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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: Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)

  If you lived through the Michael Eisner years of Disney and survived with your love of animated Disney flicks intact without becoming completely jaded and losing your fairy dust altogether, then you should give this documentary a look. Using … Continue reading

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“The Snorkel” (1958)

The Snorkel is another early Hammer film of the thriller variety, starring Peter van Eyck as Paul Decker.  Much like a Columbo episode, we learn that Pete is the murderer first thing.  His method is clever:  he murders his wife by … Continue reading

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“Ivan the Terrible, Part II” (1945, released in 1958)

Well, I tell you what, it’s a good thing that this part of the movie recaps the first one in a “last time, on Ivan the Terrible …” style.  After all, it wasn’t actually released to the public until 1958, … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “Daughters of Darkness” (1970)

Daughters of Darkness is a multi-country co-production — like most European films of the early 1970’s — and was directed by Harry Kumel, who went on to direct only one more film.  In France and Belgium the movie was titled … Continue reading

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Kids Who Kill, part 2: The Second One

Some time ago I wrote a lengthy entry about Kids Who Kill in the movies.  I have a love-hate relationship with children.  I don’t have any of my own besides the Hubster and the furchildren. I like other people’s kids … Continue reading

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