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Alfred Hitchcock’s Downhill (1927): ironic title?

Silent movies were the norm up until Al Jolson’s The Jazz Singer. People went to the cinema not expecting to hear the on-screen characters talk at all. In order to compensate for the lack of dialogue, the director can try … Continue reading

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10 Obscure Sci-Fi Films Worth Seeking Out | Goliath | Page 5

I liked this list. I’ve seen some of these already, and others are in my ever-growing Netflix queue. But a couple sounded intriguing, so I’ve added them: Quintet, starring Paul Newman and directed by Robert Altman, and Alphaville, from Godard … Continue reading

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Negative ‘Suicide Squad’ Reviews Prompt Response By David Ayer And A Fan Petition ~ Punch Drunk Critics

On the one hand, I can see the issue here. Big-name critic like, I dunno, Rex Reed or Gene Shalit (if they’re still alive) or Richard Corliss (who is not) pens unhappy critique of a movie, and lesser-known critics say … Continue reading

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Princess Mononoke – it’s not a name, it’s a description

Hayao Miyazaki, the animation legend who brought to you such awesome films as Howl’s Moving Castle, Spirited Away, and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, strikes again with this eco-friendly tale about the struggle between man, animal, and god … Continue reading

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For a Few Dollars More…. we’ll kick in a free poncho

Sergio Leone’s For a Few Dollars More (1965, ***1/2) is, in theory, a sequel to A Fistful of Dollars, which was itself a big hit for the man and the studio. The bad news is that it’s a sequel mostly … Continue reading

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