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Dinoshark (2010) #FridayHorror

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

I’ve got a bit behind on blogging my #FridayHorror efforts. I’ve watched some great movies along the way. I even managed to persuade my good lady wife to watch a Hammer film, Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb (1971). I’m not going to attempt to try and catch up, so I’ll just dive straight in with […]

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Piranha (1978)

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Join Joe Dante’s dream team (Dick Miller, Barbara Steele, Kevin Mccarthy), and frolic and play in the refreshing waters of Lost River Lake. Fishing rod optional.

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Grand Theft Auto (1977)

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

By the time Ron Howard was twenty he had starred in over ten movies and dozens of popular American TV shows. He came from a TV family, which I imagine helped. Whilst he starred alongside Andy Griffith, his brother Clint played with a 650-pound bear in Gentle Ben. His dad Rance was also an actor […]

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Bloody Mama (1970)

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

I love Shelley Winters. I think I first saw her in The Poseidon Adventure. I will forever think of her as having the lungs of a sperm whale. In her younger, slightly slimmer years she also impressed as the jealous mother in Kubrick’s Lolita. She was so good at portraying larger-than-life, hysterical women that it’s […]

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