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The golden age of horror in film industry

The golden age of horror in film industry

In a genre filled with big budget remakes and recycled story lines, fans of the horror genre are longing for a taste of the past. As the movie business attempts to stay on the cutting edge of technology, many horror…

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Best Horror Films Ever – Nosferatu

Nosferatu

Horror movie Nosferatu One of the staple monsters over the years in horror films has been the dark, brooding menace of the vampire. Eastern folklore and in particular Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula has spawned countless films which use the blood-sucking…

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Must-see classic horror films

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1921) A traveling magician (Werner Krauss) and his creepy brainwashed assistant (Conrad Veidt) accurately predict the deaths of people in towns they visit. Director: Robert Wiene Additional Information: Silent; Black and White. David Lee Fisher…

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Documentary movie review: Joni Mitchell – Woman of Heart and Mind

Documentary movie review: Joni Mitchell – Woman of Heart and Mind

Stephanie Bennett directed this beautiful portrait of the incredible poet and singer, Joni Mitchell, a “true poet,” the voice of an era. Using more than just her performances, the director has woven a true tale that reveals a human life…

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Movie review: Despicable Me is despicably funny

Despicable Me

Gru, voiced by Steve Carrel, is no ordinary super villain. He is that quintessential creature who wants to be bad but discovers his latent goodness deep inside. In these types of situations his goodness can usually be found in his…

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Movie review – Sherlock Holmes faces Death

Sherlock Holmes faces Death

In 1940 Universal Studios bought the rights to Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories and cast Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as his loyal companion, Dr. Watson. The first three movies in the series, made early in World War…

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Film Noir – The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

Film Noir

The film features a vintage performance by Barbara Stanwyck in the title role, a small-town girl whose impulsive, murderous rage toward a nasty old aunt catapults her to a life of wealth, ambition and power but one devoid of joy…

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Flashback documentary – Who Was Jesus?

documentary

The Discovery channel feature documentary Who Was Jesus? Set out to trace the scientific evidence for the real life of a man that would be heralded by his followers and future Christians as the son of God. This article provides…

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Alfred Hitchcock Films Not Nominated for Best Picture

Alfred Hitchcock Films

Hitchcock’s first American movie, Rebecca, did win the best picture Oscar in 1941, and it is a good story, but it’s not in the AFI top 100 American films. Four other Hitchcock works are. Rear Window (1954). The ultimate voyeur…

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Classic film review – Martin Scorsese’s controversial 1976 film, Taxi Driver

1976 film Taxi Driver

Before the collaboration between Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, there was Scorsese and Robert De Niro. Amongst critics Taxi Driver has been described as the director’s best work to date; an American perspective of urban degradation and isolation. Vietnam veteran…

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