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Back to Basics—Universal Horror

The days are growing shorter, there’s a chill in the air and the store shelves are filling with costumes and candy. This can mean only one thing: Halloween is near. This year, all the cool kids will be parading around in their Avatar, Iron Man 2 and Prince of Persia costumes, and that’s fine. To [...]

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Netflix Continues (Movie) World Domination

The herd mentality is alive and well in Hollywood, as demonstrated by the recent news that Netflix continues in its bid to hijack new releases. As I noted in January, Netflix made a deal with Warner Brothers to implement a 28-day shipping delay for new WB releases in exchange for better prices and increased access [...]

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Friday Quickie—Forbidden Planet

So, how great is this movie? Forbidden Planet, made in 1956 and directed by Fred M. Wilcox, is still one of the best sci-fi flicks around. But why is it so great? Maybe it’s the wonderful futuristic set design or the little micro-mini skirt that the forward-thinking, hotsie-totsie Anne Francis runs around in (almost 15 [...]

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