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Saw: The Final Chapter (2010)

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I’ll admit this: I saw Saw: The Final Chapter (or Saw VII, or Saw 3D) without seeing any of the preceding movies. Despite all that, I got along fine since there hardly any… Continue reading

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5 Awesome Anime Series

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I’m a shameless otaku, I’ll admit that. I have a love of Japanese culture, and that largely stemmed from the fact that I loved (and still love) anime. These are my picks for… Continue reading

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Forbidden Games (1952)

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After her parents were killed in a German air raid, five-year-old Parisian Paulette (Brigitte Fossey) winds up taking residence with the Doll├ęs, a peasant family. There, she meets Michel (Georges Poujouly). What starts… Continue reading

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Godzilla (1954)

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NOTE: This review pertains to the original Japanese release of Godzilla, and not the American 1956 edit starring Raymond Burr. Japan is still recovering from having been bombed twice with atomic weapons. In… Continue reading

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The 2011 Ian Fleming Memorial Award

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And the 2011 Ian Fleming Memorial Award for Best James Bond film goes to…. Goldfinger (1964) Oddjob was memorable. Auric Goldfinger was over-the-top. Sean Connery kicked butt. That’s enough said. Watch the most… Continue reading

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The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? (1964)

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Jerry (Cash Flagg) is a rebel with his foreign friend and girlfriend Angela. Jerry decides to do the rebellious thing and take his friends to the carnival. There, he is smitten by a… Continue reading

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The 2011 Pop Culture Historian’s Game and Anime Awards

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For the Game Award, I will admit that I can’t really give a Readers’ Choice Award because I did a very poor job of promoting the poll. As a result, only two people… Continue reading

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