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Throwback Thursday Review: “Krull” (1983)

I have a shameful confession to make. Before today, I had never seen Krull. For someone who grew up obsessed with all things fantasy and sci-fi, it hurts to admit that I never watched one of the more widely celebrated films to ...
 
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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...
 
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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 ...
 
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31 Days of Horror: “Deadly Blessing” (1981)

  After the successes of “Last House on the Left” (1972) and “The Hills Have Eyes” (1977), it was clear that Wes Craven was on his way to becoming a maestro of the horror genre. In 1982, he would be...
 
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31 Days of Horror: “Nightmare Weekend” (1986)

  Ladies and gentlemen, we may have a winner! I don’t mean that in a good way. I mean it in a “This might be the worst movie ever made!” way. Over the decades, Troma has given us hundreds if not thousands...
 
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31 Days of Horror: “Pumpkinhead” (1988)

  “Keep away from Pumpkinhead, Unless you’re tired of living, His enemies are mostly dead, He’s mean and unforgiving, Laugh at him and you’re undone, But in some dreadful fashion, Vengeance he consi...
 
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31 Days of Horror: “Breeders” (1986)

  You know those movies, that are so bad, so ridiculous, so WTF?! that it seems like the only reason, for their existence, is to be featured on MST3K? Well… there were a lot of those, in the 80s. Hundreds, if not tho...
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Spellbinder” (1988)

Top critic Heather Wixson (Daily Dead) recently went on the F! This Movie podcast, and talked about how she missed the good ol’ days of original content, specifically in the horror genre. With about 90% of the movies, tha...
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “The Neverending Story” Trilogy (Part 1: 1984, Part 2: 1990, Part 3: 1994)

That’s right, ladies and gents! I spent my entire day today, watching all three of the “Neverending Story” movies, and now I am here to give you my thoughts and feelings. As I have never done a review on an en...
 
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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 ...
 
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