Monthly Archives: October 2020

“Poltergeist” (1982)

The film “Poltergeist” centers on the Freeling family: The family is comprised of the father Steven, portrayed by Emmy winner and four time Golden Globe nominee Craig T. Nelson (Coach); the mother Diane, played by Oscar nominee JoBeth Williams (Our … Continue reading

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“One Dark Night”

In the film “One Dark Night,” Carol (Robin Evans), Kitty (Leslie Speights), and Leslie (Elizabeth Daily) are three members of a high school clique known as the Sisters. Oscar  nominee and Golden Globe winner Meg Tilly (Agnes of God) portrays … Continue reading

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“Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood”

When “Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood” premiered in May of 1988, what was presented to movie audiences and what was originally planned were two different films. The movie was supposed to feature the first onscreen battle between … Continue reading

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“Urban Legend”

Upon its release “Urban Legend” was panned by critics as a cheap knock off of “Scream” and although it more than made its money back in terms of its budget, it was also not highly regarded by audiences. The numbers, … Continue reading

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“Halloween II” (1981)

“Halloween II” begins with the ending footage from the 1978 classic “Halloween.” Laurie Strode, portrayed by two time Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis (True Lies), has managed to survive a hellacious ordeal. Thanks to her own fighting spirit and … Continue reading

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The Host (2006)

“The Host” begins in the year 2000, in South Korea. A pathologist (Scott Wilson) instructs his assistant (Brian Rhee) to dump bottles of formaldehyde into the Han River. The assistant protests, but the doctor is insistent. Initially it looked as … Continue reading

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“Gargoyles”

 “Gargoyles” begins with a voice over narration by prolific voice actor Vic Perrin, who, during his career, used his talents in over one hundred and fifty television episodes and films. The narration explains, in part, that once every six hundred … Continue reading

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“Fade to Black”

In the film “Fade to Black,” BAFTA winner Dennis Christopher (Breaking Away) portrays Eric Binford. He is seemingly obsessed with film, and has an abiding love for three time Golden Globe winner Marilyn Monroe (The Prince and the Showgirl). Eric … Continue reading

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“Jaws By Peter Benchley”

“Sharks have everything a scientist dreams of. They’re beautiful―How beautiful they are! They’re like an impossibly perfect piece of machinery. They’re as graceful as any bird. They’re as mysterious as any animal on earth. No one knows for sure how … Continue reading

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“The Night Strangler” (1973)

“The X-Files came about as a result of my love as a kid of two movies on television: The Night Stalker and The Night Strangler, which we’re fantastic and scary and had left a really big impression on me.”                                                                    … Continue reading

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