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Movies Till Dawn: All Night All-American ‘70s Crime Wave

12 a.m. – “Dillinger” – Action (1973, Arrow Video) Writer-direction John Milius’ penchant for storytelling on a semi-mythical level makes him the ideal choice to helm this revisionist take on Depression Era gangster John Dillinger for American International Pictures. As … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Mayhem, Week 3 – Wilder, Wilder, Faster, Faster!

Midnight – “Comin’ At Ya!” – Action/Adventure (1981, MVD) Everything you need to know about this low-budget Western is spelled out in its title: it features a barrage of objects, photographed in 3-D and hurled directly at the viewer at … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters, Week 2

12 a.m. – “Dark Intruder” – Horror/Suspense (1965, Turner Classic Movies/Universal) The limited-run revival of “The X-Files” this month coincides with the release of this hard-to-find supernatural thriller, which mined the paranormal investigation field long before the Chris Carter series … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters, Week 1

12 a.m. – “Blood and Lace” – Horror/Thriller (1971, Shout Factory) Pity poor Melody Patterson (“F Troop”): an orphaned emotional wreck after the brutal murder of her prostitute mother, she’s shipped off to a group home, where her situation turns … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Action Packed – Continental Edition

Midnight – “Two Men in Town” – Crime Drama (1973, Cohen Media Group) Melancholy French noir about redemption and fate, with Alain Delon as a former bank robber freed from prison through the intervention of social worker Jean Gabin, who … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Sights and Sounds Beyond Belief!

12 a.m. “The Mask” – Horror (1961, Kino Lorber) At first blush, Canada’s first feature-length horror film – and its first film in 3-D – plays like an extended episode from one of the many suspense anthology series of the … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Dusk to Dawn Terrorthon 2015 – Part 2!

6 p.m. – “Black Sabbath” – Horror/Anthology (1963, MGM Limited Edition Collection) Boris Karloff is your host for three stories about the supernatural directed by Mario Bava: in “The Drop of Water,” a nurse believes that she is pursued by … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Dusk to Dawn Terrorthon 2015 – Part 1

6 p.m. – “Eaten Alive” – Horror (1976, Arrow Video USA) While this second feature from Tobe Hooper (“The Texas Chain Saw Massacre”) lacks the terrifying, force-of-nature drive of its predecessor, it’s a unique experience unto itself for its blend … Continue reading

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