Tag Archive: classic

Retro Review: ‘Sorcerer’

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During the 1970’s director William Friedkin made two of the most influential films of all time; the French Connection and the Exorcist. But there was one movie he made during this era which… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Lost Weekend’

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Addiction is a force of nature which has the ability to destroy lives without mercy. When those struggling with addiction decide to attempt to shed it, it seems to grow even stronger. Billy… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Big Chill’

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We all have had people in our lives that at one point we were so close with they were a surrogate family. But as time passes you drift apart and end up living… Continue reading

Retro Review: Scary Movie (1991)

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I have always dug on the urban legend of the psycho killer slicing up victims at a haunted house with nobody realizing it because of the macabre nature of their surroundings. In 1991… Continue reading

Roaring Twenties on Film

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Now that we are once again in a decades known as the Twenties, there have been calls to return to the raucous good time our ancestors had 100 years ago during the era… Continue reading

Classic Scene: The Time Warp

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The Time Warp Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Directed by Jim Sharman The Scene: Isolated on a dark stormy night, square white bread couple Brad and Janet (an assh*le and a slut if… Continue reading

Classic Scene: The Doorway

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The Doorway The Searchers (1956) Directed by John Ford The Scene: After five years of searching for his missing nieces, the world weary Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) has returned with Debbie (Natalie Wood),… 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

Classic Scene: “Stella!”

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“Stella!!!” A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Dir. Elia Kazan The Scene: The arrival has Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) to the Kowalski household has brought with it no shortage of conflict in this adaptation… Continue reading

Classic Scene: ‘Dinner Party’

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The Dinner Party The Thing Man (1934) Directed by WS Van Dyke The Scene: Former detective and current member of the alcohol-guzzling idle rich, Nick Charles has finally discovered what has happened to… Continue reading