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  • Duel on the Mississippi

    Duel on the Mississippi


    Plantation owner Andre Tulane (Lex Barker) finds himself in debt to the gambler Lili Scarlet (Patricia Medina) and the two are at each other's throats until one day when Tulane comes to the rescue and soon they are teaming up against some pirates.

    William Castle's DUEL ON THE MISSISSIPPI is another film from the cult director that is mildly entertaining but at the same time it's pretty mediocre as far as its technical qualities. I say that because watching the…

  • We are Twisted Fucking Sister!

    We are Twisted Fucking Sister!


    This here is a rather interesting documentary from director Andrew Horn. It covers the early days of Twisted Sister leading up to them eventually getting a record deal and of course from here they got to MTV and become a hit with We're Not Gonna Take It.

    When you watch a documentary like this you expect it to talk about the band's early days but then quickly go to them becoming a hit, discussing their various hits, talk about their…

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  • Death Proof

    Death Proof


    This is my first time watching this outside of the double feature GRINDHOUSE and I personally think the film works better on its own. Outside the lap dance sequence I really couldn't pick out any of the new footage, which is a good thing as it meant the film played very well throughout.

    The dialogue, which has been a rod of controversy, is very well written and I think in the first half it's a lot of fun. Yes, we've…

  • Deliverance



    Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox plays friends from the city who decide to go to the country so that they can white water before the river is turned into a lake. The trip starts off fine but soon the four are working against the odds to get off the river with their lives after they encounter a couple rednecks.

    To me this is one of the greatest films of the decade but I think it's also…