Best Mummy Movies

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In 1922, famed explorer Howard Carter discovered the Valley of the Kings and the Tomb of King Tut. This kicked off a fascination with Ancient Egypt which permeated every aspect of popular culture,… Continue reading

Book Review: The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon

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I was fortunate this year that a trip to the beach to celebrate my being fully vaccinated coincided shortly after the release of The Drowning Kind, the latest book from one of my… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Mitchell’s vs the Machines’

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Director: Mike Rianda Starring: Abbi Johnson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Mike Rianda, Eric Andre, Olivia Colman, Fred Armisen, Beck Bennett, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Blake Griffin, Conan O’Brien Plot: In an attempt to… Continue reading

Podcast Review: King Kirby

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If there were a Mt. Rushmore of comic books, fans could sit there and debate all day as who belonged on it. Despite this there is one person who everyone would agree unanimously… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Spiral: From the Book of Saw’

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Director: Darren Lynn Bousman Cast: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, Zoie Palmer, Genelle Williams, Dan Petronijevic Plot: Det. Zeke Banks is an abrasive and bad tempered cop ostracised from… Continue reading

Highlights of the TCM Film Festival 2021

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Every year Turner Classic Movies hosts one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world under the bright lights and glamour of Hollywood. But thanks to the Global Bastard for a second… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Fatale’

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Director: Deom Taylor Cast: Hillary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter, Geoffrey Owens, Damaris Lewis Plot: A wealthy self-made sports agent takes out his frustration with his rocky marriage by having an affair. When… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘The Rescuers Down Under’

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I’ve never put much thought into how much we’ve dedicated to this project…until I realised that this is 50th review in the series. That’s a lot of Disney. Since this is something of… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Peter Pan’

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The significance of this entry didn’t occur to me until about three days after I watched it. I’m an established adult and I’m watching through every Disney movie, and now there’s a movie… Continue reading

Movie and Drinks: The Thin Man

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The Movie-The Thin Man: This comedy/mystery is often credited as the final film of the Pre-Code Era. Nick and Nora Charles are a sharp-witted, binge-drinking, socialite couple who travel to New York for… Continue reading