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Title: The Fly

Year: 1986
Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: George Langelaan (Original Material By), David Cronenberg (Screenwriter), Charles Edward Pogue (Screenwriter)
Rating: R
Length: 96 Min.
Video: Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1, English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: Mono, Spanish: Dolby Digital: Mono, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: Chinese, English, Korean, Spanish, Trivia

Stars:
Jeff Goldblum as Seth Brundle
Geena Davis as Veronica Quaife
John Getz (1946) as Stathis Borans
Joy Boushel as Tawny
Leslie Carlson [Les Carlson] as Dr. Cheevers
George Chuvalo as Marky

Plot:
In this chilling remake of the horror classic, Jeff Goldblum stars as an overly ambitious scientist who accidentally merges with a housefly while conducting a bizarre teleporting experiment. Now his journalist girlfriend (Genna Davis) suddenly finds herself caring for a hideous creature whose insect half gradually begins to take over.

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My Thoughts:

This is an enjoyable movie. It is a bit on the disturbing as well as on the disgusting side. But I think it updated the Vincent price classic well. I can't say that I prefer the original or the remake because even though it has the same basic story — both movies are such a different style from one another that I enjoy each one pretty much the same amount for each of their particular styles. When I want the classic atmosphere of storytelling the Vincent Price version will more then satisfy. But this one is the one I want to see when I want a more disturbed... dark version of the story.

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Title: The Conjuring
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Year: 2013
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Rating: Rated R : Sequences of Disturbing Violence and Terror
Length: 112 Min.
Video: Widescreen 2.40:1
Audio: English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Spanish: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital: 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Stars:
Vera Farmiga as Lorraine Warren
Patrick Wilson (1973) as Ed Warren
Lili Taylor as Carolyn Perron
Ron Livingston as Roger Perron
Shanley Caswell as Andrea
Hayley McFarland as Nancy

Plot:
Based on true events, The Conjuring tells the thrilling story of ghost hunters Lorraine and Ed Warren (Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson), who help a family terrorized by an evil spirit in their mysterious farmhouse.

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My Thoughts:

I really enjoyed this one. It has great atsmophere the story is well written as well as well acted. I feel this one is a must see for horror fans. Definitely recommended.

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Title: Don't Breathe

Year: 2016
Director: Fede Alvarez
Writer: Fede Alvarez (Writer), Rodo Sayagues (Writer)
Rating: Rated R : Terror Violence, Disturbing Content, and Language Including Sexual References
Length: 89 Min.
Video: Widescreen 2.40:1
Audio: English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1, Audio Descriptive: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Spanish: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Commentary: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Commentary

Stars:
Stephen Lang as The Blind Man
Jane Levy as Rocky
Dylan Minnette as Alex
Daniel Zovatto as Money
Emma Bercovici as Diddy
Franciska Töröcsik as Cindy

Plot:
From the twisted minds behind EVIL DEAD comes a new terrifying experience. Three young thieves (Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto) fight for their lives after breaking into the home of a blind man (Stephen Lang) who has a dark side.

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My Thoughts:

Just finished the movie. So glad I popped it in.I really enjoyed every second of it! I am not sure I would call this a horror. More a suspense/thriller. Butit did have some horror aspects I think. I thought I had the ending figured out, but no! This one did fool me.This film is easily worth the time it takes to watch it. I would highly recommend it if you never seen it before!

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
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Title: Arachnophobia
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Year: 1990
Director: Frank Marshall
Writer: Don Jakoby (Story By), Al Williams (Story By), Don Jakoby (Screenwriter), Wesley Strick (Screenwriter)
Rating: PG-13
Length: 110 Min.
Video: Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1, Spanish: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, French: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround
Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Stars:
Jeff Daniels (1955) as Ross Jennings
Harley Jane Kozak as Molly Jennings
John Goodman (1952) as Delbert McClintock
Julian Sands as Dr. James Atherton
Stuart Pankin as Sheriff Parsons
Brian McNamara (1960) as Chris Collins

Plot:
Get caught in a web of laughs, thrills and chills with Arachnophobia from legendary Executive Producer Steven Spielberg – now available for the first time on Blu-ray, featuring an all-new digital restoration with enhanced picture and sound.

