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The MITL Mother-in-Law Film Review: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS

By at June 5, 2013 | 11:43 pm | 0 Comment

The MITL Mother-in-Law Film Review: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS

Let me begin by saying I am a television Star Trek fan from the 1960s. Every Friday night, I stopped whatever I was doing to watch my favorite characters "go where no man had gone before." The first Friday of my honeymoon, my husband and I had room service so we wouldn’t miss an episode. Taping programs was not at hand yet. Not all stories were favorites, but my motto more...

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Three “Movies to Watch” from Cannes Film Festival 2013

By at May 25, 2013 | 7:23 am | 0 Comment

Three “Movies to Watch” from Cannes Film Festival 2013

Any worthy movie critic could spend days writing about the myriad of cinema offerings at the Cannes Film Festival. And many do. But with the 2013 edition of Festival de Cannes coming to a close, and having followed the industry hubbbub for nearly a fortnight, I have chosen just three films that have piqued our interest and landed on my 2013 must-see list. :: The more...

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This Is Your Brain on Drugs: JOHN DIES AT THE END Film Review

By at February 22, 2013 | 6:53 am | 3 Comments

This Is Your Brain on Drugs: JOHN DIES AT THE END Film Review

4 / 5 stars If you like your horror-comedies with drug-induced delusion, disjointed humor (and disjointed body parts), and villains made of reconstituted frozen meat, then John Dies at the End is your cult movie of the year. Writer-director Don Coscarelli (Bubba Ho-Tep, Phantasm) doesn’t just let his freak flag fly; he lights it on fire, pees on it, and beats it with more...

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Old, Oldboy: THE MAN FROM EARTH Quirky Queue Film Review

By at January 30, 2013 | 11:05 pm | 0 Comment

Old, Oldboy: THE MAN FROM EARTH Quirky Queue Film Review

5 / 5 stars Science fiction just wouldn’t be the same without Jerome Bixby. His stories have inspired classic television and film, and his scripts are just as memorable. One of his short stories was adapted for The Twilight Zone episode "It’s a Good Life." Another, which he co-authored, became the inspiration for the classic film of miniaturization Fantastic Voyage more...

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