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Daily Archives: June 24, 2015

The critics aren’t always right. Well, at least the first time. Plenty of films that are now considered the best of all time or are crowd favorites received mixed to horrible reviews upon release. Many of them did not do well at the box office either. Over time, sometimes a few years, sometimes decades, they get rediscovered, re-evaluated, or are… Read more »

24 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists

The Golden Turkey Awards by Harry and Michael Medved is a fabulous celebration of all that is great about Bad Cinema. Directors like Herschell Gordon Lewis and Ray Dennis Steckler were finally given their due, albeit not in the most flattering manner. Unmoved perhaps by the unique charms of Blood Feast, 2000 Maniacs and The Incredibly Strange People Who Stopped… Read more »

24 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Remakes of films, particularly by those in Hollywood, have a poor reputation of being cheap and sloppy movies made to cash in on the success of the original. While, unfortunately this is true for the majority of these films, many directors manage to revive the plot of a film successfully and put a new spin on a cinematic classic. This… Read more »

24 June 2015 | Features, Film Lists