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Film Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)


  SYNOPSIS: When filmy spores fall from space and take root in San Francisco, the city is beautifully transformed by spectacular and exotic flowers. But these lovely extraterrestrial blossoms have gruesome plans for their earthly admirers: to slowly clone their bodies and then dispose of the originals! “A first-rate suspense thriller” (Newsday), this sci-fi adventure is a “chilling” (Leonard Maltin), …

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Film Review: The Brain Eaters (1958)

SYNOPSIS: “Strange things are happening in Riverdale, Illinois. A huge, seemingly alien structure has been found jutting out of the earth. Sent to investigate the origin of the mysterious object, Senator Walter Powers discovers that parasites from the center of the earth have infiltrated the town, taking control of the authorities and workers, making communication with the outside world impossible, …

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Film Review: Star Trek III The Search For Spock (1984)

SYNOPSIS: “Following Kirk’s encounter with Khan that left the Enterprise severely damaged and Spock dead, they return to Starfleet so that Enterprise could be repaired. Kirk’s hoping to go back to the newly-created Genesis planet where he laid Spock to rest. But upon arriving, he is told that the Enterprise will not be repaired and that Genesis has become a …

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In Search of (TV Series)


A talented actor, writer, and director, Leonard Nimoy wore many hats during his long and prosperous Hollywood career. As well as a pair of pointy ears as Spock in Star Trek. But with his recent death, I am most fascinated by his stint as host, narrator, and even occasional writer of the television series “In Search of” that originally aired from …

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 100 – The Lazarus Effect – The Voices


For episode 100 of Horror News Radio, the Grue-crew brave the latest Blumhouse theatrical PG-13 horror film, THE LAZARUS EFFECT. To even things out, Thomas saves the day with the What Have You Been Watching segment featuring the Ryan Reynolds’ dark horror comedy, THE VOICES. Dave shares a special tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy in this edition of HORROR NEWS …

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Leonard Nimoy Dies at Age 83


We lost an icon today. Not just an icon, but a cultural touchstone for so many of us. Leonard Nimoy died at home on February 27, 2015 from final complications of COPD. He was 83 years old. He had been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in early 2014. He had quit smoking 30 years ago, but the damage was …

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Film Review: Star Trek II The Wrath Of Khan (1982)

SYNOPSIS: “In the second Star Trek film, Admiral Kirk is now a Starfleet Academy instructor, while Captain Spock serves as a cadet training officer, while being in command of the USS Enterprise. Meanwhile, scientists aboard Space Station Regula One are conducting the Project Genesis experiment, and the USS Reliant is assigned to the Genesis project. While surveying a lifeless planet …

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Key Genre Films 1980s


How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production …

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