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  • The Super Cops

    ★★★★

  • Satan's Slave

    ★★★

  • Ghost in the Shell

    ★★★★

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    ★★½

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  • The Super Cops

    The Super Cops

    Or: When you randomly look at an old review & realize it has multiple mistakes.

    More often than I'd like to admit, I've looked at old reviews and noted various mistakes, most of which I am embarrassed by-in fact I am too shamed to list any specific examples. This movie played on TCM-which just earlier this month debuted a new more colorful look-real late last night so that inspired me to look at what I wrote about it the day after…

  • Satan's Slave

    Satan's Slave

    TIL that disco fashion, Linda Ronstadt & Phantasm made its way to Indonesia.

    Last night's entertainment came courtesy of Shudder; as typical for me I've known of a movie for many years before finally checking it out. It was remade a few years ago as Satan's Slaves—sometime long into the future Slaves will be viewed, but at least as of now there's no rush on that. I went into the film rather cold on what it was even about-the Phantasm inspiration…

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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    This movie is still a classic and there are still plenty of people who think that this is gore-soaked when you hardly see any violence for the most part; it's more the low-budget sleazy factor and the great atmosphere and mood that make it unnerving to watch. It's still effective today; if only most of the sequels/remakes/alleged sequels went with this style instead of the direction they turned to.

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    Thank heavens for R. Lee Ermey

    Despite all the love I have for the OG TCM (and the love people have for my two reviews of it) not to mention liking the first two sequels, I had never advanced past that point in the franchise—the incredibly spotty record of the subsequent entries scared me away. But, it seemed like time to finally watch another one of those; at least this immediately proclaimed its credibility to the world... after John Larroquette…