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BAAM/WRM Spooky Crossover: “Halloween Resurrection”

It seemed like it was over. The beast had been cut off at its head with abrupt finality. Then, silence. But then whispers and rumors, half-hidden hints it might return. Dare I say, resurrected? This is not only a labored … Continue reading

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Comic Con 2012 Part 1: The Convention Hall

Or, Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Comic Con But Were Too Afraid To Ask For 4 days last week, I had my thumb to the pulse of pop culture at the 2012 San Diego Comic Con.  It was … Continue reading

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5 More Movies That Make Pregnancy Terrifying

After seeing “Prometheus” last week, I started thinking.  “Prometheus” isn’t the first movie to terrify would-be mothers.  So, here are the top five horror films that will make you re-think childbirth: 1) “Prometheus” (2012):  Look, I said it in my … Continue reading

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Countdown To The Avengers: Iron Man & Iron Man 2

I’ve learned my lesson.  After tabulating total views from my reviews of older films to those of newer films, I realized that the only time any but a small loyal group of readers (comprised mostly of my immediate family) read … Continue reading

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A Star Is Forced Upon The Audience For Two Painful Hours (1976)

I think it says a lot for my commitment to this project that I actually sat through all of the terrible 1976 “A Star Is Born” starring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.  I almost gave up the project right here. … Continue reading

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A Greater Star Is Born (1954)

The 1954 version of “A Star Is Born” (starring Judy Garland and James Mason) is undoubtedly the best.  Made when the studio system was teetering towards disaster,  the film perfectly captures the contradiction of Hollywood in the ‘50s: filled to … Continue reading

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The First Star Is Born (1937)

The original “A Star Is Born” (1937 starring Janet Gaynor and Frederic March) is a Depression-era fable about the joys and sorrows of Hollywood.  Though the first of its name, the story is actually lifted from an earlier Depression-era fable … Continue reading

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A Blog is (re)Born!

Now is the time for making New Years Resolutions and breaking them the next week, and in that spirit I have resolved to resurrect this blog!  For the brief time it existed, this blog happily occupied my mind, and even … Continue reading

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