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Uncovering Curiosities: Andres Baiz’s THE HIDDEN FACE

The Hidden Face begins like most haunted house movies. A young couple move into a large country house and soon things start to go bump in the night. You’ve seen it all a million times before, but just as soon as you think that this Spanish [...]

November 26, 2020

Notebook Reviews: UNFORGIVEN

Clint Eastwood – 1992 Unforgiven is the culmination of Clint Eastwood‘s career as a western star. This gritty revisionist western features a wonderful cast giving great performances. Eastwood is his usual strong and silent type and [...]

November 26, 2020

It Doesn’t Matter If DIE HARD Is A Christmas Movie!

Every year the argument rages to decide whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie. Bruce Willis believes that it isn’t, but there are others who feel that John McTiernan’s film sits alongside the likes of It’s A Wonderful Life [...]

November 25, 2020

If Jesus Was A Sheriff And I Was The Priest…

If I Was the Priest was one of the songs that helped Bruce Springsteen score a record deal with CBS Records (now Columbia/Sony Records) back in 1972. It was in the set of the songs that Springsteen played for CBS record producer John Hammond during [...]

November 25, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Stuart W. Bedford’s GOOD TIDINGS

Good Tidings is a down and dirty low budget horror from director Stuart W. Bedford. This British has high aspirations, taking elements of classic horror movies like Halloween and Texas Chainsaw Massacre, John Carpenter’s classic siege movie [...]

November 23, 2020

Notebook Reviews: BRINGING OUT THE DEAD

Martin Scorsese – 1999 Martin Scorsese‘s Bringing Out The Dead is a bleak and grimy drama which can be difficult to watch at times. The cast do some great work with Nicolas Cage delivering under-the-radar performance and a stand-out [...]

November 23, 2020

The Great Opening Of HIGH NOON

With one of the greatest opening sequences in film history, Fred Zinneman’s High Noon kicks-off in an outstanding fashion and this 1952 film just gets better and better as it builds towards its climax. Zinnemann delivers one of the great [...]

November 22, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Kevin Greutert’s JACKALS

With an creepy opening ripped straight from John Carpenter’s Halloween (with a touch of Michael Mann’s Manhunter), Jackals gets off to a good start. This 2017 home invasion/siege movie gives you everything you could want from a genre film [...]

November 21, 2020

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