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Movie Retrospectives

Fairy tales have always been a wonderful source of entertainment, filled with magic, tragedy, and triumph. The fun part about them is their ability to twist into something entirely new and exciting. Film Director Stuart Gordon did just that work  More...

John Hughes defined the youth film genre in the ’80s. His voice and viewpoint on teen drama had an important impact on how teenagers were depicted in film. Hughes showcased the problems and challenges of teens and placed a spotlight on the reality o  More...

Thirty years ago, Freddy Krueger slammed one of his teenage victims head first into a television set saying, “This is it, Jennifer, your big break in TV. Welcome to Prime Time, bitch!” An infamous line, it is just one of the many endearing fac  More...

This week in Horror movie history, back on February 13th of 1998, the Psychological Sci-Fi Thriller Sphere took orbit. One of Michael Crichton’s lesser known stories made into film, Barry Levinson (Rain Man 1988, Sleepers 1996) acted as direct  More...

This week in Horror movie history, back on February 6th of 2001, Hannibal made its way into theaters across the land. Adapted from the novel by Thomas Harris, Hannibal reprises Sir Anthony Hopkins’ (Legends of the Fall 1994, The Wolfman 2010) iconic  More...