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Beware the children of the early 1970s

And I’m not talking Linda Blair. I look at an early Steven Spielberg made-for-TV film and an adaptation of a Daphne du Maurier story. SOMETHING EVIL (1972)   Although I wasn’t even 3 yet when this made-for-TV film first aired, … Continue reading

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The horror of Amazing Stories

Way back at the beginning of the 1970s, Steven Spielberg directed a creepy little made-for-TV haunted house movie called Something Evil before breaking into the big time in 75 with Jaws and then moving on to aliens with Close Encounters … Continue reading

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Close Encounters with the Goonies in an 80s Cocoon

For the first time since E.T., the trailer for Super 8 had me so intrigued because it showed so much of nothing that happens in the film, shrouding the plot in mystery. I felt the allure of theater-going returning and … Continue reading

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Eek! There’s something fishy in the water! And I don’t mean the piranha.

I never thought I’d see so many female body parts so in-my-face in my life, but thanks to Piranha 3D, one of my new favorite movies, I’ve now had some extremely intimate moments with the female anatomy. How can I … Continue reading

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