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Hallowe’en Flicks: The Burbs (1989)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Bruce Dern, Corey Feldman Director: Joe Dante Ray (Hanks) is a stressed out man who just needs a break, but when the Klopek's move in next door, his crazy and nosy neighbours are sure that there's something very weird about them. When a local man goes missing and weird sounds… Continue reading Hallowe’en Flicks: The Burbs (1989)

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Hallowe’en Flicks: The Nun (2018)

Starring: Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet Director: Corin Hardy In the latest Conjuring film, we saw a nun haunting Lorraine Warren, and this film is the story of that scary nun. Turns out the nun in question is a demon kept barely under control by a convent situated on a kind of hellmouth. When… Continue reading Hallowe’en Flicks: The Nun (2018)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: The Man In Grey (1943)

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger Director: Leslie Arliss Wealthy and popular Clarissa (Calvert) meets charity case Hester (Lockwood) at her school and is determined to take the reluctant girl under her wing. Hester warns her that though she wants to love her new friend, life has made her hardened and cruel.… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The Man In Grey (1943)

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Hallowe’en Flicks: Valentine (2001)

Starring: Denise Richards, David Boreanaz, Katherine Heigl Director: Jamie Blanks At school, all the girls laugh as loser Jeremy Melton. He just can't get a date for Valentine's Day. But those five girls are all grown up, and with Valentine's Day approaching once again, the tables are turned when they're picked off by a masked… Continue reading Hallowe’en Flicks: Valentine (2001)

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Hallowe’en Flicks: Annabelle Comes Home (2019)

Starring: Madison Iseman, Mckenna Grace, Katie Sarife, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson Director: Gary Dauberman Ed and Lorraine Warren bring Annabelle home and lock her in a cabinet which is sealed by a priest. She's all locked up, what could go wrong? When they go away overnight, their daughter Judy (Grace) is left in the care… Continue reading Hallowe’en Flicks: Annabelle Comes Home (2019)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: Broken Blossoms (1919)

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp Director: D. W. Griffith Full of youthful idealism, a young Buddhist (Barthelmess) leaves China for London, hoping to convert people to his peaceful religion. But life in Limehouse, one of the poorer parts of the city, leaves him disillusioned and he starts to smoke opium. When he sees… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Broken Blossoms (1919)

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Hallowe’en Flicks: Child’s Play (2019)

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Hammil, Tim Matheson Director: Lars Klevberg Starting over in a new place, 13 year old Andy has trouble making new friends and fitting in, so his mother brings him home a Buddi doll from her work which was returned because it was defective. Andy names his doll Chucky, and this being… Continue reading Hallowe’en Flicks: Child’s Play (2019)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: Sex, Lies and Videotape (1989)

Starring: James Spader, Andie McDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo Director: Steven Soderbergh Ann (McDowell) is struggling to understand relationships and sex and goes to see a therapist. While she avoids sex with her husband John (Gallagher), a successful lawyer, he is sleeping with her sister Cynthia (San Giacomo) who resents her older sister. When… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Sex, Lies and Videotape (1989)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: Red River (1948)

Starring: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Walter Brennan, Joanne Dru Director: Howard Hawks A forecful man, Dunson (Wayne) heads to Texas with his bull, determined to make it. Unfraid to make tough decisions, he leaves behind his one true love who is killed in an Indian raid. Nevertheless, he pushes on, picking up a traumatised boy,… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Red River (1948)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)

Starring: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell, Gloria Grahame Director: Vincente Minnelli Johnathan Sheilds (Douglas) is a movie producer who has no scruples about using people to make it big. But his behaviour has alienated three people who he now needs to make a career making film. An actress, a writer and a… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The Bad And The Beautiful (1952)