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Siu-Tung Ching’s Duel to the Death

Today I watched Siu-Tung Ching’s Duel to the Death (1983)

In the early Eighties the sword and sorcery style of martial arts films was on its way out, soon to be replaced by films set in the modern day that recast the martial arts masters as police, criminals, and fighters of the modern world.  370 more words

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Roger Corman's The Raven

Today I watched Roger Corman’s The Raven (1963)

I talked about Roger Corman briefly in my review of Dementia 13, in that movie his low-budget artlessness was contrasted against a young Francis Ford Coppola’s creative script and direction.   313 more words

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gahhh! Must watch! This trailer is for the movie It’s a Such a Beautiful Day:  

This movie was a refreshing whirlpool of everything that is. The full movie is on Netflix and I am so happy that I decided to choose the little weird movie with the stick people. 74 more words

Terry Marcel's Hawk the Slayer

Today I watched Terry Marcel’s Hawk the Slayer (1980)

If there is one thing to rival film as a key interest in my life it would be Dungeons & Dragons and tabletop roleplaying games.   267 more words

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Gordon Chan's Painted Skin

Today I watched Gordon Chan’s Painted Skin (2008)

Painted Skin is a Chinese tragic romantic fantasy film, set in the mythical past.  The story concerns a demon who has disguised herself as a human to romantically pursue a general in the Imperial army.   239 more words

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A Tale of Two Snow Queens

When it comes to Fantasy Fairy Queens, there’s two that I associate with Snow and Ice – Disney’s Periwinkle (from Tinker Bell) and Disney’s Elsa (from… 342 more words

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A Tale of Two Fairies

When it comes to Fantasy Fairies, there’s two that stand out for me – Disney’s Tinker Bell (from within the Pirate Fairy) and Disney’s Maleficent… 274 more words

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