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Godzilla: The Japanese Original – Review

With yet another American remake of Godzilla coming next month, there will be a whole new generation of American moviegoers who will miss the point of Godzilla entirely. The original Japanese version of the film wasn’t a monster movie for … Continue reading

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Monsters: The Complete Series – DVD Review

The 80′s were a time when horror anthology series were everywhere on television. Tales From The Crypt, Tales From The Darkside, Freddy’s Nightmares, plus a reboot of The Twilight Zone gave horror fans a nigh-endless stream of weird self-contained stories … Continue reading

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Raze – Review

Raze falls into that peculiar category of movies that are extremely violent, but also extremely boring. In it, a bunch of attractive young women are forced into a kill-or-be-killed competition along the lines of Hunger Games or Battle Royale. Raze … Continue reading

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From Up On Poppy Hill – DVD Review

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Fans of Studio Ghibli will be a little surprised by their latest feature From Up On Poppy Hill. This one doesn’t feature any flights of fancy or fairy-tale creatures like their previous movies. There are no wood spirits, giant magical cats … Continue reading

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Zombie Massacre – Review

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In 2011 Luca Boni and Marco Ristori made Eaters, an indie zombie movie that embodied many of the best aspects of independent horror film making. It gave viewers a blend of zombie holocaust and post-apocalypse and had some very original ideas to … Continue reading

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The World’s End – Review

A problem that horror movies have is that the characters need to stay in trouble throughout the story. Screen writers have a tough time finding plausible excuses for this, and often resort to forcing their characters make lots of stupid … Continue reading

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The Wolverine – Review

Forty years ago the Incredible Hulk was fighting bad guys in Canada, and someone at Marvel Comics figured that Canada should have their own superhero – just for such an emergency. In a strained effort to find something distinctly Canadian … Continue reading

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The Flashpoint Paradox

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Every few years DC Comics decides that they need to revamp their entire line of comics and they come up with some crazy excuse to reboot their continuity.  Usually this comes in the form of an Uber Bad Guy who … Continue reading

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Marvel Knights: Inhumans – Review

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Yes, The Avengers are all the rage these days.  But Marvel has other awesome super groups too, like the Fantastic Four and the X-Men.    Then there’s the Inhumans, a not-so-awesome third-string super team.  That is until they got an … Continue reading

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13 Eerie – Review

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13 Eerie is a low-budget monster movie that was filmed in an abandoned zoo just outside of Moose Jaw Saskatchewan.  Few films have such humble origins while also striving so earnestly to subvert the tropes of the zombie subgenre.  It … Continue reading

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