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Tab Goes to the Movies: Insidious: Chapter 2

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) Rated PG-13 (for intense sequences of terror and violence, and thematic elements) Directed by James Wan Starring: Patrick Wilson Rose Byrne Lin Shaye Barbara Hershey Director James Wan’s latest film is the follow up to the 2010 cult horror flick Insidious.  Widely regarded by genre fans as one of the best […]

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Tab Goes to the Movies: The World’s End (2013)

The World’s End (2013) Rated R (for pervasive language including sexual references) Directed by Edgar Wright Starring: Simon Pegg Nick Frost Martin Freeman Rosamund Pike Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz fans rejoice as the Cornetto Trilogy comes to its inevitable conclusion with The World’s End.  Director Edgar Wright and stars Simon Pegg and […]

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Tab Goes to the Movies: The Conjuring (2013)

The Conjuring (2013) Rated R (for sequences of disturbing violence and terror) Directed by James Wan Starring: Lili Taylor Ron Livingston Vera Farmiga Patrick Wilson James Wan’s latest foray into supernatural horror is The Conjuring, a 70s throwback to haunted/possessed house flicks.  The film is based on the personal accounts of the Perron family about […]

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He Saw/She Saw: The Catch Up Edition

Either The Oscar Showcase kind of spoiled us or there just weren’t any movies worth seeing between February and May.  You decide.  We’ve seen a few summer movies though, and thought we’d give a rundown:   Man of Steel HE SAW:  [Spoilers]  I have like three comics with this symbolic picture of Jor-el and Lara […]

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It Came From Netflix: ATM (2012)

ATM (2012) Rated R (for violence and terror) Directed by David Brooks Starring: Brian Geraghty Alice Eve Josh Peck Just in time for the company Christmas party, David (Geraghty), an accountant, loses the life savings of a client.  He isn’t in the mood for the festive celebrating, but his friend and coworker Corey (Peck) convinces him […]

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I Heart: The Fangirl Edition

This was an excellent week for podcasts:   ♥ Alex Winter (you may know him as Bill S. Preston, Esquire) was the guest on this week’s Nerdist.  His interview was really fascinating; he talked about his documentary about the rise and fall of Napster, Downloaded, and a bit about what it was like to make the […]

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May the Fourth Be With You!

I have a confession to make, I don’t actually like Star Wars … I freaking love it. From the first time I saw it when I was 9, I was in awe. The lore of the Jedi just grabbed me and sucked me in, everything in the Star Wars universe was what my nine year […]

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It Came From Netflix: Night of the Comet (1984)

Night of the Comet (1984) Rated PG-13 (for some violence and sexual situations) Directed by Thom E. Eberhardt Starring: Catherine Mary Stewart Kelli Maroney Robert Beltran Mary Woronov As the Earth passes through the tail of a very rare comet, people celebrate and camp out to watch the event.  After discovering that her high score […]

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Tab Goes to the Movies: Room 237 (2012)

Room 237 (2012) Not Rated (Documentary) Directed by Rodney Ascher Starring: Bill Blakemore Geoffrey Cocks Juli Kearns Jay Weidner Director Rodney Ascher and producer Tim Kirk, both huge Kubrick fans, became fascinated with the many theories surrounding the director’s masterpiece The Shining.  Room 237 is an exploration of those theories, which include ABC journalist Bill […]

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I Heart: The Hitchcock Edition

Today is National Alfred Hitchcock Day!  Since he’s one of my favorite directors, this week’s “I Heart” pays tribute to the master of suspense!   ♥ One of Hitchcock’s most recognizable trademarks were the small cameo appearances in each of his films.  Check out this nearly complete list with accompanying pictures. ♥ If you’re a Hitch newbie, […]

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