Tag Archive: movie

Spotlight On: Pam Grier

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The daughter of an Air Force soldier and a nurse, Pam Grier did not just shatter the proverbial glass ceiling she took a hammer to it and pounded it into sand. Initially moving… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Smokey and the Bandit’

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A few months ago I was fortunate enough to see horror movie host/film critic Joe Bob Briggs present his famed lecture “How Rednecks Saved Hollywood”. Naturally, he discussed a number of the “hixploitation”… Continue reading

Abbott & Costello Meet the Monster Movies

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Throughout the 1940’s Universal Studios had two main box office draws. First, was their Universal Monsters film series featuring the likes of Dracula, Frankenstein’s creation, the Mummy etc. Even though the new studio… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Blind Fury’

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Inspired by the Japanese film/TV character Zatoichi, actor turned producer Tim Matheson sought to create his own visually handicapped, sword-wielding hero. His vision was realized in 1990 when he and director Phillip Noyce… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘A Cry in the Night’

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Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, dark alleys, mysterious… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘She Said’

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Director: Maria Schrader Cast: Carey Mulligan, Zoe Kazan, Patricia Clarkson, Andre Braugher, Jennifer Ehle, Samantha Morton Plot: New York Times journalists Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor begin an investigation into the sexual misconduct… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Try and Get Me!’

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Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, dark alleys, mysterious… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Where the Sidewalk Ends’

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Every November fans of classic cinema celebrate one of the great genres of filmdom, the film noir. These beloved films ensure fans get their fill of; gritty streets, tough detectives, dark alleys, mysterious… Continue reading

Movie Review: The Munsters

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One of my favorite TV shows growing up, and still today, was the Munsters. They were a family like in all of the other sitcoms of the era running in syndication at the… Continue reading

Retro Review: The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb

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One of the biggest controversies in the realm of archeology is the exploitation found by people from the West and taken to display in their homelands regardless of where the discoveries were made.… Continue reading