Take that Look off your Face! (aka The Worst “O” Faces in Cinema)

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by Maggie Kruger

Bethany: What’s he like?

Metatron: God? Lonely. But funny. He’s got a great sense of humour. Take sex for example. There’s nothing funnier than the ridiculous faces you people make mid-coitus.

– Dogma, 1999, dir. Kevin Smith

I should give you a bit of background – a few years back I . . . → Read More: Take that Look off your Face! (aka The Worst “O” Faces in Cinema)

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Sam Haynes – Welcome to the Horror Show: Haunt Music for Halloween

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by Peter Nielsen

Those of you who know me, or are long-time listeners to the Forgotten Flix Podcast, know I like to go for long walks. Preferably at night!

I usually listen to different podcasts during these walks, but I do occasionally listen to music too. Most often it’s nothing upbeat or anything like . . . → Read More: Sam Haynes – Welcome to the Horror Show: Haunt Music for Halloween

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When Casting Goes Wrong… Or Does It?

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by Maggie Kruger

Poor Ben Affleck. There he is, snagging the most coveted role in Hollywood, and there’s 99.9% of the interwebs being mean to him.

Personally I think the most worrying thing about him playing Batman is less to do with his acting, more to do with Zach Snyder’s explode-by-numbers school of directing.

. . . → Read More: When Casting Goes Wrong… Or Does It?

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Join the Great Movies Film Club!

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by Dave Umbricht

There is a void in the world since Roger Ebert’s passing last month.  One of the great film fans and the world’s most famous critic is gone.  Roger Ebert amazingly transcended media.  He started in newspaper, evolved to television, and embraced the internet.  It was that last phase when he touched . . . → Read More: Join the Great Movies Film Club!

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Thanks for the magic, Mr. Harryhausen

Mr. Ray Harryhausen, legend.

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Mr. Ray Harryhausen, legend.

by Peter Nielsen

I seem to remember that the first glimpse I got into the world of Ray Harryhausen was a short scene from The Beast From 20.000 Fathoms (1953). It was the scene where the rhedosaurus grabs and eats the policeman… I was just a little kid and . . . → Read More: Thanks for the magic, Mr. Harryhausen

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Do You Remember… Nightbreed (1990)

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by Joel G. Robertson

Nightbreed was Barker’s second film as a writer and director. His first was Hellraiser (1987). Based on Barker’s novella, Cabal, Nightbreed tells the story of Boone, a young man who dreams of a hellish underworld and finds himself the prime suspect in a string of serial murders.

After his psychiatrist . . . → Read More: Do You Remember… Nightbreed (1990)

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Is that a Leprechaun in your pocket…?

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by Joel G. Robertson

It’s interesting how many stars forget their roots. Where they came from. How they got their start.

I’m not talking about their familial or ancestral lines, or the crime-ridden burg they called home as a child. No, I’m talking about . . . → Read More: Is that a Leprechaun in your pocket…?

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Three Decades Ago, In a Movie Theater Down the Street: Ten Favorite Science Fiction Films of the 1980s

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The 1980s seems to be one of those “Love it or Hate it” decades. The clothes, the hairstyles, the music, the TV shows, and even the movies all have a very distinctive vibe that just screams “EIGHTIES!!,” right? I mean…neon and pastels, acid-washed jeans, leg warmers, mullets, trimmed beard stubble, Culture . . . → Read More: Three Decades Ago, In a Movie Theater Down the Street: Ten Favorite Science Fiction Films of the 1980s

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Top 10 80s Horror Movies

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By: GregMo Roberts

Editor’s Note: In our final installment of the Spooky Flix Fest Top 10 series we asked Greg Roberts from KillerReviews.com to write up his favorite horror movies of the 80s.  Take a look at the list and let us know what you think!

Having been born in the (gulp) 60’s, I have had . . . → Read More: Top 10 80s Horror Movies

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Top 10 Scary Places in 80’s Horror Movies

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By Peter Nielsen

Editor’s Note: This installment of the Spooky Flix Fest Top 10 brings us to a scary place (a VERY scary place) thanks to Peter.  We wanted him to tell us the top 10 scariest places in 80s horror and he delivered in spades!  Honestly, we’d rather camp in the middle . . . → Read More: Top 10 Scary Places in 80’s Horror Movies

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Top 10 ‘Juiciest’ Alfred Hitchcock Films of All Time

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By: Ken Mogg

Editor’s Note: In this installment of Forgotten Flix’s Top 10 we are honored to have Ken Mogg, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Alfred Hitchcock‘s work, contribute a list of what he considers the “juiciest” Hitchcock films of all time. Many of Hitchcock’s early films are in the public domain so we’ve included the . . . → Read More: Top 10 ‘Juiciest’ Alfred Hitchcock Films of All Time

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Top 10 Slasher Movies of the ‘80s – Part 2

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by Jason Pyles (aka “Jay of the Dead”)

Editor’s Note:  For this installment of Forgotten Flix’s Top 10 we’ve asked horror guru and podcasting journeyman Jason Pyles to give us the Top 10 Slasher Films of the 80s.  We loved Jay’s article.  In fact we loved it so much we couldn’t cut anything out, so . . . → Read More: Top 10 Slasher Movies of the ‘80s – Part 2

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Top 10 Slasher Movies of the ‘80s – Part 1

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by Jason Pyles (aka “Jay of the Dead”)

Editor’s Note:  For this installment of Forgotten Flix’s Top 10 we’ve asked horror guru and podcasting journeyman Jason Pyles to give us the Top 10 Slasher Films of the 80s.  We loved Jay’s article.  In fact we loved it so much we couldn’t cut anything out, . . . → Read More: Top 10 Slasher Movies of the ‘80s – Part 1

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The Scaredy-Cat’s Top 5 Horror Movies!

