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Notebook Reviews: BOWFINGER

Frank Oz – 1999 Bowfinger is a spot-on Hollywood satire with shades of Tim Burton’s Ed Wood. Steve Martin is great as the failing filmmaker and he’s well served by the biting script. Frank Oz‘s film borders on parody but it [...]

October 6, 2020

The Remake You’ve Always Wanted: PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE

Ed Wood’s Plan 9 From Outer Space is often cited as the worst film ever made. We all know that’s not true and the film’s kitsch charm makes us want to believe that it’s bad, but deep down we know it’s really quite good in an old fashioned [...]

January 3, 2015

DVD Review: DEVIL GIRL FROM MARS Is A 1950s B-Movie

There’s something incredibly heart-warming about old science fiction movies. An earnestness runs through them; they’re played so po-faced and so straight that you’d almost believe you were watching something of real nutritional cinematic [...]

June 13, 2013

ED WOOD – Tim Burton At His Best

Tim Burton will never top Ed Wood. It’s a fact, case closed. The passionate biopic of the infamous B-movie director and his relationship with Bela Lugosi has parallels with Burton’s own relationship with Vincent Price. Burton brings an [...]

June 11, 2012

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