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Stacey Nelkin in Season of the Witch

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

I just wrote a post for my Horror Examiner archive on Halloween 3, the film everyone hated because Michael Myers wasn’t in it, and was watching the movie again for reference. My post explains why I actually like the film, feel free to read it here. But when watching the movie I keep coming back […]

Beastmaster – That Musclebound Dr. Dolittle

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Chaz ¬†Wood writes…a personal view. I do remember seeing The Beastmaster (hereafter referred to simply as BM) as a young teenager but could remember absolutely nothing about it, apart from a scene where the lead actress crawled around wearing not very much. So coming back to it 20 years later, I was expecting wobbly sets, […]

Outland (1981) — Sci-Fi Sean Connery

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

‘Outland’ is one of those movies that you probably remember seeing on late-night TV as a kid (I know I did, several times) but had probably forgotten about over the years, in the wake of increasingly hi-tech science fiction cinema. Despite being nearly 30 years old, the film still has a lot to offer. The […]

Old Man Marley Lied to Kevin in Home Alone

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

In Home Alone Kevin is told by Buzz that the old man next door is a psycho killer. His name is Old Man Marley. In the ending of Home Alone we’re supposed to believe Old Man Marley is a gentle soul reuniting with his son and Kevin had nothing to fear. It turns out it’s […]

Before the Internet, There was Pump Up The Volume

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

I’ve watched Pump Up the Volume several times after it was released to home video. It obviously affected me more as a young person than it does now because I see through a lot of the teenage angst bullshit that it depicts. However, as a film about a kid who runs a pirate radio station […]

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