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The Last Picture Show

Movie Reviews

The 39 Steps Review

Details  Directed by Alfred Hitchcock  Screenplay by Charles Bennett, Ian Hay  Based on The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan (1915)  Released on June 6 (UK), August 2 (US) 1935  Running time 86 minutes.  Cast Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, and Godfrey Tearle  Break Down:  The film opens in a packed theater located in London where a

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Easy Virtue (1928)

After directing the film adaptation of Downhill, Gainsborough convinced Hitchcock that he should lead another play to film adaptation, this time for the play Easy Virtue. This play was also one of Noel Cowards’ creations, so it was a no-brainer to pair it with Hitchcock once again. Hitchcock, however, was hesitant to

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Downhill (1927)

Downhill, otherwise known as “When Boys Leave Home” in the United States, is a silent film released in 1927 based on the play, Downhill. When released, it became the fourth film for the now renowned director Alfred Hitchcock. It is incredible to go back and see how Hitchcock’s style was

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The Suicide Squad Kills

It is no secret that Warner Bros. has been dropping the ball with the DC Universe. I am not saying that every DC movie that comes out is garbage. Look at the Wonder Woman franchise that continues to grow, and Aquaman surprised many viewers with how fun it was. However, as an overall universe,

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Alfred Hitchcock’s Blackmail (1929)

A quick glance into classic film history will return one name repeatedly, Alfred Hitchcock. Even the most novice cinema fan will have a few Hitchcock movies they can easily throw out to solidify their knowledge of film history. Most of the time, when speaking with someone about the go-to films

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Review

Details:  Directed by  Robert Wiene  Written by  Carl Mayer, Hans Janowitz  Released  February 26, 1920  Budget  $12,371  Box Office  $4,714  Cast  Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Fehér, Rudolf Lettinger, and Lil Dagover  Break Down:  The film opens with two men sitting outside under a tree talking. The younger of the two men, Francis (Fredrich

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The Perks of Amazon Prime

You’ve no doubt heard of Amazon Prime and maybe even scrunched your brow in confusion about why a person would pay to be a member of the site just to shop. The truth, however, is that this membership can be wonderful and actually save you money from year to year.

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Fear Street Part Two: 1978 Review

After watching Fear Street Part One: 1994, I was on the edge of my seat waiting for part two to drop. Part one did a fantastic job of leaving things open for the second movie in this three-part series. So naturally, when the second one came out on Netflix, I

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Fear Street Part One: 1994 Review

For anyone who grew up in the ’90s, the name R.L Stine brings out the innermost nostalgia that we sometimes were unaware laid beneath the surface. The memories come back of lying awake at night with only the soft glow of the streetlights outside washing into your room. At the

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White Zombie Review

Details:  Directed by Victor Halperin  Produced by Edward Halperin  Written by Garnett Weston (story and dialogue)  Starring Bela Lugosi, Mage Bellamy, Joseph Cawthorn, John Harron, and Robert W. Frazer  Released July 28, 1932  Length 1 hour 10 minutes   Break down:   The film follows Madeleine short and her fiancé Neil Parker as the couple travels to Haiti to be

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