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Retro Review: ‘Zero Hour!’

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Traumatized fighter pilot, Ted Stryker, makes the brash hop on a plane to pursue his romantic partner. While in the air those who ate the fish dinner, including the crew, fall ill forcing… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Bullet Train’

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Director: David Leitch Cast: Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brian Tyree Henry, Andrew Koji, Hiroyuki Sanada, Michael Shannon, Zazie Beetz, Logan Lerman Plot: Various colourful assassins and mercenaries come together on a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Warriors’

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In 1979, director Walter Hill and producer Lawrence Gordon took an obscure novel and crafted it into a cult classic unlike any other. With a low budget and short production time, they took… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Dueling Banjos

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“Dueling banjos” Deliverance (1972) Directed by John Boorman The Scene: On the way to a rafting trip: Ed (Jon Voight), Lewis (Burt Reynolds), Bobby (Ned Beatty), and Drew (Ronny Cox) stop by a… Continue reading

Great Comedy Westerns

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When one thinks of westerns they know doubt think of the harsh gritty elements of the genre. Whether it be Lee Van Cleef’s cool sinister charisma or John Ford’s images of Monument Valley… 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

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

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