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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 married. They are invited to …

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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 show is about to begin. …

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Review

Director: Stuart PatonProducer: Carl LaemmleWriter: Jules Verne and Stuart PattonReleased: December 1916Budget: $500,000Box Office: $8 millionCast:Allen HolubarCurtis BentonEdna PendletonJane GailMatt MooreWilliam, WelshDan Hanlon Breakdown:  The film is about a giant sea monster that is wreaking havoc on ships all over the seas. In an attempt to find out precisely what is going on, the US …

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Convict 13 Review

Directed and Written by Buster Keaton and Edward F. ClineProduced by Joseph M. SchenckEdited by Buster KeatonCast:Buster KeatonSybil SeelyJoe RobertsEdward F. ClineJoe KeatonLouise Keaton Buster Keaton is arguably the most known actor of the silent film era, along with Lon Chaney, Rudolph Valentino, and Fatty Arbuckle, of course. While Convict 13 is a tremendous early film, it’s …

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Dementia 13 Review

Details:  Directed by  Francis Coppola   Produced by  Roget Corman  Written by  Francis Coppola  Released  September 25, 1963   Running time  80 minutes.   Budget  $42,000  Cast  William Campbell, Luana Anders, Bart Patton, Mary Mitchell   Break Down:  A husband and wife go out late one night for a ride in their rowboat. While they are on the water, the couple …

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Creepshow: All Hallows Eve

Season 1, Episode 3 Halloween is full of mischief and mayhem all around the country, but for one small town it is more than just tricks they are given.   The episode starts in true Creepshow fashion, with the Creep. While carving a pumpkin with Night of the Living Dead playing in the background, the doorbell rings. It is a trick-or-treater …

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Creep Show

Season 1: Episodes 1 and 2  Stephen King and George A. Romero are responsible for bringing the world horrific tales of terror and suspense as well as spawning genres all on their own. When the two came together to create the anthology horror movie Creepshow in 1982, it was no surprise that it instantly became a cult classic. …

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Tales from the Crypt

Season 1: Episode 1  The 1980s brought so many excellent horror movies. When thinking back on the 80s horror genre, most will drift to the Jason’s and Freddy’s of the decade. While there is no issue with this, it is unfortunate that one of the excellent anthology series is often forgotten. I am, of course, …

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