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Retro Cinema – The Shining

I have always believed that horror should not be set aside as a separate film genre. Instead, it should be seen as a subsection of comedy – albeit a sadistic subsection, where cruel laughs are generated at the expense of the dimwitted characters that find themselves victimized by circumstances that could have easily been avoided […]

Retro Cinema – Head

There are two musical sequences in the 1968 film HEAD which are among the most visually arresting concepts ever put on film. The first evolves from the film’s abrupt opening, where the Monkees disrupt the dedication of a new bridge Micky Dolenz, chased by his bandmates, jumps from the bridge and falls in slow-motion into […]