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Fear City (1984)
"A city full of suspects." -Al Wheeler. I have no idea why, but predictability in movies seems to run hot and cold for me. In some cases, I am able to enjoy a film even though I can guess the ending a mile away, while, in others, such predictabiliy makes m...
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Agony Booth review: Summer blockbusters
My latest Agony Booth work looks at the summer blockbuster phenomenon. Another summer is here, and in the movie world, that means summer blockbusters: the escapist, big-budget films that over the decades have become regarded as mostly fluff. One of the firs...
My latest Agony Booth work looks at the summer blockbuster phenomenon. Another summer is here, and in the movie world, that means summer blockbusters: the escapist, big-budget films that over the decades have become regarded ...
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Blood Work (2002)
"I'm in this thing for the full ride!" -Terry McCaleb. For some reason, I predictability in movies for me can vary how I enjoy it. For instance, I pretty much knew how Scream 4 was going to turn out and didn't even both watching it until I wrote my recent ...
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Agony Booth review: The Fly (1986)
A number of my Agony Booth articles have made reference to The Fly, so I thought my latest one for the site should be one celebrating its 30th anniversary. As some of you may have noticed, a number of the articles I’ve had the pleasure of writing for this s...
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Agony Booth review: Wolf (1994)
My latest review for the Agony Booth looks at a film that had so much going for it but ended up falling flat. Two years after Columbia disappointed us with Bram Stoker’s Dracula , the same studio would do so again with Wolf . Both films had Oscar-winning di...
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Agony Booth review: Bubble Boy (2001)
My latest Agony Booth review looks at a movie that could have been good. The list of films with great potential that end up at the bottom of the barrel are too numerous to list. One of the major ones is the movie Bubble Boy . The film was a spoof of the TV ...
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Agony Booth review: The Dirty Harry series
My latest Agony Booth work looks at the Dirty Harry series. Along with the Man With No Name, “Dirty Harry” Callahan is one of Clint Eastwood’s most famous roles. There have been numerous police inspectors on TV and the big screen both before and since 1971’...
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Agony Booth review: Star Trek: The Next Generation's third season
My newest Agony Booth article looks at Star Trek: The Next Generation 's third season, which set the course (if you'll pardon the pun) for not only that series, but the subsequent three Trek shows as well. As this is Star Trek ’s golden anniversary year, an...
My newest Agony Booth article looks at Star Trek: The Next Generation</i>'s third season, which set the course (if you'll pardon the pun) for not only that series, but the subsequent three Trek shows as well. As this is Star ...
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Agony Booth review: the Scream movies
My latest Agony Booth work looks at the Scream franchise, on the 20th anniversary of the first film. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the horror movie Scream . The movie’s success led to three sequels, and all four entries were directed by the late, ...
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Interview with Roxann Dawson
This weekend, I had the pleasure of chatting with Roxann Dawson, who is best known for playing B'Elanna Torres on Star Trek: Voyager . 1. Roxann, you are obviously known and loved for playing B'Elanna Torres on Voyager . What would you say is your favorite...
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Thriller (1960-1962)
"Mark my words, this is a thriller!" -Boris Karloff. Perhaps the two most famous anthology series are The Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchock Presents . But, the same year Universal released Psycho , that same studio began airing an anthology series that stan...
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Clue turns 30!
30 years ago this month, Clue , a film based on the popular Parker Brothers game, opened in cinemas. The movie didn't make much of an impact initially (for reasons I will get to shortly), but, as the home video market was booming by the mid-1980's, got an a...
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I am a writer, first and foremost. I've written hundreds of news articles and also write fiction in my spare time. I also have a blog (greatlittle-knownmovies.blogspot.com).
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