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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
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Freddy vs. Jason” (2003)

  In 1993, horror fans were given one hell of a surprise ending to “Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday”. The glove of Freddy Krueger coming out of the dirt, and dragging Jason’s mask down into the flame...
 
6.0

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Needful Things” (1993)

Stephen King is a fantastic author, and to refer to him otherwise would be doing him a great disservice. After all, how can we not admire the man who’s creative efforts have inspired such marvelous films as “The Sha...
 
6.5
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Obsession” (1976)

Trivia Question: What do the following movies all have in common? (in no particular order) “Taxi Driver”, “Rocky”, “The Omen”, “King Kong”, “The Outlaw Josey Wales”, &...
 
7.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Killer Klowns From Outer Space” (1988)

  “Killer Klowns from Outer Space” is the low budget brainchild of brothers Stephen and Charles Chiodo, and it is every bit as ridiculous as the title suggests. Colorful set pieces and elaborate clown outfits c...
 
6.5

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Bad Girls” (1994)

Westerns were all the rage, for a while, in the 90s. They came in all shapes and sizes. There were the good (“Tombstone”, “Unforgiven”) the bad (“Wild, Wild West”, “Posse”) and th...
 
4.5