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  • Night Key

    Night Key

    ★★★½

    Fun, light B crime movie with s touch of Sci-Fi. Karloff plays a kindly old inventor who is losing his sight. His parents were stolen by the biggest alarm company in town, but he has a newer, better system. When he's ripped off a second time he starts breaking in to stores to prank his former partner into submission-but when a big crook kidnaps him and forces him to help him rob stores, can his daughter and her new security…

  • Dracula vs. Frankenstein

    Dracula vs. Frankenstein

    ★★★★★

    Subtract at least 2, maybe 3 stars if you're watching this as an actual horror movie. Al Adamson stitched together threads he shot for about five different movies, managed to get Forry Ackerman, Lon Chaney Jr., Russ Tamblyn, J. Carroll Naish and Angelo Rossito into his movie, then proceeded to include a metric ton of WTF dialogue. Is it a good movie? No. Does it move at a fair pace and keep you interested? Yes. Are there a lot of…

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  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer

    ★★★★

    Very well made, fun piece of sci-fi with just enough of a message about class to make it qualify as actual sci-fi rather than just an action movie set in the future. The eclectic cast (all on the money) ads to the charm and helps smooth over some occasionally dodgy effects. Wish more "blockbuster spectaculars" had this much personality and effort behind them. Chris Evans continues to show that he really needs to be in more good roles than just playing Captain America.

  • The Getaway

    The Getaway

    ★★★★

    Just my second time watching this, this time on the big screen (though it was "digital" not a print, so not as good as it should have been). The Peckinpah action scenes are amazing in that setting, and the score by Quincy Jones is quite good, and a little out of the ordinary for both the director and genre. A great cast of character actors is backing McQueen and McGraw, but it's McGraw (and her poorly written character-I blame Walter…