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  • The Scarlet Hour

    ★★★½

  • Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island

    ★★★

  • The Menu

    ★★★

  • Carry On Up the Jungle

    ★★★

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  • The Scarlet Hour

    The Scarlet Hour

    ★★★½

    Not a bad way to conclude my Noirvember. During this month I’ve watched a few film noirs and enjoyed them all. There’s still a vast selection for me to choose from; what inspired the decision to check this out: not only was it mentioned on the Pure Cinema Podcast episode from a few weeks ago discussing deep cuts for the genre, a mutual just gave this a rave review hours ago. It featured various people I knew, from Carol Ohmart…

  • Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island

    Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island

    ★★★

    First off, I am now back on my typical schedule; yesterday I returned from time spent out of town at another person’s house for Thanksgiving. Good times were had, although nothing was actually watched during that entire day. ‘tis OK, as I’ll catch up sometime in December.

    As you might suspect, this was something from my childhood; the VHS was rented by mom way back when more than once. At the time Looney Tunes was on each Saturday morning so…

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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    ★★★★½

    This movie is still a classic and there are still plenty of people who think that this is gore-soaked when you hardly see any violence for the most part; it's more the low-budget sleazy factor and the great atmosphere and mood that make it unnerving to watch. It's still effective today; if only most of the sequels/remakes/alleged sequels went with this style instead of the direction they turned to.

  • The Menu

    The Menu

    ★★★

    A meal that had some sour bites, but was still a cheeseburgers & fries sort of fine.

    Tuesday night I went and saw this movie at the AMC located at Disney Springs. About 3 months ago that location installed laser projectors in all their auditoriums, not just their Dolby Cinema screen. Due to circumstance and other things I hadn't had a chance to see anything there until now to experience the difference. As expected, the picture does look as bright & vibrant…