Tag Archive: geek

Classic Scene: The Grapefruit Scene

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The Grapefruit Scene The Public Enemy (1931) Directed by William A. Wellman The Scene: Despite the objections of his war hero brother, Tom Powers (James Cagney) is growing quite accustomed to the gangster… Continue reading

Creepy Mysteries: Houska Castle

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Constructed over 700 years ago Houska Castle in the Czech Republic is built over a chasm, which for centuries those who live in the area leads straight to Hell itself. Before anything else… Continue reading

The Outer Limits Top 10 Episodes

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Do not attempt to adjust your set, we are in control……and after all this is a computer/tablet/phone you are reading not a television. From 1963-1965 the science fiction anthology show the Outer Limits… Continue reading

Actors Who Quit Hollywood

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It seems as though in the acting profession few people truly ever quit. Usually as actors and actresses grow older they just appear in fewer and fewer movies until they pass away. But… Continue reading

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