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The Greatest Horror Movie Hosts

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As television began to grow in popularity in the twentieth century, local network programmers all over began to scramble to find content to fill the needs of the viewers. Horror movies became a… Continue reading

Emotional Episodes of Kid Shows

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Sometimes the creative forces behind television shows aimed at children look to spread their artistic wings and deliver an episode which delivers an emotional gut punch. Whether we want to admit it or… Continue reading

The Greatest Gangster Movies

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Gangsters have always made for great subjects for movies. Sure in real life they may be immoral criminals, but thanks to Hollywood there is a romanticized version of them we know from pop… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Street Trash’

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In this Retro Review I am looking at another cult classic of the video era. The screenwriter behind this film proudly claimed he wanted a movie which would have something for every person… Continue reading

Classic Scene: the Maltese Falcon Reveal

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the Maltese Falcon reveal The Maltese Falcon (1941) Dir. John Huston The Scene: Hard boiled Private Eye Sam Spade has reluctantly gathered together with the three miscreants who have plagued him the entire… Continue reading

Update: Movies that Want to Be the Next MCU

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About a year ago I compiled an article on the movies that aimed to be the next big, branching franchise to rake in the that juicy MCU cash. So…how are they going with… Continue reading

Worst Comic Book Movie Heroes

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A while ago I wrote about the worst villains seen in comic book films (which can be read HERE). And while many people enjoyed it, the bad guys have not always been the… Continue reading

The Poltergeist Curse

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The 1982 film Poltergeist is a classic of the horror genre. The film was originally set to be directed by Texas Chainsaw Massacre auteur, Tobe Hooper. On set he reportedly clashed with producer… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Brood’

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In 1979 Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg made his presence known in the film industry with the strange yet memorable horror film, the Brood. Cronenberg has stated in the past that this was a… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Boris Karloff

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Born in London in 1887 as William Pratt, the man known the world over as Boris Karloff has become a film icon. His looks and soft distinctive voice is instantly recognizable to movie… Continue reading