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Remembering Sam Raimi’s CRIMEWAVE

Long before Doctor Strange and Spider-Man, Sam Raimi followed-up the success of 1981’s The Evil Dead with Crimewave. Co-written by Raimi along with Joel and Ethan Coen, the 1985 release mixes slapstick, noir and horror to deliver a film which [...]

May 3, 2022

Michael Keaton’s Best Performances

The mighty Michael Keaton was born Michael John Douglas on born September 5, 1951. The performer had to change his surname to Keaton because there were two other actors registered at the Screen Actors Guild with that name. Throughout his [...]

September 5, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Sam Raimi’s EVIL DEAD II

Director Sam Raimi’s 1987 film, Evil Dead 2 is a rollercoaster of cinematic energy. It’s a live action Looney Tunes adventure, a balls-out crazy physical comedy extravaganza which just happens to be a horror sequel.  Raimi’s follow-up to [...]

August 14, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Jon Watts’ COP CAR

Cop Car is the quirky 2015 crime drama that managed to gets its director Jon Watts the gig directing on Spider-Man: Homecoming reboot. It’s an assured little film that follows two boys who steal a patrol car from Kevin Bacon’s corrupt Sheriff. [...]

June 3, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Brendan Muldowney’s PILGRIMAGE

Spider-Man star Tom Holland takes the lead in Pilgrimage, a medieval Irish thriller that sees a group of monks protecting an ancient holy relic against heathens and those who want to use it as a source of political power. Pilgrimage is an engaging [...]

January 17, 2021

Oscars 2019: The Winners At The 91st Academy Awards

In the end there were no real surprises at the 91st Academy Awards – only disappointments. The awards were pretty much spread evenly across all the likely candidates, but there will be gripes, complaints and arguments about nearly all winners [...]

February 25, 2019

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