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Tag Archive: horror

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part 3

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Previously: Part I and Part II We’re into the third film and we’re yet to see the Jason familiar to pop-culture: hockey mask, machete and unable to die. He’s just a big, ugly… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part II

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We started on a surprisingly strong note with this marathon of cheesy 80s horror. It’s easy to see why it took off – it’s a gruesome horror flick that is more accessible than… Continue reading

The Jason Voorhees Marathon: Part 1

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After the popularity of the Fast and Furious and then the Saw marathon I’d been casting around for another series to dig into. Nothing really seemed like a good fit until Friday the 13th: The Game… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Mummy’

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I have to admit I am writing this particular review because of my current annoyance with people feeling the need to compare the current Tom Cruise film the Mummy with what they call… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Mummy’

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Director: Alex Kurtzman Cast: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson Plot: In Ancient Egypt the Princess Ahmanet strikes a deal with the God Set to have power over the… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘Under the Skin’

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties. … Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Alien: Covenant’

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  Plot:  In late 2104 the crew of the colony ship Covenant carrying 2000 people in hypersleep and en route to Origae-6, is struck by a random neutrino storm.  The sole awake passenger… Continue reading

If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? Retro Review

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For people such as myself who have a love for cult classics and grindhouse films, a strange sub genre many of us have an affinity for is the “Christian scare films”. Often produced… Continue reading

The ‘Saw’ Movies in Review: ‘Saw VI’

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We really enjoyed some the simultaneous story trick of the 3rd and 4th movies, but unfortunately the 5th movie didn’t have anything quite as clever to offer. By the end of the movie… Continue reading

The ‘Saw’ Movies in Review: ‘Saw IV’

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After some initial confusion with putting on Saw VI instead of Saw IV we got onto the previously unseen (by me) portion of this marathon. The second film was certainly a stumble, but the third… Continue reading