Film Review: On The Beach (1959)

SYNOPSIS: “In 1964 the nuclear submarine USS Sawfish arrives in Australia after the worldwide nuclear holocaust. Commander Dwight Lionel Towers confirms that the world has been destroyed and the nuclear dust is coming to Australia. The widower Commander Towers, who grieves the death of his wife and children, is befriended by Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Peter Holmes, who is a family man with wife and the newborn baby Jennifer. He has a love affair with … Continue reading

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The Original Psycho’s Anniversary

The Original Psycho’s Anniversary by Margo Smith June 16th is the anniversary of the theatrical release of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. A ground-breaking and disturbing horror-thriller, the movie has spawned a hoard of sequels and remakes, and inspired creepy graphic novels, television series and Halloween costumes since 1960. You have to appreciate a man in a gray wig and house dress, on October 31st! There is no denying that Norman Bates and his mother have made … Continue reading

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Video Madness: SNL Bates Motel Management School w/ Anthony Perkins

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Anthony Perkins on Saturday Night Live This is a sketch titled “Norman Bates School of Hotel Management”  from Season 1,  Episode 16, of Saturday Night Live w/ host Anthony Perkins.

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Film Review: The Black Hole (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole. REVIEW: Walt Disney’s “The Black Hole” is probably my favorite post Star Wars movie that plays in line as a sort of rip off but really isn’t. It’s pretty much a forgotten classic among Sci-Fi films of the late 1970’s. It was Disney’s first PG motion picture and it is deep, gripping and has at … Continue reading

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Film Review: Edge of Sanity (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: When Henry Jekyll’s experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey in whorehouses and opium dens. The police can’t catch him, he has nothing to lose but his mind…(IMDB) REVIEW: I am a big fan of fanfiction, especially crossover stories where characters from one fandom are thrown into the universe of another fandom. But until … Continue reading

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Film Review: Destroyer (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: Sadistic murderer and rapist Ivan Moser was sentenced to die in the electric chair but during his execution a riot breaks out and the power cuts off, leaving his fate a mystery. Almost two years later a film crew arrives at the now abandoned prison to shoot a women in prison film. Unfortunately someone starts killing off the cast and crew once filming begins and he is determined not to stop until everyone has … Continue reading

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Film Review: Psycho (1960) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: “Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She has to meet her lover Sam in lunch breaks and they cannot get married because Sam has to give most of his money away in alimony. One Friday Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and start a new life, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam’s California store. … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 105

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Rue Morgue arrives on the stands with its 13th Anniversary Halloween issue. A familiar face per Anthony Perkins stares back with a sinister grin that has lurked in the minds of horror fans for generations past. Quite alot of content this month, not to mention the huge tribute to the Psycho film which turns 50. With a snazzy layout, RM brings us up to speed on the important facts on the iconic movie and its place … Continue reading

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