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“RAW – Polarizing Film From French Director Julia Ducournau”

“Raw” is a disquieting movie to say the least. The rumors, however, of it causing many people to pass out while watching its premiere, on May 14, 2016, at the Cannes Film Festival, have, from all accounts, been exaggerated. There … Continue reading

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“Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural” (1973)

“Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural” takes place in the American south, during the prohibition era, (1920-1933). At the outset of the film the protagonist, virtuous teenager, Lila Lee, portrayed by Cheryl “Rainbeaux” Smith (Melvin and Howard), is for … Continue reading

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“The Norliss Tapes” (1973)

At the start of the television movie “The Norliss Tapes,” publishing editor, Sanford Evans, played by Emmy nominee Don Porter (Gidget), receives a phone call. Although it is a hectic Monday morning at the office, he takes the call, because … Continue reading

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“George Romero’s Martin – The Opposite Of Standard Vampire Cinema”

The title character ‘Martin,’ portrayed in a convincing manner by John Amplas, (Day of the Dead), in his film debut, has the appearance of someone no older than 20, but is actually an 84 year old vampire, or is he? … Continue reading

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“Death Note” (2017)

As a viewer, who had never read the highly regarded, Japanese manga series “Death Note” –  original title in Japanese, “Desu nôto” –  written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The only … Continue reading

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“Logan – A Sad, Albeit Excellent Cinematic End To An Iconic Character”

The year is 2029, a world once populated with mutants, is now a vastly different place. There are few mutants left, and those that are, have become, for all intents and purposes, shells of their former selves. According to information … Continue reading

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“Netflix Film – You Get Me – Quasi Fatal Attraction For Teens”

The opening narration of the film “You Get Me,” begins with the character Tyler (Taylor John Smith), a California teenager, talking about how “it’s crazy how one person can change your life.” The summer is winding down, and he is … Continue reading

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