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by Maggie Kruger

“Horror is a film genre seeking to elicit a negative emotional reaction from viewers by playing on the audience’s primal fears. They often feature scenes that startle the viewer, and the macabre and the supernatural are frequent themes. Horror films often deal with the viewer’s nightmares, hidden fears, revulsions and terror . . . → Read More: The Scaredy-Cat’s Top 5 Horror Movies!

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5 Great Movies to Kickstart Your Olympic Enjoyment

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by Maggie Kruger

In all honestly, I’m not REALLY that excited about the London 2012 Olympic Games. Mainly because I am a grumpy mare, and there are already too many people here for my liking – SERIOUSLY, if I get through the fortnight without being arrested for punching a tourist, I’m the one who’ll . . . → Read More: 5 Great Movies to Kickstart Your Olympic Enjoyment

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Deep-Fried Cheese Movie Review: Bigfoot (2012)

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By Jason D. Grooms

There are scant few creatures that speak louder or bigger to the American fascination with monster lore than the super-hairy, unkempt, woods-tromping, barefooted beast we all know and love.  No, I don’t mean me.  I’m talking about the one and only Sasquatch or as you common folk . . . → Read More: Deep-Fried Cheese Movie Review: Bigfoot (2012)

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Deep-Fried Cheese Movie Review: Arachnoquake (2012)

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The world will quiver with fear.

 

by Jason D. Grooms

When I say “New Orleans” and “disaster” what comes to mind? Hurricane? Flooding? Levies breaking? Giant tidal surge? Katrina?  Not this time mon cheri. This time it’s something worse.  Something way worse.  It’s Arachnoquake.  I bet you didn’t think of an earthquake . . . → Read More: Deep-Fried Cheese Movie Review: Arachnoquake (2012)

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071 – TFFP: An Interview with Special Effects Artist Hank Carlson

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In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’re interviewing special effects artist, Hank Carlson! Hank  worked on three of Fangoria Films earliest movies, Mindwarp, Severed Ties, and Children of the Night.

He also spent time working with the famed KNB . . . → Read More: 071 – TFFP: An Interview with Special Effects Artist Hank Carlson

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What Are Your Top 5 Desert Island DVDs?

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by Maggie Kruger

Here in the UK, we’re known for 3 things – bad teeth, crappy weather, and Hugh Grant*. What really bothers me out of that list is the crappy weather. We’ve just had the wettest April in 100 years, but because of all the dry weather we’ve had up until then, we’re . . . → Read More: What Are Your Top 5 Desert Island DVDs?

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060 – TFFP: Not Bad For A Couple of Humans… Lance Henriksen Talks to Forgotten Flix

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In this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we’re interviewing legendary actor Lance Henriksen (Terminator, Aliens, Millenium)! Lance shares many incredible stories about his acting experiences and what drives him.

In this interview you’ll learn

about his . . . → Read More: 060 – TFFP: Not Bad For A Couple of Humans… Lance Henriksen Talks to Forgotten Flix

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5 Movies To Watch On A Forgotten Flix(less) Wednesday

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By Maggie Kruger

Ah Wednesday.

You used to be the best day of the week: Humpday! You were almost the weekend and, more importantly, the Forgotten Flix Podcast day!

But now… there’s no podcast. And we have to wait till fracking Thursday? Where’s the fun in that?!

Truly, what a difference a day makes.

Some . . . → Read More: 5 Movies To Watch On A Forgotten Flix(less) Wednesday

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The First Ever Forgotten Flix Tweet-a-Long this February 19, 2012!

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by Maggie Kruger

Q. What are you doing on Sunday 19th February at exactly 4 PM EST?

Are you:

A. Taking a trip to the Garden Centre to buy some new begonias?

B. Alligator wrestling?

C. Joining in with the first ever, highly anticipated, global phenomenon that is THE FORGOTTEN FLIX TWEETALONG of FLASH . . . → Read More: The First Ever Forgotten Flix Tweet-a-Long this February 19, 2012!

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5 Alternative Romantic Movies To Watch On Valentine’s Day

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by Terry East

So Valentine’s Day is coming around again and you think that revisiting When Harry Met Sally and The Princess Bride isn’t necessary.

Maybe you have someone to spend it with, maybe you don’t. Either way, love is on your mind and it would be nice to avoid this year’s model of . . . → Read More: 5 Alternative Romantic Movies To Watch On Valentine’s Day

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First Ever Forgotten Flix Movie Tweet-a-Long: Flash Gordon (1980)

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In a world… where flix were forgotten…

In a world… where heroes were valiant, be they bald or part Wookiee…

In a world… where social media was king…

One of the things I love most about Forgotten Flix (apart from ripping the piss out of Jason) is the sense of community that is spread . . . → Read More: First Ever Forgotten Flix Movie Tweet-a-Long: Flash Gordon (1980)

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Forgotten Flix Podcast Update: 1/30/2012

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It’s your weekly update for the Forgotten Flix podcast!

Each week we’ll send you a reminder about the movie we’re talking about next, before we record. That way, you can call in to our voice mail feedback line @ 206.203.0491 with any thoughts, opinions, or rants you may have about our featured film.

And . . . → Read More: Forgotten Flix Podcast Update: 1/30/2012

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