Dick Tracy

1990 Directed and Produced by Warren Beatty Written by Jim Cash and Jack Epps, Jr. Based on the characters and comic strip created by Chester Gould I’m reminded of a conversation my wife Patricia and I had some years back. Before I stopped being cheap and simply bought DVDs I would burn movies from my […]

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Full Clip

2004 Lions Gate Films Directed by mink Produced by Happy Walters and Scott Nemus Written by Kantz Usually when looking through the $5 bin at Wal-Mart or Target or browsing through Netflix looking for something good, I steer clear of urban action movies starring rappers.  Why?  Well, because most of them aren’t good. I’ve seen […]

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Bucktown

1975 MGM/UA Home Entertainment Directed by Arthur Marks Written by Bob Ellison Produced by Bernard Schwartz Whenever Blaxplotation fans get together and start discussing their favorite movies of the genre, I guarantee that BUCKTOWN is in the top ten, if not the top five. And with good reason. It stars three icons of the Blaxploitation […]

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Sunshine

2007 Fox Searchlight Pictures Directed by Danny Boyle Produced by Andrew MacDonald Written by Alex Garland My wife Patricia got turned onto Danny Boyle when she insisted on seeing “28 Days Later” when we were on vacation in Florida.  She loved the movie, mainly because she’s a big fan of Doomsday Movies anyway.  Give her […]

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And Soon The Darkness (2010)

2010 Studio Canal/Anchor Bay Entertainment Directed by Marcos Efron Produced by Chris Clark, Lizzie Friedman, Karen Lauder and Deborah Marcus Screenplay by Jennifer Derwingson and Marcos Efron Based on the 1970 motion picture “And Soon The Darkness” In the first thirty seconds of the 2010 remake of AND SOON THE DARKNESS we see a bound, […]

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And Soon The Darkness (1970)

1970 EMI Films Directed by Robert Fuest Produced by Albert Fennell and Brian Clements Written by Brain Clements and Terry Nation AND SOON THE DARKNESS is regarded as a minor cult classic of 70’s British horror movies and now, after finally seeing it for myself I can see why.  It’s a neat, effective little horror/suspense […]

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Better In The Dark #133

  Episode 133: THE SAGA OF KING MUTTONCHOP AND THE GREAT STONE-OFF–THE MILLEAU TRILOGY The Boys Outta Brooklyn finally pay off on a long-standing bet with The Gentlemen’s Guide To Midnight Movies by diving into the wild, twisty rapids of Eurocrime! Join Tom and Derrick as they cover this seminal trio of films by Fernando […]

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