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Retro Review: ‘Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning’

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In 1984, Paramount Pictures released Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter on movie audiences. Sure these were fun movies, but the powers-that-be at Paramount were always embarrassed by the franchise. After all they… Continue reading

Greatest Paycheck Acting Performances

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While we like to assume every actor chooses their roles based on a deep connection to the material and the character they are playing, many times it is simply done for a payday.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’

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Director: Zack Snyder Cast: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Mamoa, Ray Fisher, Ezra Miller, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Willem Dafoe, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J.K. Simmons, Ciarán Hinds, Henry… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Pit’

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I believe I have some kind of brain condition where whenever I stumble across some low-budget horror movie that likely adorned the aisles of video stores. Recently I stumbled across a 1981 Canadian… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Symbol of the Unconquered’

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The month of February in the United States is recognized as Black History Month. This is to honor the rich history of struggles and triumphs African Americans have gone through, as well as… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Pawnbroker’

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The month of February is recognized as Black History Month in the United States. This is to honor the rich history of struggles and triumphs of African Americans throughout history, while also acknowledging… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Bruce Campbell

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“Hail to the king, baby!” because among fans of horror and B-movies, actor Bruce Campbell is nothing short of royalty. As a young man, Campbell befriended aspiring filmmaker Sam Raimi, and their friendship… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Sounder’

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The month of February in the United States is recognized as Black History Month. This is to honor the rich history of struggles and triumphs African Americans have gone through, as well as… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Tom and Huck’

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During the 1990’s Jonathan Taylor Thomas was arguably the top young star in show business. Given that the platform for his success was the TV show Home Improvement on the Disney-owned ABC, it… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Son of Frankenstein’

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Mary Shelley’s creation is arguably the crown jewel of the Universal Monsters franchise. The creature make-up artist Jack Pierce and director James Whale crafted for Boris Karloff to show-off has become nothing short… Continue reading