Film Review: The Legend of Billie Jean (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: A Texas teenager cuts her hair short and becomes an outlaw martyr with her brother and friends. REVIEW: One of the true 1985 essential films of that year, “The Legend of Billie Jean” is a movie that has taken quite some time to arrive for viewers (let alone bluray). The DVD itself wasn’t released until year 2011 with its bluray finally shelving in 2014. I tend to place this film into a “cult” film … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dragonslayer (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: “A King has made a pact with a dragon where he sacrifices virgins to it, and the dragon leaves his kingdom alone. An old wizard and his keen young apprentice volunteer to kill the dragon and attempt to save the next virgin in line – the King’s own daughter.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Sword & Sorcery is a label that is often applied to stories of heroic fantasy, usually set in archaic worlds in which … Continue reading

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Film Review: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own. REVIEW: Wow, I hate to give a great director a bad review on his latest release. Though to be quite frank, this film should have been named “Don’t Be Afraid of the Movie”. Now the correct thing here would be to approach this review from … Continue reading

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