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Walter Wanger’s Arabian Adventures

Walter Wanger’s Arabian Adventures

February 15, 2019 | By

Reviews of two Arabian adventure-romance mini-epics from producer Walter Wanger: The Adventures of Hajji Baba (1954) on Blu from Twilight Time + Arabian Nights (1942) from Universal.

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Stinkers of 2018: Mile 22 + Peppermint

Stinkers of 2018: Mile 22 + Peppermint

February 5, 2019 | By

Two of 2018’s action stinkers are reviewed this week: Peter Berg’s Mile 22 + Pierre Morel’s Peppermint.

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Sunshine (1973) + R.I.P. Nick Redman (1955-2019)

Sunshine (1973) + R.I.P. Nick Redman (1955-2019)

January 19, 2019 | By

Review of the touching docu-drama Sunshine (1973) + R.I.P. Twilight Time’s Nick Redman (1955-2019).

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Trick Films I: Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) + The Hateful Eight (2015)

Trick Films I: Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) + The Hateful Eight (2015)

January 11, 2019 | By

Reviews of Drew Goddard’s Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) + Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight (2015), films that converge towards tricky finales.

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Two Shades of the Flint, Michigan, Water Crisis: Fahrentheit 11/9 (2018) + Flint (2017)

Two Shades of the Flint, Michigan, Water Crisis: Fahrentheit 11/9 (2018) + Flint (2017)

January 7, 2019 | By

Reviews of two films ostensibly about the water Crisis in Flint, Michigan: Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018) from WHV + Bruce Beresford’s Flint (2017) from Sony.

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The Bandit, the Rogues, the Men, and the Sword of Sherwood Forest

The Bandit, the Rogues, the Men, and the Sword of Sherwood Forest

January 6, 2019 | By

Reviews of the Sherwood Forest series: Bandit of SH (1946), Rogues of SH (1950), Men of SH (1954), and Sword of SH (1960) on Blu from Twilight Time.

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The Rebirth of Dante Tomaselli’s Desecration (1999)

The Rebirth of Dante Tomaselli’s Desecration (1999)

December 8, 2018 | By

Review of Desecration (1999) on Blu from Code Red / KINO / Unobstructed View + an interview with writer-director-composer Dante Tomaselli.

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Suburban Tales VIII: No Down Payment (1957)

Suburban Tales VIII: No Down Payment (1957)

November 30, 2018 | By

In Suburban Tales VIII, I examine Martin Ritt’s film of John McPartland’s novel No Down Payment (1957), released on shiny Blu-ray by Twilight Time, plus some contemporary parallels…

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Even Killer Fish Movies Must Have Killer DNA: The Meg (2018)

Even Killer Fish Movies Must Have Killer DNA: The Meg (2018)

November 20, 2018 | By

Review of the latest 3D killer fish flick: THE MEG (2018) from Warner Bros. + quick thoughts on the ongoing Canada-wide postal strike.

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Djinn (2013): Tobe Hooper’s Supernatural Swill

Djinn (2013): Tobe Hooper’s Supernatural Swill

November 17, 2018 | By

Review of Tobe Hooper’s feature film swan song, the barely seen Djinn (2013), from Screen Media.

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