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Film Review: Caligula (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome’s most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula. REVIEW: Today we are going to take a few minutes to discuss Caligula. I’m not talking about the play by Albert Camus, nor (necessarily) the factually accurate account of the madman/emperor of Rome. I’m talking about the legendary movie that we all …

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Film Review: High Spirits (1988)

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SYNOPSIS: When Peter Plunkett’s Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the ‘Yanks’ by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle. The trouble begins when a busload of American tourists arrive – along with some real ghosts. Among the tourists are married couple Jack and Sharon. Sharon’s …

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Film Review: Phantoms (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: 150 dead and 350 missing in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, Colorado. And that’s only the beginning… REVIEW: “Phantoms” is sort of a guilty pleasure. It’s a film I’ve seen several times, not merely due to the content, but to the fact that it attracted a pretty stellar cast in their earlier careers. I’m pretty certain you wouldn’t …

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