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  • Don't Bother To Knock

    Don't Bother To Knock 1952

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Nov, 2016

    The dark side of Marilyn that we rarely got to see -- and she's so good here that one wishes she had done more films like this. She manages to be sexy, frightening, and pathetic all at once. I think that, with this role, Marilyn channeled something that was hidden inside of her, because it seems very authentic. The film takes its time getting started, but once Marilyn starts acting crazy, you can't take your eyes off the screen.

  • Street Smart

    Street Smart 1987

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 29 Nov, 2016 1

    Street Smart is quite an underrated thriller that I feel is one of the best of the 80s. Christopher Reeve plays a journalist who fabricates a magazine article about the life of a pimp -- only thing is, everyone thinks the article is based on an actual pimp nicknamed Fast Black (Morgan Freeman), who has just been charged with third degree murder. Reeve is subpoenaed by the court to present his non-existent notes for the article, so Freeman manipulates Reeve…

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  • Sleepaway Camp

    Sleepaway Camp 1983

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 25 May, 2014 4

    Sleepaway Camp will always hold a special place in my heart, because of my memory of 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…

  • Dreamaniac

    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. I feel 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 by…