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The Death of a Bully: Blockbuster Canada

The Death of a Bully: Blockbuster Canada

March 22, 2021 | By

Review of Taylor Morden’s THE LAST BLOCKBUSTER (2020) from Passion River on Blu + seeing the behemoth wither, self-flagellate, and die from the Canadian side.

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BR: Last Blockbuster, The (2020)

BR: Last Blockbuster, The (2020)

March 22, 2021 | By

There’s a tall tale in how a video rental chain that peaked in 2004 with over 9,000 locations and 84,000 staffers globally now exists as one store in Bend, Oregon, run by a family and loyal staffers…

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Rebel Without Much of a Plot: Laserblast (1978)

Rebel Without Much of a Plot: Laserblast (1978)

February 26, 2021 | By

Review of LASERBLAST (1978), Charles Band’s eccentric sci-fi production, starring Kim Milford, Cheryl Smith, and a powerful alien pineapple!

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DVD: Laserblast (1978)

DVD: Laserblast (1978)

February 26, 2021 | By

The production of Laserblast in 1978 seems to be the net result of good timing which enabled a slight idea to quickly blossom into a full-fledged movie, but with a tight budget and a semi-coherent script…

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Alain Jessua’s Shock Treatment (1973)

Alain Jessua’s Shock Treatment (1973)

February 17, 2021 | By

Review of Severin’s lovely Blu-ray of Alain Jessua’s SHOCK TREATMENT / TRAITEMENT DE CHOC (1973), starring Alain Delon and Annie Girardot.

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