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November 2013

This ‘Delivery’ Should Be Returned to Sender

It's not that the movie is totally terrible, it's just incredibly misguided.

Don’t Open That Door! #60: ‘The Crawling Eye’ (1958)

Welcome to our ongoing field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: alien invaders take a long hard look at Switzerland in The Crawling Eye.

Why ‘JFK’ Still Matters

JFK may not be "right", but by raising questions and not settling for the standard answers, it's the right thing to do.

The 5 Best Moms / 5 Worst Dads in Movie History

Last time, we focused on foul females and noble males. This time around, we highlight the five best moms and five worst dads in movie history.

‘The Best Man Holiday’ and the Tyler Perry Effect

How the climate and proposed demographic have changed since Malcolm D. Lee delivered The Best Man over 14 years ago.

The 5 Worst Moms / 5 Best Dads in Movie History

They say the acorn doesn't fall far from the tree. Here are five examples where that's bad, and five where said trees could craft a caring and considerate forest.

‘A Damsel in Distress’ (1937)

Grace and Gracie, or Don't Call the Whole Thing Off

‘Blue’ Is the Dullest Color

A film about an unfulfilling relationship between two young French women, Blue Is the Warmest Color is an exploration of lesbianism made by someone who has no understanding of the same sex dynamic.

Okie Dokie Loki: ‘Thor - The Dark World’

Without (Loki's) suave sinister panache, this would be nothing more than a series of subpar space battles. With him, the Asgard angle has a viable place in the Marvel movie empire.

‘The Shining’ and the Mocking of David Cronenberg

The fanboys foam at the mouth over recent comments made by David Cronenberg regarding the (oddly) beloved Stanley Kubrick creepshow.

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