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August 30, 2017

LNG – CAT PEOPLE

mister X and Alex Jowski take a look at CAT PEOPLE- a VERY loose adaptation of the Val Lewton classic directed by a coke-fuelled Paul Schrader in his icy jewel AMERICAN GIGOLO style, w/Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard and Annette O’ Toole’s nipples with makeup fx by the Burman studio and music by Giorgio Moroder.

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July 1, 2016

Martyrs 2008 & 2015

An antisocial commentary video as Alex Jowski discusses The 2008 french horror film Martyrs as well as it’s 2015 American remake.

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May 14, 2015

“Carrie” and “Carrie”

I normally don’t compare the original vs the remake of anything as I feel that each movie should stand on its own merits and not in how it compares to something else. Brian DePalma’s 1976 adaptation of the Stephen King novel Carrie is one of my favorite movies of all time – easily in my Top 10 (which is more of a phrase and not an actual list) which I’ve seen countless times. When DVD became a thing, the first movie I bought in this new format was Carrie. [...]

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August 4, 2014

Maniac (2012)

Horror remakes are everywhere lately. If they’re not remaking classics such as Texas Chainsaw, Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th, Hollywood is dumbing down films from other countries with One Missed Call or Shutter. These remakes would be fine if they either expanded on the property or were even suspenseful on their own but they fail in that department. Only few are able to do this successfully and one of the best at it is the remake of Maniac from 2012. Starring Elijah [...]

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July 13, 2014

A Look At RoboCop (2014)

Since its release in 1987, ‘Robocop’ has become a classic and a household name. After the film’s success, the movie spawned two sequels, 4 TV series and video game and amany comic book adaptations. At one point Fans even campaigned for a statue of Robocop in Detroit. Of course with this popularity, a remake for modern audiences was inevitable. Sony and MGM tapped Brazillian director José Padilha, known for his ‘Elite Squad’ films, to remake the classic and [...]

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October 10, 2013

Why is “Halloween II”?

Halloween II Year: 2009 Genre: Horror Director: Rob Zombie Stars: Scout Taylor-Compton, Tyler Mane, Malcolm McDowell

Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael’s deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.

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