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Tag Archive: retro

Retro Review: ‘Poor Pretty Eddie’

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Like many other exploitation films of the grindhouse circuit this film was criticized upon its release for its depravity, violence, and horrific sexual elements. A reviewer for the University of Georgia’s student paper… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Walking Tall’

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Those hoping for a review of the polished mainstream action/comedy starring Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson which came out a few years are out of luck. Instead this is a review of gritty and… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Suspiria’

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Often times people assume when you are making a good movie, the first thing you need is a solid and well-crafted script. But on the rarest of occasions a gifted filmmaker can take… Continue reading

Retro Review – ‘Night of the Hunter’

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When acting legend Charles Laughton wanted to make the jump to the directors chair he knew from experience the importance of having a solid performer in front of the cameras. As such he… Continue reading

SNICK 25th Anniversary

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Those of us who grew up from the late 80’s through the 90’s have several elements of pop culture which give us a sort of shared memory. I would venture to say that… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Terminator 2: Judgement Day 3D’

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Director: James Cameron Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick, Edward Furlong Plot: A second Terminator is sent back in time to destroy John Conner before he can lead a rebellion against the… Continue reading

Top 10 TV Show Intros (Part V)

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  There’s something pure about how a TV show introduction is constructed, and yes, saying that does make me feel like an arty wanker. But there’s few other places that creative types can… Continue reading

Top 10 Humphrey Bogart Movies

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Hollywood icon Humphrey Bogart is an actor who has risen past being a great entertainer and has become a certified cultural icon. Even those who have never seen one of his movies recognize… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘White Heat’

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Moviegoers in the early days of gangster movies became familiar with seeing actors who were staples of the genre. Movie legends like; Humphrey Bogart, George Raft, Pat O’Brien, and Edward G. Robinson became… Continue reading

George A. Romero – The Best Movies

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The horror genre recently lost one of its true visionaries, filmmaker George A. Romero. Romero began his career with a black-and-white flick made on a minuscule budget pop culture forever. Throughout the decades… Continue reading