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  • From Dusk Till Dawn 1995

    ★★ Rewatched 15 Jan, 2015

    I liked this one the first time I saw it, but it just doesn't hold up. I get what Tarantino was trying to do with his script, and there are some nice character touches, but the film is much too long for how little story there is. This is the type of story that should be really fast and fun, but Tarantino and Rodriguez drag it out so much that I just wanted it to be over already. It takes…

  • Phobia 1980

    ★★ Watched 05 Jan, 2015

    I'm convinced that you can have all the right ingredients to make a fantastic movie, but if your script isn't good, then your movie is doomed. That's the problem with 99% of the mediocre movies out there, and that's certainly what is wrong with John Huston's Phobia. The concept for the movie is wonderful, and it's what got me interested in watching it. This really could have been a brilliant thriller with a better script. As it is, it's not…

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  • Sleepaway Camp 1983

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 25 May, 2014 4

    Sleepaway Camp will always hold a special place in my heart, because I'll never forget renting the VHS from the video store years ago. I was young and didn't have access to the Net back then, so I knew absolutely nothing about this movie when I picked the box up off the shelf. The lack of photos from the movie on the back cover didn't help either, but the phony letter from a frightened camper printed on the back in…

  • Dreamaniac 1986

    ★★½ Rewatched 28 Jul, 2013 17

    I don't know why this movie gets as much hate as it does. Sure, it's bad, but it's also fairly amusing, which I think was intentional. Often it seemed like 'Dreamaniac' was supposed to be a horror-comedy, and not many people seem to pick up on that. I'm going to guess that a big reason this movie doesn't have a cult following like 'The Last Slumber Party' is because horror fans are generally comprised of straight men. 'Dreamaniac' was directed…