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Tag Archive: geek

Classic Scene: Unmasking the Phantom

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Unmasking the Phantom Phantom of the Opera (1925) Dir. Rupert Julian (uncredited Lon Chaney) The Scene: Rising opera star Christine (Mary Philbin) finds herself in the lair of the fabled Phantom (Lon Chaney)… Continue reading

Grading Robin Hood Movies

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A heroic figure who has been remembered and talked about for centuries, Robin Hood has provided countless storytellers with material to work with. Over the decades this has also applied to cinema and… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘His Kind of Woman’

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By 1951, film noir was set in stone as a solid genre of filmdom and famed eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes wanted in on the act. As the owner of RKO, he turned to… Continue reading

Five Strange Tourist Attractions

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Summer is officially here and it is time for us to load up our cars and hit the road. While you may have a destination in mind you might also want to stop… Continue reading

Vertigo: The Defining Comics

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In 1993 editor Karen Berger shook the comic world forever.  Wanting to publish comics that did not fit the mainstream model, she was given the green light from DC Comics to start her… Continue reading

Defunct Marvel Publishing Lines

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Over there long and storied history Marvel Comics has made interesting attempts to branch out and try something different. In doing so they have launched different publishing lines to shake things up, many… Continue reading

Book Review: Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach

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Five years ago, Ben experienced the horror of losing his three-year-old brother in the local grocery store. One second the child was there and an instant later he is gone, leaving Ben with… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Myrna Loy

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Having moved to Los Angeles in her early teens, Myrna Loy quickly caught the acting bug and as she got older, Loy tried to move into the burgeoning movie industry. For a long… Continue reading

Grading the DC Extended Universe

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Ever since the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Warner Brothers has been trying to play catch up with their own DC Extended Universe. This is despite the fact that WB has owned… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Marty’

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There are many couples we cinephiles hold a special love for and for a variety of reasons. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were stone cold cool and charismatic. Rock Hudson and Doris Day… Continue reading