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John Carpenter movies in order

Throughout the decades, John Carpenter has made a name for himself as the director behind some of the best horror and sci-fi films of all time. From Halloween (1978) and Big Trouble in Little China (1986) to The Thing(1982) and The Fog (1980), Carpenter’s name has become synonymous with suspense, terror and the macabre. In this post, I am providing a list…

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14 FAQs about Westworld (1973)

Below is a heap of frequently asked questions about the 1973 film, Westworld, from the movie’s inspiration to key plot points, all presented in an easily digestible format. If you’re more than familiar with the Westworld TV series, but know NOTHING about the film, here’s your cheat sheet. — FAQs about Westworld (1973) Who wrote…

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Review: Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story

Over the past few weeks, when not writing posts for this blog, catching up on episodes of WandaVision, or watching random true crime shows on Netflix (the Cecil Hotel, anyone?), I have been watching endless movies to help pass lockdown boredom. Many of these movies have provided me with entertainment (except Outside the Wire which was rubbish), but…

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What is Mephisto Vs…?

Published by Marvel Comics in 1987, Mephisto Vs… is a four-part comic featuring Marvel’s devilish super villain. The comic focuses on Mephisto’s encounters with four super hero teams: Fantastic Four, X-Factor, X-Men, and The Avengers. Written by Al Milgrom and illustrated by John Buscema, Mephisto Vs… is a macabre tale in which the Lord of the Underworld moves around the Marvel Universe, collecting…

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How many Cruella de Vil movies are there?

In 1961, Walt Disney Productions released the animated adventure movie, One Hundred and One Dalmatians. The film – based on Dodie Smith’s book, The Hundred and One Dalmatians – told the story of a group of Dalmatians who are kidnapped by the wickedly devilish, Cruella de Vil, so that she can turn their fur into…

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Review: The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (2021)

Time-loop stories are nothing new. From movies such as 12:01 (1993), Groundhog Day (1993), and Happy Death Day (2017), to television shows including The X-Files (‘Monday’), Xena: Warrior Princess (‘Been There, Done That’) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (‘Cause and Effect’), the idea of someone reliving the same day infinitum has become a well-worn…

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Review: Malcolm & Marie

If you’re currently craving a little more drama in your life (because the pandemic hasn’t caused enough chaos for you), then you may be considering checking out new Netflix movie, Malcolm & Marie. Directed by Sam Levinson, and starring John David Washington and Zendaya, the movie focuses on a tumultuous relationship between a young couple, who…

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Review: Willy’s Wonderland (2021)

New to rent this weekend is the action-horror movie, Willy’s Wonderland. The movie, which is currently available to rent from all major platforms (Amazon, iTunes etc), sees Nicolas Cage battle a group of animatronic children’s characters, with homicidal tendencies. In the movie, Cage plays a drifter who experiences car trouble while passing through a small town…

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