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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Captain America: Civil War

2016 Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studios Directed by Anthony Russo & Joe Russo Produced by Kevin Feige Screenplay by Christopher Markus/Stephen McFeely Based on “Captain America” created by Jack Kirby & Joe Simon If you had asked me a couple of days ago what my favorite Marvel movie is, I’d have said with no hesitation at […]

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Freddy Vs. Jason

2003 New Line Cinema/Crystal Lake Entertainment Directed by Ronny Yu Produced by Sean S. Cunningham/Robert Shaye Written by Damian Shannon/Mark Swift Based on characters created by Wes Craven & Victor Miller It’s not supposed to be so much daggone fun to watch people getting killed in the most graphic and horrendous ways imaginable. It’s not […]

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The Purge: Anarchy

2014 Universal Pictures Written and Directed by James DeMonaco Produced by Jason Blum, Andrew Form, Bradley Fuller, Sebastien Lemercier and Michael Bay In the interest of full disclosure I should be upfront and say that I had no interest at all in seeing THE PURGE: ANARCHY. I had seen “The Purge” at home about two […]

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Danger Word

2013 Dark Dream Productions/Little Light Productions Directed by Luchina Fisher Produced by Zainab Ali Co-Produced by Allo Greer and Alma Greerr Executive Producers: Steven Barnes, Tananarive Due and Luchina Fisher Written by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due based on their short story “Danger Word” It kind of tickles me to no end that back in […]

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