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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “Disco Godfather” (1979)

  Oh Lord above, it’s a Blaxploitation flick from 1979.  The flares are bigger, the bling is blingy-er, and the sweet ladies are sweeter than Sweet Momma Stringbean in Crow T. Robot’s seminal script for Chocolate Jones and the Temple … Continue reading

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MOVIE MINI-REVIEW: “Neither the Sea nor the Sand” (aka “The Exorcism of Hugh”, 1972)

This flick was made from the book of the same name written by Gordon Honeycombe, proving once again that everyone has a novel lurking in them (be it good or bad — The Twilight series is proof of this).  Anna … Continue reading

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DISASTROUS DOUBLE FEATURE: “Dr. X” (1932) / “Return of Dr. X” (1939)

In 1932, movies weren’t exactly, shall we say, under as many censorship rules as they are today.  There wasn’t a rating system, the Hayes Code wasn’t in effect yet, and so long as the flick didn’t show anything that you … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “Maniac” (1963)

Back before Hammer films discovered Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing to become various vampires, mad doctors, and Rasputin, they churned out a number of “thriller” movies in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s.  These movies tended to have a decent … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “Stepdad” (2009)

I apparently have reached another section of What in the World was I Thinking? in my Netflix queue.  I’m sure at one point I just dropped in anything that was on disc that was considered a British crime drama.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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TUES 12: What I learned from watching “Dr Mabuse: The Gambler” (1922)

1.  If you’re a master hypnotist, you might as well get your fingers into highly organized crime. 2.  A hypnotist worth his salt can hypnotize someone from another room. And right through the back of your head. 3.  The best … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “The Testament of Dr Mabuse” (1933)

The Testament of Dr. Mabuse was directed by Fritz Lang and co-written by Thea von Harbou, and was based on the character created by Norbert Jacques in the novel Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler.  This movie is a sequel of sorts to Fritz … Continue reading

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