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Throwback Thursday: The Omen (1976)

The Omen Director: Richard Donner Screenwriter: David Seltzer Released: June 25, 1976 Runtime: 1h 51m Rating: R The Rundown: “American diplomat Robert (Gregory Peck) adopts Damien (Harvey Stephens) when his wife, Katherine (Lee Remick), delivers a stillborn child.  Father Brennan (Patrick Troughton) warns Robert that Damien will kill Katherine’s unborn child.  Shortly thereafter, Brennan dies…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Omen (1976)

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Movie Review: 1922 (2017)

1922 Director: Zak Hilditch Screenwriter: Zak Hilditch Released: September 23, 2017 Runtime: 1h 41m Rating: TV-MA The Rundown: “A rancher conspires to murder his wife for financial gain and convinces his teenage son to participate.” What a Wonderful World: The story is set rural Nebraska, and describes the events of the year 1922 from the…… Continue reading Movie Review: 1922 (2017)

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Throwback Thursday: The Bad Seed (1956)

The Bad Seed Director: Mervyn Leroy Screenwriter: John Lee Mahin Released: September 12, 1956 Runtime: 2h 9m The Rundown: “Air Force Colonel Kenneth Penmark (William Hopper) and his wife, Christine (Nancy Kelly), dote on their pig-tailed daughter, Rhoda (Patty McCormack)—as does their lonely landlady, Monica Breedlove (Evelyn Varden).  But self-centered Rhoda has a secret tendency…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Bad Seed (1956)

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Movie Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

The Autopsy of Jane Doe Director: André Øvredal Screenwriters: Ian B. Goldberg, Richard Naing Released: March 23, 2017 Runtime: 1h 39 m Rating: R The Rundown: “A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman, who was apparently harboring deep secrets.” What…… Continue reading Movie Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

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Movie Review: Tragedy Girls (2017)

Tragedy Girls Director: Tyler MacIntyre Screenwriters: Tyler MacIntyre, Chris Lee Hill Released: October 20, 2017 Runtime: 1h 38m The Rundown: “A twist on the slasher genre, following two death-obsessed teenage girls who use their online show about real-life tragedies to send their small mid-western town into a frenzy and cement their legacy as modern horror…… Continue reading Movie Review: Tragedy Girls (2017)

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Movie Review: The Evil Within (2017)

The Evil Within Director: Andrew Getty Released: September 6, 2017 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 38m The Rundown: “The sadistic tale of a lonely, mentally handicapped boy who befriends his reflection in an antique mirror.  This demonic creature orders him to go on a murderous rampage to kill the people he loves most.” What a Wonderful…… Continue reading Movie Review: The Evil Within (2017)

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Throwback Thursday: Manhunter (1986)

Manhunter Director: Michael Mann Screenwriter: Michael Mann Released: August 15, 1986 Rating: R Runtime: 2h 4m The Rundown: “FBI criminal profiler Will Graham (William L. Peterson) is called out of early retirement to assist on a serial murder case involving a killer known as the “Tooth Fairy” (Tom Noonan).  Graham enlists the help of imprisoned…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Manhunter (1986)