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Throwback Thursday Review: “Inside” (2007)

There were a slew of good to great, French, horror films, in the first decade of this century. Films like “Martyrs”, “Haute Tension”, and “Trouble Every Day” all melted my brains, the first t...
 
8.3
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Hard Candy” (2005)

We’ve seen it before — the cat-and-mouse thriller — but never done quite as effectively as “Hard Candy”. The first feature film from director David Slade and screenwriter Brian Nelson, “Hard ...
 
7.8
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Rules of Attraction” (2002)

In 2002, my young, un-developed taste in movies meant that most of the comedies I enjoyed were of the “American Pie” variety. “Can’t Hardly Wait”, “Empire Records”, and “Dumb and ...
 
8.0

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “The Ghost and the Darkness” (1996)

  In 1896, a pair of man-eating, male lions terrorized construction crews, working on an African railroad, in Tsavo. Lt. Col. John Patterson, who was heading the bridge-building project for the railroad company, wrote his ...
 
7.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Harry and the Hendersons” (1987)

  In the 80s, it didn’t take a lot to make a hit family film. There were a few key elements: 1) A heavy dose of comedy (preferably of the silly/physical variety), 2) A dastardly villain to root against, and 3) A lot ...
 
7.5
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Can’t Hardly Wait” (1998)

There are very few movies that perfectly depict the decade they were made in, but if you want to watch one that will transport you back to how things were in the 90’s for anyone in Junior High or High school then “C...
 
7.0

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Empire Records” (1995)

Come with me, friends! Let us travel back to a time when bands like Better Than Ezra were cool, movie and record stores where the number one hangouts (and most coveted workplaces) for teenagers, and the only thing you needed fo...
 
7.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Road Trip” (2000)

  Back in 2000 (I feel so old saying that), a little movie called “Road Trip” was released. It starred a young, up-and-coming cast featuring Seann William Scott (hot off of his break out role in American Pie), ...
 
6.8
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Newsies” (1992)

  The year was 1992. I was eleven years old, and my favorite movies were the original “Star Wars” trilogy, “The Neverending Story”, and “Back to the Future”. Musicals were nowhere on my ...
 
7.3

 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Under Siege” (1992)

    I wasn’t allowed to watch many R rated movies, as a kid. Once in a while, my parents would fold and let me bask in the glow of an R rated feature, as long as they had already seen it. Their only criteria (mo...
 
7.0