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Instead of a monster movie about Kong, this remake of the quintessential creature feature focuses on one general’s vendetta against a war he may or may not have lost. The scrutiny he and his company (really, it’s all Sam) face as soldiers returning home from the Vietnam War is all too much to bear, so Packard enlisted his company upon … Read More

Good Shot, Freddy

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I’m a kid of ten or so; ten in dreamland age but physically as I am now, a full grown man standing at the top of a stairwell of no more than twenty steps staring down into the abyss of darkness we call the basement. There’s a long buzzing sound from the dryer, cycles end. With one foot descended, hovering … Read More

IT and 80’s Nostalgia

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IT works well as just a movie. Even if I had not read the book I would enjoy this film. Why, because it does something that many films fail to do these days: make me feel something. While watching IT, I felt a longing for the moments of childhood when we would ride bicycles and find adventure. There were no … Read More