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Retro Review: ‘Alligator’

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One thing I love is when an older movie is discovered by a brand new audience several years down the road giving it new life and new appreciation. It seems recently one such… Continue reading

Importance of Gateway Horror

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The phrase “Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society…” instantly conjures images of a lurid story title and a burst of flame having an unknown powder thrown into it (we now know… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘New York Ninja’

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In 1984 writer, director, actor and martial artist John Liu shot a low budget film on the streets of New York about a ninja on a quest for revenge. But with little to… Continue reading

Move Review: ‘The Sadness’

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Among horror fans lately a Taiwanese film imported by Shudder has had everyone buzzing. The feature length directorial debut from Rob Jabbaz, The Sadness is nothing less than a terrifying assault on the… Continue reading

In Memoriam: George Perez

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It was at Dragon Con 2006 in Atlanta, my first ever con, perhaps this was the formation of a Core Memory al a’ Inside Out but I will leave that to the little… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Wild Bunch’

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In 1969 famed controversial filmmaker Sam Peckinpah was tapped to produce a Western based on a story Warner Bros. had purchased the rights to a few years prior. Nothing much was expected of… Continue reading

Great Brief Movie Performances

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There is a saying in shown business that there are no small parts only small actors. While we can sit here and debate the accuracy of this, there have been a number of… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Reflecting Skin’

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One of my favorite storytelling devices is how something grounded can become fantastical through the eyes of a child narrator. While it is normally charming, but Renaissance man Philip Ridley turned it into… Continue reading

Star Trek TNG Greatest Episodes

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While the five year mission of the USS Enterprise ended up originally lasting only three years, a rabid fanbase carried the franchise in popularity through a series of motion pictures long after Star… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Kane for Governor

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Kane for Governor Citizen Kane (1941) directed by Orson Welles The Scene: Having conquered the media landscape Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles) has finally taken his increasingly hollow crusade for the everyman into… Continue reading