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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 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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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 1 – Alien

This month, I’ll be looking at four movies from legendary film director Ridley Scott. Let’s start with the movie that put him on the map, Alien. I’ll also be looking at Gladiator, Blade Runner, and Kingdom of Heaven, most likely … Continue reading

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Jumanji month 2 – Zathura: A Space Adventure

Jumanji is generally considered a classic movie, and both of the recent reboot movies are generally liked. Zathura: A Space Adventure is another board-game based adventure movie, based on a book written by Chris Van Allsburg. It is technically the … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 7 – Superman III

I spent the last couple of blog posts talking about the production difficulties that went with Superman II. Well, those production difficulties even bled into the production for Superman III. Both Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor) and Margot Kidder (Lois Lane) … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 5 – Superman II theatrical cut

In the previous post, I touched on the production difficulties behind Superman, starring Christopher Reeve. I probably spent more time talking about them than the actual movie, yet I didn’t even scratch the surface of what happened. The production problems … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 4 – Superman 1978

This is it, the big one. The main reason I wanted to start this blog series. Superman, directed by Richard Donner, is a very significant movie. It featured what was then groundbreaking visual effects, its massive success proved that superhero … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 2 – Superman and the Mole Men

When people think of the old Superman movies, the Christopher Reeves quadrilogy usually comes to mind. Yet as influential and historically important as those movies are, they weren’t the first theatrically released Superman movies. Like with Batman, there were serials … Continue reading

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