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Tag Archive: movie

Classic Scene: Train to Tomorrow

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Train to Tomorrow Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) Directed by Leo McCarey The Scene: After losing everything materially in the Great Depression and losing their dignity to their ungrateful grown children, the elderly… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Standoff at Sparrow Creek’

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Directed by: Henry Dunham Starring: James Badge Dale, Patrick Fischler, and Chris Mulkey Plot: A militia holds up in their headquarters when they suspect one of their members of being a mass shooter. Review: Speaking as… Continue reading

Criterion Channel Movie of the Week: ‘Mikey and Nicky’

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On November 29th, 2018, FilmStruck was killed. FilmStruck was a movie streaming app that specialized in actually curating a library of must-sees. It including offerings from the Criterion Collection, Turner Classic Movies, and… Continue reading

Holiday Review: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

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An individual may go through their entire life thinking themselves ordinary, when unbeknownst to them, they have had a tremendous impact on those around them. That is the driving lesson in one of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween’

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Director: Ari Sandel Cast: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Madison Iseman, Caleel Harris, Chris Parnell, Ken Jeong, Mick Wingert, Jack Black Plot: Two young boys find R.L. Stine’s unfinished first book and accidentally free… Continue reading

Predathon Part 1: ‘Predator’

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The Predator, second only to the Xenomorph in bad ass, nostalgia inducing terrifying alien hunters, is returning to cinema screens by way of The Predator, helmed by the excellent Shane Black. The original adventure… 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

Retro Review: ‘Akira’

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Every so often moviegoers are exposed to something radically different, from anything they have seen before. That must have been what Western audiences felt in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s when the… Continue reading

Five Most Controversial Movies Ever

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Just like any other form of art, film is a medium where entries have ruffled feathers to say the least. Numerous movies have featured elements which were crude or offensive which decent people… Continue reading

Greatest Movie MacGuffins

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Legendary director Alfred Hitchcock coined the term MacGuffin as a name for an object the actions which take place in a movie revolve around. No matter the size or origin, these objects propel… Continue reading