Category Archives: Movies

“Wonder Woman”

All Star Comics # 8, published in October, 1941, marked the debut of the character, Wonder Woman; three months later, in January, 1942, Sensation Comics # 1, was the first to put the superhero on a comic book cover. The … Continue reading

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“They Call Us Monsters”

The question at the center of the thought provoking documentary film, “They Call Us Monsters,” is whether or not violent juvenile offenders, between the ages of fourteen and seventeen, should be given life in prison without the possibility of parole. … Continue reading

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“Silver Bullet”

The opening narration of the film “Silver Bullet,“ voiced by two-time Emmy nominee, Tovah Feldshuh (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), informs the viewer that in 1976, during the last full moon before school let out for summer vacation, something sinister happened. An evil … Continue reading

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“Fast Times at Ridgemont High”

“Fast Times at Ridgemont High” doesn’t begin in a classroom, or on the first day of school for that matter, but instead at the Ridgemont Shopping Mall. The song “We Got The Beat” by the “The Go-Go’s” plays as the … Continue reading

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“The Discovery – A Netflix Original Film That Underwhelms”

Dr. Thomas Harbor, portrayed by Oscar winner, Robert Redford (Ordinary People), has scientifically proven that an afterlife exists. He has discovered, that upon death, sub-atomic brain activity is present, and that it leaves the body. His next quest is to … Continue reading

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“George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead”

Zombies have become ubiquitous in just about every medium of our popular culture. In Italy, on September 2, 1978,  when “Dawn of the Dead” first premiered, however, the massive hordes of decaying undead weren’t nearly as omnipresent. The movie is … Continue reading

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“Get Out”

The catalyst for the clever, suspenseful, and unsettling film “Get Out,” begins with an ordinary situation that doesn’t take long to escalate into something ominous. The camera focuses in on a man who is talking on his cell phone about … Continue reading

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