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  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Dec, 2015

    70mm looked marvelous! While great, "The Hateful Eight" is not excellent. That type of praise is reserved for "Pulp Fiction," "Inglorious Basterds" and "Django Unchained." The slow burn opening may turn off some viewers, as the chatty first half hearkens the same type of setup that turned so many fans off in "Death Proof." Once the intermission finishes, "The Hateful Eight" turns into a gory version of "Clue" and really finds a nice stride. Perhaps a repeat viewing will help…

  • Krampus

    Krampus 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 03 Dec, 2015

    Co-writer/Director Michael Dougherty (known for the highly enjoyable “Trick ‘r Treat”) is not in a sophomore slump with “Krampus.” He has simply taken the fun and excitement from October and transformed it into a winter wonderland filled with all sorts of cinematic influence. The redneck vibe of Howard and Linda’s family gives a “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” type of humor. Full disclosure, as the movie gets rolling it feels like “Krampus” is going to hang it’s hat on this humor,…

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  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch

    Halloween III: Season of the Witch 1982

    ★★★½ Added 7

    I know this movie has a bad reputation, but it needs another look by those who have snubbed this Myers-less entry. Scream Factory presents us with a fine widescreen transfer and great sound to give people a fairly inexpensive purchase for October 31st. Erase Michael Myers for your memory for 98 minutes. See the movie as a scary Halloween story and not as “that one Halloween that doesn’t count.”

  • Rewind This!

    Rewind This! 2013

    Rewatched 11 Mar, 2013 4

    This love letter to VHS nails it. From crazed collectors around the United States to David "The Rock" Nelson, this documentary is filled with energy and passion for a format that needs to be remembered and preserved. "Rewind This!" is equally entertaining and educational. See this now!