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TCM Film Festival 2015 @ 30/007Hz

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For Christmas my wife shocked me with a pass to the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. The event takes place March 26th to the 29th, which means I’ll be journeying across country to Los Angeles in just a couple of days to partake of the cinematic masochism. I’ll be meeting up with my father-in-law to be my movie buddy for… Read more »

Birdman vs. Boyhood or (Why We Love to Hate the Oscars)

Boyhood vs. Birdman: Bloodsport

I get it. I do. You (general, collective “you”) apparently don’t like Birdman. The Boyhood loss signaled the coming of the apocalypse. And Birdman is a blight on the history of all cinema. Hell, a blight on all of human history. The Trail of Tears. The Spanish Inquisition. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). I know this because I… Read more »

Saturday Night Fever: The Best Thing I Watched This Week

I’ve been doing this CinemaShame thing for a couple years now. If you haven’t seen some of my past posts about CinemaShame, this will get you up to full speed. An even shorter explanation is that each year you pick 12 movies you feel some sort of shame for not having watched. Movies you’ve been told to see dozens of… Read more »

30Hz Underrated Thrillers – “Cocaine Noir” Vol. 2: The B-Sides

30Hz Underrated Thrillers: “Cocaine Noir” Vol. 2: The B-Sides originally published on rupertpupkinspeaks.com After posting my first list of “Cocaine Noir” titles, I had a few requests for more underheralded thrillers from the 80’s and early 90’s. I threw together another quick lists of favorites that didn’t quite make the original cut – the Cocaine Noir B-Sides. These may not… Read more »

30Hz Underrated Thrillers – “Cocaine Noir”

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30Hz Underrated Thrillers originally published on rupertpupkinspeaks.com I watched 52 Pick-Up, and then the next day Brian Saur invited me to tackle a Thriller list for his site www.rupertpupkinspeaks.com. Hence, I used this film to inspire my entire list. I have an odd affection for the crime thrillers of the 1980’s and early 90’s. As I compiled the list and… Read more »