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    10 Commonly Overlooked Horror Films Worth Seeing

    When I was a kid, I used to love a scary movie. I remember catching the original The Haunting (1963) one night on Channel 9’s Million Dollar Movie when I was home alone. Before it was over, I had every light in the house on. When my mother got home she was screaming she’d been […] More

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    The Past, Present, and Future of Real-Time Films Part One

    What do film directors Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Agnès Varda, Robert Wise, Fred Zinnemann, Luis Buñuel, Alain Resnais, Roman Polanski, Sidney Lumet, Robert Altman, Louis Malle, Richard Linklater, Tom Tykwer, Alexander Sokurov, Paul Greengrass, Song Il-Gon, Alfonso Cuarón, and Alejandro Iñárritu have in common? More specifically, what type of film have they directed, setting them […] More

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    The Definitive Movie Musicals: 10-1

    The end is here – if someone asked you what the most important movie musical of all time was, it would come from this portion of the list. Obviously, it’s all subjective, but it’s difficult to make a case against the influence of these films on our culture and the industry as a whole. So, […] More

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    Alien Invasion Month: ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ is an excellent blunt instrument

    Whether rightly or wrongly, Man has been declared has the superior being on planet Earth. For the scope of their cognitive skills, their ability to emote in countless ways, the complexity of their intellect, such factors have led humans to dominate, so to speak, other forms of life as well as organize itself in vast, regimented societies with hundreds of customs and rules. More

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    Busting an Old Wives’ Tale: Are odd-numbered Star Trek movies really that bad?

    Until the release of the all-new, re-branded, back-to-the-beginning Star Trek in 2009 (dir. J. J. Abrams) commentators all over the world, from hardened Trekkies to critics landed with the job of reviewing the next Trek movie, were unanimously agreed on one thing: even-numbered Trek movies were better than the odd-numbered ones. This could vary from […] More

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    Poster Art Inspired by the films of Robert Wise

    Best known as the director of the musical smash hits West Side Story and The Sound of Music, in the 1960s, director Robert Wise had a long list of credits that included several genre films well.  Well fans of his work should enjoy the three new posters designed by the folks at Phantom City Creative. […] More

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    Sound On Sight Radio Rewind: Episode #116 – Star Trek part 1

    Listen now Download show in a separate window Since the original television series hit the airwaves in the 1960s, the Star Trek franchise has captivated the minds of science fiction fans the world over. Please insert your own Star Trek joke here. Feel free to choose from any of the following topics: virginity, living in […] More

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    Scores from Outer Space

    Undertones: Volume 6 The classic science fiction film emerged during a period of great societal paranoia in the US in the early 1950s. The post-WW2 environment saw an increased concern with nuclear armament and a fear of the infiltration of communism on the American way of life. Essentially, the sci-fi film was Hollywood’s great metaphor […] More

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    ‘Star Trek’ Special (part one)

    Since the original television series hit the airwaves in the 1960s, the Star Trek franchise has captivated the minds of science fiction fans the world over. Please insert your own Star Trek joke here. Feel free to choose from any of the following topics: virginity, living in a parent’s basement, and acne. If feeling particularly […] More

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