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Top 5 prom night movies

Top 5 prom night movies

Prom – the quintessential scene in every high school movie. As one of the defining moments of American adolescence, why shouldn’t it be? Pre-prom decisions can be stressful: what to wear? Who to go with? What kind of limo to…

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What makes Werner Herzog a great filmmaker

What makes Werner Herzog a great filmmaker

Werner Herzog is a legend for many reasons. There’s the films, of course – a varied and numerous collection – but there’s also the stories behind the films. Like how Herzog threatened to shoot Klaus Kinski if he dared walk…

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The real magic of a Disney movie

The real magic of a Disney movie

From 1928 Disney has been bringing the world magic to cinema and television screens across the globe. Walt Disney introduced the public to the first princess in 1937, when the film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was brought to…

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Movie Review – Ramona and Beezus

Movie Review - Ramona and Beezus

Using the word “inoffensive” to describe a piece of art is damning with faint praise, but that’s the best way to describe Walden Media/20th Century Fox’s Ramona and Beezus. Very loosely based on Beverly Cleary’s award-winning children’s book Beezus and…

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Movie Review: I Am Number Four, a teenage sc-fi

Movie Review: I Am Number Four, a teenage sc-fi

I Am Number Four, originally a teenage science fiction novel, tells the story of John Smith, a.k.a. Number Four (Alex Pettyfer – Stormbreaker, Beastly), a superpowered, human-in-appearance alien being hunted by another, more evil race of skinheaded and tattoed alien…

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Popular Zombie Horror Movies, Black Magic Flicks

Popular Zombie Horror Movies, Black Magic Flicks

Zombies have been made popular in movies and music videos, most notably, Michael Jackson’s Thriller video. They are walking dead people in ragged clothes, with a blank look and hanging rotting flesh, that like to eat human brains. What are…

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Classic winter movies make great holiday gifts

Classic winter movies make great holiday gifts

This holiday season, it’s nice to find economical and personalized gifts for family and friends. With gas prices high, and time of the essence, giving the gift of a timeless, family-friendly movie is always a treat. Here are three films…

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Movie review: An American Werewolf In London (1981)

Movie review: An American Werewolf In London (1981)

An American Werewolf In London– John Landis didn’t direct many films. However, the films that Landis did direct (minus a few missteps here and there) are classic. From Blues Brothers to Animal House, there’s no doubt that Landis can handle…

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Unusual romance movies of all time

Eagle Vs Shark movie

These films are unusual love movies – they tell the story of the awkward, the dysfunctional and the unusual. Eagle Vs Shark New Zealand film Eagle Vs Shark is the story of Lily, a cashier at a fast food restaurant,…

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Flashback: British Cinema of the 1930s

Flashback: British Cinema of the 1930s

Yet during this decade there was an emergence of some of the most interesting and popular British films with the cinema-going public, offering an insight into the society and culture of this period in British history. The introduction of the…

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