Batman: City of Scars

2010 Bat In The Sun Written and Directed by Aaron Schoenke Produced by Aaron and Sean Schoenke Based on characters created by Bob Kane Being a long time fan of “Star Trek” I’ve long thought that Paramount was really doing themselves a disservice in regards to the short films made by fans. There’s a tremendous […]

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Isle Of The Dead

1945 RKO RADIO PICTURES Directed by Mark Robson Produced by Val Lewton Written by Ardel Wray Those of you who are fans of horror movies are probably well acquainted with the career of Val Lewton. Even though he didn’t direct any of his horror movies, his unmistakable style permeates all of them. So much that […]

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That Man Bolt

1973 Universal Pictures Directed by David Lowell Rich/Henry Levin Produced by Bernard Schwartz/Philip Hazleton Written by Ranald MacDougall/Charles Eric Johnson Pam Grier is undisputably The Queen of The Blaxploitation Era but you will find some argument as to who was The King. But for me there is no argument. It’s Fred Williamson. There’s no way […]

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Vice Squad

1982 Embassy Pictures Directed by Gary Sherman Produced by Frank Capra, Jr./Brian Frankish/Frank Hildebrand/Sandy Howard/Robert Rehme Written by Sandy Howard/Robert Vincent O’Neill/Kenneth Peters/Gary Sherman Let’s be upfront about one thing right at the start of this review: there’s not a single thing original about the plot of VICE SQUAD. I’m willing to bet you that […]

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The Black Cat

1934 Universal Pictures Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer Produced by E.M. Asher Screenplay by Peter Ruric Story by Edgar G. Ulmer/Peter Ruric  You want to know how twisted 1934’s THE BLACK CAT is? Besides the Satanism cult, human sacrifice and necrophilia fetishism? Mollyfoggin’ Bela Lugosi is the hero of this movie. Seriously. When you’re a […]

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Rio Conchos

1964 20th Century Fox Directed by Gordon Douglas Produced by David Weisbart Screenplay by Joseph Landon and Clair Huffaker Based on the novel “Guns of Rio Conchos” written by Clair Huffaker Music by Jerry Goldsmith You tell me that there’s a movie or television show with Richard Boone in it and I’m watching it. Period. […]

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Lone Wolf McQuade

1983 Orion Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Directed by Steve Carver Produced by Yoram Ben-Ami/Steve Carver Written by H. Kaye Dyal/B.J. Nelson Music by Francesco De Masi In “Star Trek” there’s an alternative/parallel dimension called The Mirror Universe. If you’re a good guy in this universe, in The Mirror Universe you’re a bad guy and vice versa. I only […]

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