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Would 2023’s Oscar Movie Flops Have Been Box Office Hits Just a Few Years Ago? read full article at

Oscar Movies Box Office Flops

However examine that to 2018’s The Favourite, one other English-language black comedy from a European director (Yorgos Lanthimos) about wealth, affluence and gender/sexual politics (besides it’s set within the British royal palace in 1711 versus a up to date luxurious cruise yacht). That movie earned 9 Oscar noms, together with …

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Invaders From Mars: The Sci-Fi Classic That Inspired The Spielberg Generation read full article at

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The ‘Invaders From Mars’ Kids Among those post-war American kids who saw Invaders from Mars at the right age (more or less the same age as David himself) were, as mentioned, Steven Spielberg, John Landis, and Joe Dante. Its influence on Spielberg’s work – not just the films he’s directed, …

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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service Is the Most Original James Bond Movie read full article at

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That all changed in OHMSS: for one thing, we meet Contessa Teresa “Tracy” di Vicenzo right in the opening scene of the movie where Bond does indeed stop her from drowning herself. But their blossoming romance, initially transactional in nature, before becoming real, is one of the two main narratives …

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Plane and M3GAN Show January B-Movies Don’t Have to Suck read full article at

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But make no mistake: M3GAN is a fine film in its own right. It’s a clever combination of horror and sci-fi, capitalizing on the ongoing debates about what artificial intelligence means for humankind’s future, the film draws not just on the history of talking, murderous dolls (going all the way …

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Edgar Allan Poe’s Haunting Cycle of Vincent Price Films read full article at

Poe Cycle

Edgar Allan Poe's Haunting Cycle of Vincent Price Films read full article at 28 The Haunted Palace (1963) Corman and AIP really stretched the Poe connection with this entry, which takes its title and absolutely nothing else from a poem and instead adapts a novella—“The Case of Charles Dexter …

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More Great Whodunit Movies to Watch After Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery read full article at

Movies like Glass Onion to Watch

All collect on the nation property of the enigmatic Lionel Twain (performed by legendary creator Truman Capote), who proclaims himself the world’s best detective and challenges the others to unravel a homicide that may happen in his sealed-off, trap-laden puzzle field of a mansion. After all, it’s Twain himself who …

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