Category: Classic Film

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It’s almost hard to imagine that superhero movies were ever a novelty, or anything but leading box office contenders, but it happened.

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The AMC owned horror network Shudder continues to grow, giving horror hounds a variety of classics and new releases to check out.

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Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Before Pennywise, juggalos, or Rob Zombie movies, creepy clown culture planted it’s flag in our hearts with the timeless absurdity of Killer Klowns from Outer Space. It’s a movie that I don’t want...

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Enter the Dragon

When Enter The Dragon was released in 1973, it was not only an entirely groundbreaking action film, but it would set the template for countless martial arts films that followed it.

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The Hills Have Eyes

The debate about what films are classics always makes for a fun prompt in starting a usually fruitless but worthwhile debate about the merits of various works. People who love movies love to argue about...

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

In 1977, our movie aliens had, for the most part, settled into the realm of overblown camp. While there had been some great films, it was still mostly associated with painted cardboard boxes and laser...

Iron man
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Iron Man

The dust has settled, the dead have been buried, and the survivors have all been given new outfits. While we’ll barely get time to breath before the next Marvel installments start hitting theaters...

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Big Trouble in Little China

“Just remember what ol’ Jack Burton does when the earthquakes, and the poison arrows fall from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake. Yeah, Jack Burton just looks that big ol’ storm right...

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One of the many trademarks of the films by Werner Herzog is the way in which they emphasize emotional impact over all other concerns.  They are dreams and explainable feelings made manifest. ...

A Classic Film Review: The Departed
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The Departed

Martin Scorcese seems to have a knack for making films that are not just great, but reward the viewer with additional viewings.  This is something rooted in both his storytelling style and the...