading