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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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“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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“From Dusk Till Dawn – The Series”

The series “From Dusk Till Dawn,” does initially follow the plot of the cult classic film, directed by Robert Rodriguez (Sin City), and written by Academy Award and Golden Globe winner, Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), based on a story by … Continue reading

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“The Crate Segment of Romero and King’s Creepshow”

Several months ago, I had the pleasure of catching up with a good friend from my childhood – – someone with whom I grew up in Long Island, New York. He was in South Florida, in a neighboring town, visiting … Continue reading

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“The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

Having never read the best selling, young-adult novel, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” written by Stephen Chbosky, I didn’t know what to expect when I sat down to watch the movie. In fact, all I did know was that … Continue reading

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“From Dusk Till Dawn”

During the first part of the entertaining, and genre shifting, 108 minute, Robert Rodriguez (Machete) directed film, “From Dusk Till Dawn,” a viewer would think they would be in for a gritty, action and crime drama movie. At the heart … Continue reading

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