DVD Review: All Quiet on the Western Front (TV 1979)

War movies are often told from the “good guys” perspective, depicting tales of triumph and courage in a very black and white fashion. Although, a more balanced take was attempted with the Hollywood epic, The Longest Day, in which the monumental D-Day landing portrayed a gung-ho Allied force against an over-confident German war machine. Another …

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Blu-ray Review: You’ll Like My Mother (1972)

If you’re a keen-eye fan of Hammer Films you’ll immediately notice the striking resemblance to their 1965 paranoid-thriller Die! Die! My Darling! has with Lamont Johnson’s You’ll Like My Mother, which arrived on Australian shelves earlier this month, September 2nd, from Cinema Cult. In the dead of winter, a recently widowed woman, Francesca (Patty Duke), …

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Review: IT (TV Mini-Series 1990)

When people talk about the made-for-TV adaptation of Stephen King’s IT, more often than not they sight the impact it had on their fragile minds as children, particularly Tim Curry’s legendary performance as the infamous Pennywise the clown. I first watched the landmark mini-series with my mother when I was around 11-years-old. While only very …

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