• Posts Tagged ‘1974’

    To Hell and Back Again, Teens in Space (67/32)

    by  • 2/1/2012 • film • 0 Comments

    TEENS IN SPACE – They arrive on the distant planet, and head down to see who had sent the signal that was received on Earth. What do they find? pinheaded disco aliens in bell-bottoms. These disco creatures are capitalist robots; actual robots, seeking self-centered bliss without any personal reponsibility! During one of the rescue missions, […]

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    Black Christmas (1974), Black Christmas (2006), Die Hard 2, A Christmas Story, Jackboots on Whitehall (631/361)

    by  • 12/27/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974) – Oo… a bit of horror film history here – not only is this Canadian Content with Margot Kidder and Andrea Martin of all people, it’s also by director Bob Clark of the film with wider appeal, A CHRISTMAS STORY. Additionally, and possibly more importantly for horror and cult movie fans, this […]

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    Young Frankenstein (460/264)

    by  • 9/21/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN – This isn’t nearly as campy as I feared it might be… well, with the possible exception of the musical number… Funny at a relatively low-key, but constant pace. It’s much more even paced than SPACEBALLS or BLAZING SADDLES. Dr. Frederick Frankenstein: [singing] If you’re blue, and you don’t know where to go […]

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    Chinatown (16/8)

    by  • 1/8/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    CHINATOWN (TIFF) – Maybe not noir to purists, but noir enough for me. It was nice to see Jack Nicholson restrained but not comatose; I haven’t seen this Jack in years. I like this switch to TIFF for a while – I’m seeing a couple classic movies that I haven’t seen before. The exception is […]

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