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  • The Light at the Edge of the World

    The Light at the Edge of the World

    ★★½

    Based on the Jules Verne story, this film tells the story of a lighthouse keeper (Kirk Douglas) who tries to destroy a pirate (Yul Brynner) whose crew has overtaken the island and are causing ships to wreck on the rocks.

    THE LIGHT AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD is a film that should have been a classic but sadly it's more frustrating than anything else. All of the elements are here for a great old-fashioned adventure but sadly the film…

  • Hot Dog... The Movie

    Hot Dog... The Movie

    ★★½

    A farm boy (Patrick Houser) travels to a ski resort where he plans to show he's the greatest American skier but along the way he gets involved with a variety of screwball characters.

    This here is pretty much NATIONAL LAMPOON'S ANIMAL HOUSE set at a ski resort but when you look back on the films that followed that John Landis masterpiece you really have to be amazed by their sheer number. There were countless T&A movies that were released throughout…

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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…

  • Something Good - Negro Kiss

    Something Good - Negro Kiss

    ★★★★

    When the Library of Congress released their list of twenty-five films to be included in the National Film Registry there were many familiar titles and then there was this thirty-second film from 1898. If you're familiar with movies from this era or if you're familiar with the race movies that would gain popularity during the 1920s then you'll realize that this here is something special.

    The film has a black man and woman kissing, doing a dance and just smiling…