Zombie movies: A beginner’s primer

Zombie Movies

George A. Romero started the zombie sub-genre with Night of the Living Dead (1968), a brilliant film built on a shoe-string, five-hundred-thousand dollar budget (which has received an incredible $30 million dollar gross worldwide). In Night, Romero introduces us to…

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Top 5 horror movies

A Nightmare on Elm Street

Some younger movie fans might want to get into these horror films but is clueless on where to start. There are so many out there and so many sub genres that it’s hard to know where to begin. There are…

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Amelie is actually a terrible movie

Amelie is Actually a Terrible Movie

Throughout the early millennium, college students and hipsters alike felt a strong affinity with the film Amelie. Despite the largely positive and eager excitement from most audience members, looking back at the movie now a viewer can see how heavy-handed…

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Golden Globe history and trivia

Golden Globe history and trivia

During World War II, a group of eight foreign journalists living in Los Angeles formed an organization which came to be known as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. It has since grown in numbers and prestige. The History of the…

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Patrick Swayze biography – impressive acting career

Patrick Swayze biography - impressive acting career

Patrick Swayze is a three time Golden Globe nominated actor who is best known for his leading man roles in Ghost and Dirty Dancing. His handsome looks, talent and charm have earned him the status of a pop culture icon.…

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Classic romantic movies about deception

Charade (1963)

Most of today’s romances focus on reality – being true to yourself, keeping it real, being genuine, and expressing what’s in your heart. Many earlier movies from the 1940s through 1960s found romance and intrigue in discovering the real people…

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Celebrity dogs Sandy, Pluto, Goofy and Snoopy

Atlanta Quarterback Michael Vick’s dog-fighting story generated a slew of newspaper cartoons, including some depicting him being tried by a jury of dogs. It was a reminder of America’s strong love affair with cartoon dogs, going all the way back…

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Top five classic animated Christmas movies

Classic Animated Christmas Movies

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a good holiday movie. Christmas is about traditions, and many have grown up with and enjoyed these timeless classics over the years. Now is the season to get nostalgic, so get cozy, grab some…

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10 worst movies of recent years


Rambo Stallone adds nothing new to the tough guy killer formula except an excess of gore in the disgusting Rambo. An hour is spent watching villagers brutally massacred followed by an hour of watching the “bad guys” brutally massacred. While…

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Memento – Best film of recent decades

Memento - Best film of recent decades

It has been a remarkable twenty years for movies, but Memento, directed by Christopher Nolan and debuting in the first year of this decade, is far and away the best film of this period. In a span that includes new…

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