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Throwback Thursday Review: “When a Stranger Calls” (1979)

Back in 2014, I had the pleasure of meeting, and chatting with, Fred Walton. I knew him as the director of a couple of all time horror classics, but what I didn’t know was that he lived a quiet, coffee-centered existence ...
 
7.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking” (1988)

  If you grew up in the 80s, chances are you rented a lot of movies. The decade was chock full of great kid/family flicks that had me and my friends scanning the walls of the local Blockbuster Video, every weekend, for som...
 
5.8
 
 
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Throwback Thursday: “The Indian In the Cupboard” (1995)

There are movies that, no matter how strong of an argument you have, I will never admit are actually terrible. Why? Because I watched them as an impressionable kid and they hold a special place in my heart. When I saw a list th...
 
4.8

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation” Is Pure, 90s Animated fun

  The 90s were absolutely packed with quality, afternoon cartoons. Not a day went by, without my brothers and I coming home from school, grabbing a snack, and flipping on the TV to watch one of the many hilarious adventure...
 
8.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Predator” (1987)

  When I think of 80s movies, I think mostly of three genres: horror, action, and sci-fi. These three genres dominated the decade of excess with an over-the-top amount of violence, blood, and larger than life characters an...
 
7.5
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Die Hard” (1988)

  At a time when big blockbuster action movies were exploding onto the big screen faster than machine-gun fire, “Die Hard” emerged as one of the very best of its kind. It was a huge success both critically and ...
 
8.5

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Silent Night, Deadly Night” (1984)

  I love movie lists, and naturally, my favorite of these tend to arise from my genre of choice, Horror. Recently I happened upon a list in which Horror movie expert Mark H Harris offered up his opinions regarding the top ...
 
6.3
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946)

  There is not a whole lot I can say, about Frank Capra’s timeless classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, that hasn’t been said a hundred or so times before. Odds are most of you, like me, grew up w...
 
8.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Swamp Thing” (1982)

  “Swamp Thing” is a strange beast indeed. It was originally marketed as a horror / sci- fi feature, which is understandable, given that it was written and directed by Wes Craven. Yes, the same Wes Craven that ...
 
5.8

 
 
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31 Days of Horror: “Lawnmower Man” (1992)

Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) is a powerful tool that moviemakers have been wielding for quite some time now, and It has come a long way since its humble beginnings back in the early 1980’s. From “Tron,” to...
 
4.8