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  • It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown 1992

    ★★★ Watched 11 Dec, 2014

    Charlie Brown sells his entire comic book collection to buy a present for girl. What are you thinking, Charlie Brown?

  • Rage To Kill 1988

    ★★½ Watched 24 Nov, 2014

    Laird’s (@pobrecito) pick for BTSNAT9 that we didn’t get to see. So he gave me his copy. The movie would have played fine at BTSNAT with more than plenty of send-ups to Brian Trenchard-Smith (guerrilla warfare, tropic locale, gunfights galore, explosions, etc.). However, the movie feels overly sprawling given its runtime. Maybe too many threads to make any one of them significant. Still a fun jungle adventure esp. with James Ryan getting tortured in his tighty whities. P cool to see Ryan, Oliver Reed and Cameron Mitchell chewing scenes together. Shame this hasn't gotten a better release.

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  • Jodorowsky's Dune 2013

    ★★★★★ Watched 21 Sep, 2013

    My new favorite film of Fantastic Fest. Essential viewing not just for Jodo fans but anyone who loves art, music and/or film. If you create, you must see this this.

  • The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires 1974

    ★★★ Watched 03 Jun, 2013 2

    I get the charm and novelty of this Hammer/Shaw mash-up but I wouldn’t classify this as a better representation from either studio. However, together they’ve found a unique balance. In essence 1+1=3 in this case. The fighting scenes aren’t great and the Hammer elements only serve to drive the plot. Neither executed very well but combined it becomes an entertaining watch. Fun to see Peter Cushing so active in fighting the vampires. Plenty of replay value.