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Movies Till Dawn: ‘Tis the Season – ’80s Creature Features for Christmas Edition

“The Thing” (1982, Shout Factory) In the frozen icescape of Antarctica, the staff of a remote research outpost discovers an alien craft and its inhabitant, which proves to be not only alive, but equipped with the distressing ability to form … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Character Actor Spotting in ’70s Crime Movies

“The Laughing Policeman” (1973, Kino Lorber) A gunman opens fire on a San Francisco transit bus, killing everyone aboard, including an undercover cop (Dave Costello) working an unsolved murder case involving a businessman (Albert Paulsen) accused of dispatching his wife. … Continue reading

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BD Review: The T.A.M.I. Show/ The Big T.N.T. Show

There’s no more natural double feature in the history of concert films than the pairing of these two beauties from 1964-65. The T.A.M.I. Show and The Big T.N.T. Show both follow the same format – get a huge number of … Continue reading

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AFI Tribute to Annette Bening and Premiere of “20th Century Woman”

The AFI Film festival’s “Tribute to Annette Bening” revolved around the gala premiere of “20th Century Woman” at Mann’s Chinese Theater on Wednesday, November 16th. Prior to the film, Annette Bening came onstage and briefly chatted about her life. Annette revealed that … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: More Digital Comfort Food (Postprandial Holiday Fare Edition)

“The Late Show” (1977, Warner Archives Collection) When aging private eye Art Carney’s partner (Howard Duff) turns up on his doorstep with a bullet in his chest, he decides to take up the shamus business again – despite his bad … Continue reading

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“Patriot’s Day” at AFI Film Festival

On Thursday, November 17,  AFI Film Festival’s Closing Gala and film premiere of “Patriot’s Day” took place at Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. “Patriot’s Day” is one of the best films that I have seen this year, with a stellar cast and … Continue reading

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‘Rules Don’t Apply’ Warren Beatty As Howard Hughes Brings Alive Old Hollywood

Warren Beatty has wanted to do this film for decades and he finally has. I have to say it was definitely worth the wait. ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ written and directed by Beatty is absolutely wonderful. The year is 1958. A … Continue reading

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‘Nocturnal Animals’ Tom Ford’s Visually Stunning Film Noir Thriller

‘Nocturnal Animals’ is a psychological thriller written and directed by Tom Ford. Ford has made only one other film a few years back, entitled ‘The Single Man’. He comes from the world of fashion, so it’s no wonder that both … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Digital Comfort Food for Post-Election Neuroses Edition

“My Bodyguard” (1980, Kino Lorber) Targeted by a bullying goon (Matt Dillon) at his new school, fifteen-year-old Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace) finds what he believes to be protection for hire in the hulking form of Ricky Lindemann (Adam Baldwin), whose … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Monster”

“The Monster,” directed by Bryan Bertino (“The Strangers”), is the odd, intense story of a mother and daughter who are attacked by a supernatural creature after their car stalls on a forest road at night. Kathy (Zoe Kazan) is a … Continue reading

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