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Hollywood Epics 2 – Cleopatra (1963)

Apart from this movie being recommended to me by a co-worker who’s got a very similar taste in movies to me, I came into this movie almost completely blind. Not only have I never seen this movie before, but I … Continue reading

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Hollywood Epics 1 – The Ten Commandments

The Hollywood Epic. These are movies that generally have high budgets, a large cast, and are grand in scope, but are not limited by genre. They also tend to be at least 2:30, and it’s not unusual for them to … Continue reading

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Hilariously Bad Movies Month 5 – Battlefield Earth

The first four movies I looked at this month are all low-budget films. As much as it’s fun to watch quirky little movies by directors not skilled enough to make it big, hilariously bad movies are not limited to the … Continue reading

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Hilariously Bad Movies Month 4: Shock! Shock! Shock!

This review is going to be a relatively short one. Not because this movie isn’t worth talking about, but because I scoured the internet for any information on the making of this film, but couldn’t find anything. In fact, the … Continue reading

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Hilariously Bad Movies Month 3 – Birdemic: Shock and Terror

Both of the first two movies I looked at this month have one major element in common – they were low-budget. Plan 9 From Outer Space had a budget of $60,000, back in the 50’s. Troll 2’s budget was $100,000 … Continue reading

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Hilariously Bad Movies Month 2 – Plan 9 from Outer Space

I strongly considered not covering this movie for this month’s theme. Not because it’s not hilarious, but because pretty much everyone in the bad movie culture talks about this one at some point. There’s really not much I can add … Continue reading

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Hilariously Bad Movies Month 1 – Troll 2

Ahh, so bad it’s good. Movies of this sort are the reason I started blogging in the first place, even if I never link to my old blog because I’m not a fan of my older posts. Anyway, this sort … Continue reading

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Ridley Scott Month 4 – Kingdom of Heaven

Most of the time, when you’ve got an extended cut or the Director’s Cut of a movie, there isn’t a huge level of difference in terms of quality. The Lord of the Rings movies are fantastic even if you watch … Continue reading

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Ridley Scott month 3 – Blade Runner

Even if I wasn’t spending a month focusing on Ridley Scott movies, Blade Runner is worth fitting into a fairly nerdy blog that’s been doing a variety of movies for a while now. It’s often considered to be among the … Continue reading

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Ridley Scott Month 2 – Gladiator

Gladiator is a movie I’ve wanted to look at for this blog for a while, part of the reason I wanted to do a Ridley Scott month. It was hard to fit it into any one particular category though. Although … Continue reading

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