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A Movie A Day #347: High-Ballin' (1978, directed by Peter Carter)

Hey, good buddy, remember the Snowman?

The Snowman was the handle of Cledus Snow, the independent trucker who, along with his basset hound Flash, helped the Bandit escape Smokey in three different movies.   414 more words


October 22nd, 2017 Movie - Spacehunter: Adventures In The Forbidden Zone

If you would like to know about how I came to own today’s movie, there is a simple explanation for that. My friends are enablers, plain and simple. 1,621 more words

Movie Review

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II

After Jamie Lee Curtis made a name for herself by appearing in Halloween, she quickly became labeled a “scream queen.” She ended up appearing in several more horror flicks, most famously the 1980 film… 949 more words

Halloween 2017

31 Days of Halloween 2017 #31 - Visiting Hours for William Shatner

Scream Factory provides me an opportunity to decide for myself if Visiting Hours (1982) is really crap or a Canadian low-budget masterpiece. Honestly, I don’t think it’s either one, but it’s hard to avoid comparisons to Halloween II and Friday the 13th, because these slasher flicks blend together after a while. 869 more words


Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (2005) PC Review

One of my first impressions of Chaos Theory is how well it has aged, for the most part. The introductory cutscene sets up context of the story: the year is 2007 and the North Koreans and Chinese are performing manoeuvres and holding the contested Yellow Sea area in east Asia. 1,130 more words

Video Games

Visiting Hours (1982) | Michael Ironside menaces Lee Grant in the notorious Canadian psycho shocker

This 1982 Canadian psycho shocker maybe somewhat implausible, but it’s so tightly constructed that you soon forget it’s flaws.

Michael Ironside (who made an explosive hit in David Cronenberg’s… 448 more words