Tag Archive: movie

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

Movie Review: ‘X’

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Director: Ti West Cast: Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Martin Henderson, Brittany Snow, Owen Campbell, Stephen Ure, Scott Mescudi Plot: A small group of intrepid film-makers rent a cabin in in rural Texas to… Continue reading

Daredevil Onscreen

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Protecting the people of Hell’s Kitchen since 1964, the Man Without Fear has been a consistent part of the Marvel Universe. While he is not seen as a heavyhitter on the level of… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Gator Bait’

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In 1979, actress and model Claudia Jennings was killed in a car accident at the young age of 29. Despite this tragic end, there is no denying that this young woman truly made… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Scalps’

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During the 1980’s and 1990’s writer/director/producer Fred Olen Ray made a name for himself churning out cheap horror and sci-fi flicks. Given this was an era when he horror content could find video… Continue reading

Retro Review: Rock ‘n’ Roll High School

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By and large I am not a huge fan of musicals, but there are exceptions. With its high energy, great plot, and flawless talent of Gene Kelly, Singin’ in the Rain is one… Continue reading