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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 […]

Fast Zombies With Guns

Collateral damage....sometimes it's unavoidable. Paul Varlo's attempt to kill the man who is going to rat him out by poisoning his water supply leads to an outbreak of zombie carnage. To make matters worse, these zombies are different, they're faster, meaner and they're armed. With the town being over run by fast zombies with guns, one group of people are attempting to make their escape to Chicago to survive. Meanwhile, Jake and his girlfriend Laura are on their way to Spring Grove to bring Varlo a priceless heirloom and collect their 2 million dollars. They make it to Spring Grove and discover an empty town, its streets paved in blood. Will the group survive the terror that has befallen them? Will Jake and Laura get their 2 million? Will the zombies run out of bullets?
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Retro Cinema – 2001: A Space Odyssey

Twenty years ago, I was standing online at an IMAX theater in San Antonio, Texas. The cinema was offering a one-night-only screening of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY in its original 70mm format.  A local couple was standing behind me and asked if I was familiar with the film. I said that I had already seen […]