Monthly Archives: September 2018

Werewolf of London (A Bad Movie Review) — Part One

In what may or may not have started a great tradition, I’m going to mix in some more bad movie reviews along with the captioned serialized B-movies. So, let’s get to it, shall we? 🙂 Are you ready for the … Continue reading

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‘Smash-Up’ — Part Seven (The Last Part)

It’s with great relief a heavy heart my duty to announce that this will be the last part of the movie Smash-Up. All I can say is, it’s been real weird. So, without further ado, etc., here’s the final insult … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Wind River’ (2017)

I’ve been wanting to see this movie ever since its release. The fact that it’s a Western (neo-Western, if you want to get technical) and a mystery involving Native American versus federal jurisdiction intrigued me. And I’d heard such great … Continue reading

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TELLING STORIES WITH STYLE: THE TROPES OF TARANTINO

Originally posted on The Cinema Fix presents::
TELLING STORIES WITH STYLE: THE TROPES OF TARANTINO **CONTAINS MOVIE SPOILERS** Quentin Tarantino is a powerhouse of cinema. He has proved consistently, since his debut film Reservoir Dogs (1992) right up to his…

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Part Six of ‘Smash-Up’

Only two more parts to go in this tedious puzzling unique film that’s kind of like A Star is Born crossed with Not Without My Daughter, except not really. 🙂 Anyway, here’s Part Six!

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My Review of ‘The Locket’ (1946)

This movie puts the definite lie to the notion that screenwriters shouldn’t use flashbacks to tell stories. The Locket is notable for its multiple and multi-layered flashback scenes. The story opens with a woman named Nancy (played by Laraine Day) … Continue reading

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Part Five of ‘Smash-Up’

Hello! Here it is again. Another part of this most dramatic musical interesting film noir/drama. With a weird feminist subtext, no less! 🙂 And, on that note, let’s get on with the show!

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