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  • Private Lessons

    Private Lessons

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Dan Greenburg has written plenty of books, including the Zack Films and Secrets of Dripping Fang children’s books. He’s also had several of his books made into movies, including the Elvis Presley film Live a Little, Love a Little, which was based off his work Kiss My Firm But Pliant Lips, Foreplay, Private School, The Guardian and the movie we’re about to discuss, which was based on his book Philly.

    It’s directed by Alan Myerson, who was O.K. Corrales in…

  • The Legend of the Mad Axeman

    The Legend of the Mad Axeman

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Originally known as The Legend of the Mad Axeman, this film tells the story of an urban legend who just may be true, an insane man with an axe who has killed in the past and has now returned to murder again. I mean, that new title — Axecalibur — and the poster art totally got this on in my DVD player before everything else in my to watch stack.

    A young reporter and an author work together to discover…

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  • Zombie Flesh Eaters

    Zombie Flesh Eaters

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Zombi 2 has nothing to do with Dawn of the Dead, which was re-edited by co-producer Dario Argento, rescored by Goblin and released in Italy as Zombi. It was a huge success and nothing succeeds like more, more and more. As Italian copyright law allows any film to be marketed as a sequel to another work, producer Fabrizio De Angelis quickly decided that it was time to make that sequel.

    Originally, Enzo G. Castellari (1990: The Bronx Warriors, Warriors of the…

  • Videodrome

    Videodrome

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "The battle for the mind of North America will be fought in the video arena: the Videodrome. The television screen is the retina of the mind's eye. Therefore, the television screen is part of the physical structure of the brain. Therefore, whatever appears on the television screen emerges as raw experience for those who watch it. Therefore, television is reality, and reality is less than television."

    As a kid, David Cronenberg used to pick up American television from across the…