Tag Archives: Holidays

The Writer Who Would be a Filmmaker

This Saturday Matinee post is a break from the usual. Instead of the standard B-grade movie with subtitles, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite Weekend Challenge videos of 2017. This passes as my attempt at minor-league filmmaking! … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Turkey!

Since it’s Thanksgiving, I figured I’d keep this post short and sweet! 🙂 Thanksgiving is a great time to indulge, not only in food, but in watching your favorite films. So … in the spirit of the holiday, here are … Continue reading

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The Saturday Matinee: Fourth of July Special

Did you know that the film Charade is in the public domain? Amazing, but true! According to Wikipedia, the movie was released with an invalid copyright notice and, as a result, immediately became part of the public domain. Just goes … Continue reading

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The Memorial Day Edition of the Saturday Matinee

Yep, you’re reading that right. The Saturday Matinee was moved to Monday, May 29, i.e., the Memorial Day holiday! Actually, I had planned to post this on Sunday, but had plow through millions thousands hundreds of emails, because I’ve been offline … Continue reading

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Five Minutes to Live — Part Three

Once again, it’s time for The Saturday Matinee! This week’s B-movie disaster feature is Part Three of a movie with the highly unexpected unusual appearance by Johnny Cash! It’s called Five Minutes to Live! I’ll give you five seconds to decide how … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

This blog will take a break to celebrate the new year! However, in recognition of the many new year’s movies worth watching, here are some awesome videos! 🙂 200 Cigarettes Boogie Nights Not the happiest movies, so it’s imperative that … Continue reading

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The Grand Holiday Revue (Part Three)

And now, in the final part of this year’s grand holiday film revue, here are two more movies that come under the heading of Christmas flicks. Beware, My Lovely (1952) This film definitely isn’t your standard holiday fare. In fact, … Continue reading

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The Final Part of The Spiritualist!

Well, I’m sure you’ll be relieved thankful glad to heat that The Spiritualist is wrapping up today! 🙂 So … here you. The final part of The Spiritualist! 🙂 And, in the spirit of the holidays, here’s the Monster Movie Night … Continue reading

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The Grand Holiday Revue (Part Two)

Die Hard (1988) Yes, this Bruce Willis extravaganza of explosions is considered a Christmas movie. Bruce plays John McClane, the lean, mean fighting version of Santa Claus, delivering justice to the occupants of an office building where Hans Gruber (played … Continue reading

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The Grand Holiday Revue (Part One)

Well, it’s almost Christmas, which means it’s time to trot out a few old favorites holiday films. So grab an eggnog (don’t skimp on the rum!) and get ready for a grand revue of holiday film favorites. White Christmas (1954) … Continue reading

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