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Prequels and Sequels: More 21 JUMP STREET, New PROMETHEUS Trailer

By at March 17, 2012 | 10:37 am | 2 Comments

Prequels and Sequels: More 21 JUMP STREET, New PROMETHEUS Trailer

It's common knowledge that Hollywood -- and foreign film markets, as well -- loves the idea of a franchise. From an investment point-of-view, it's a great way to milk the most out of a brand, or, IP as they might say in the business (that's "intellectual property" for you non-legal types). We normally despise the lack of originality that's inherent to such an idea, but as more...

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Our Completely Unscientific Top Ten Must-See Horror Movies Of All Time

By at October 31, 2010 | 2:03 pm | 3 Comments

Our Completely Unscientific Top Ten Must-See Horror Movies Of All Time

For your Halloween enjoyment and edification... a Top Ten list searching for movies that combine film fans' love with critics' admiration, across the board, across the decades. We should tell you this list is not really for horror nuts: You crazies tend to already know every title out there, and we'd have to start breaking down subgenres within the ever-expanding more...

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ALIEN Named Greatest Movie Trailer of All Time

By at June 26, 2009 | 10:27 pm | 2 Comments

Ridley Scott's intense space thriller has held up so well over the decades -- but the movie trailer has too. IFC just listed Alien at the very top of their list of Top 50 movie trailers of all time. It spooks from the get-go, shows off the film's awesome title animation, and probably focuses too much on a cat. You'll see. Here's what IFC's Aaron Hillis had to say more...

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Our Favorite Disturbing Movie Mothers

By at May 10, 2009 | 10:52 pm | 0 Comment

Our Favorite Disturbing Movie Mothers

Oedipus. Freud. Jewish comedians. Consider all the important thinkers that moms have influenced throughout history. So as Mother''s Day 2009 ticks away, we reflect on unconventional movie characters named mother, mom, even mommy. Some don't even have kids. Go figure. :: "Mother" in Psycho The mother of all mothers. A mom so possessive, overbearing and flat-out more...

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