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'Breaking' Some More: Jesse Pinkman Gets His Due in Netflix's Movie Continuation of Vince Gilligan's Groundbreaking Series

'Breaking' Some More: Jesse Pinkman Gets His Due in Netflix's Movie Continuation of Vince Gilligan's Groundbreaking Series

Oct 17, 2019 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

Breaking Bad , one of the greatest TV series of all time, ended six years ago. Since then, creator Vince Gilligan has been serving up Better Call Saul , a nice extension of the Breaking Bad universe that w...

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Home Video Review: Hulu's 'Little Monsters' Starts Off as a Funny Film—Before Falling Apart After a Zombie Attack

Home Video Review: Hulu's 'Little Monsters' Starts Off as a Funny Film—Before Falling Apart After a Zombie Attack

Oct 14, 2019 11:15  |  Bob Grimm

Little Monsters starts off as a very funny movie about a loser musician (Alexander England) in Australia—but it falls apart after a zombie attack tries to turn it into a horror film.

England is very fun...

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The Substance of Horror: The Palm Springs Cultural Center Presents Scary Double-Features on Fridays Throughout the Fall

The Substance of Horror: The Palm Springs Cultural Center Presents Scary Double-Features on Fridays Throughout the Fall

Oct 10, 2019 15:15  |  Jimmy Boegle

David Graves is really passionate about horror films—so passionate, in fact, that he has convinced the Camelot Theatres at the Palm Springs Cultural Center to present horror-film double-features most Fr...

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Mediocre Mayhem: Joaquin Phoenix Is Stunning as the ‘Joker’—but the Film Around Him Is Disappointing

Mediocre Mayhem: Joaquin Phoenix Is Stunning as the ‘Joker’—but the Film Around Him Is Disappointing

Oct 10, 2019 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

Joker , a new take on DC Comics’ Clown Prince of Crime, will go down as one of the year’s big missed opportunities.

Director Todd Phillips, best known for his Hangover movies, apparently got the green lig...

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Home Video Review: 'Memory: The Origins of Alien' Is a Fascinating Look at a Classic Film

Home Video Review: 'Memory: The Origins of Alien' Is a Fascinating Look at a Classic Film

Oct 07, 2019 10:45  |  Bob Grimm

There have been plenty of looks into the making of Ridley Scott’s Alien —most notably the director’s-cut Alien DVDs, followed by the special-feature-saturated Blu-rays.

Memory: The Origins of Alien , a new ...

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For Fans Only: If You’re Not a 'Downton Abbey' Aficionado, You Should Skip the Movie

For Fans Only: If You’re Not a 'Downton Abbey' Aficionado, You Should Skip the Movie

Oct 03, 2019 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

I have never seen a single episode of Downton Abbey , the Emmy-winning British TV series that aired its finale almost four years ago. I didn’t intentionally avoid it; there are just some TV shows I neve...

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Content Shifter: Thirteen Terrible '80s Slasher Flicks Worth Another (or, Well, First) Look

Content Shifter: Thirteen Terrible '80s Slasher Flicks Worth Another (or, Well, First) Look

Oct 02, 2019 12:00  |  Bill Frost

The original Halloween (1978) and Friday the 13th (1980) movies didn’t invent the “slasher” genre, but they did kick off a bloody wave of horror that ruled the ’80s. Which makes sense—have you seen archiv...

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Home Video Review: 'Creepshow' Gets a Great New Life as a Series on the Shudder Streaming Service

Home Video Review: 'Creepshow' Gets a Great New Life as a Series on the Shudder Streaming Service

Sep 30, 2019 14:30  |  Bob Grimm

George Romero’s Creepshow , released in 1982, is an all-time-great horror movie—easily the man’s best film outside of the zombie genre he helped create. With a screenplay by Stephen King, the anthology ...

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