Jeff Daniels and John Goodman star in this creepy comedy, crawling with the perfect mix of fun and fright.

Everyone is afraid of something. But when Dr. Ross Jennings (Daniels) moves his family to a quiet place in the country, the one thing that bugs him the most is terrifying everyone in town. For this unlikely hero, overcoming a childhood fear of spiders might just save the day. Enjoy the hair-raising entertainment of Arachnophobia like never before on Blu-ray!

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My Thoughts:

I enjoyed this one quite a bit. Though I do admit I can only watch it but so often as I always get the chills watching it. I so hate spiders! But the film is a lot of fun and has a good story. It is definitely worth the time put in to watch it.

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Title: Bram Stoker's Dracula: Collector's Edition
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Year: 1992
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Bram Stoker (Original Material By), James V. Hart (Screenwriter)
Rating: Rated R : Sexuality and Horror Violence
Length: 127 Min.
Video: Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: English: PCM: 5.1, English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Czech: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Hungarian: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Polish: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Russian: Dolby Digital: 4.0, Commentary: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround
Subtitles: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Commentary

Stars:
Gary Oldman as Dracula
Winona Ryder as Mina Murray/Elisabeta
Anthony Hopkins as Professor Abraham Van Helsing
Keanu Reeves as Jonathan Harker
Richard E. Grant as Dr. Jack Seward
Cary Elwes as Lord Arthur Holmwood

Plot:
Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder and Academy Award® winner Anthony Hopkins (1991 Best Actor in a Leading Role, The Silence of the Lambs) star in Oscar® winning director Francis Ford Coppola's (1974 Best Director, The Godfather: Part II) visually stunning, passionately seductive version of the classic Dracula legend. In BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA, Coppola returns to the original source of the Dracula myth, and from that gothic romance, he creates a modern masterpiece.

Gary Oldman's metamorphosis as Dracula – who grows from old to young, from man to beast – is nothing short of amazing. Winona Ryder brings equal intensity to the role of a young beauty who becomes the object of Dracula's devastating desire. Anthony Hopkins co-stars as the famed doctor who dares to believe in Dracula, and then dares to confront him. Opulent, dazzling and utterly irresistible, this is Dracula as you've never seen him. And once you've seen BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA, you'll never forget it.

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My Thoughts:

One of my favorite tellings of the story. I really do enjoy this film a lot... though I tend to go a long time in between viewings. Probably due to the length of the film itself. Being up over 2 hours I need to get myself in the mood for a movie of that length. I do find this one to be slow at times... but I think that is to be expected in a film as story driven as this one. But I think most everyone did a good job in this movie. Definitely worth the time put in to watch it. Highly recommended.

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Title: Charlie's Angels

Year: 2019
Director: Elizabeth Banks (1974)
Writer: Elizabeth Banks (1974) (Screenwriter), Evan Spiliotopoulos (Story By), David Auburn (Story By), Ivan Goff (Original Material By), Ben Roberts (1916) (Original Material By)
Rating: Rated PG-13 : Action/Violence, Language and Some Suggestive Material
Length: 118 Min.
Video: Widescreen 2.39:1
Audio: English: DTS-X: 3D, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Spanish: Dolby Digital: 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Stars:
Kristen Stewart as Sabina Wilson
Naomi Scott as Elena Houghlin
Ella Balinska as Jane Kano
Elizabeth Banks (1974) as Boz
Patrick Stewart (1940) as John Bosley
Djimon Hounsou as Edgar Bosley

Plot:
KRISTEN STEWART, NAOMI SCOTT, and ELLA BALINSKA are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose investigative agency has expanded internationally. The new Angels are among the world's smartest, bravest, and most highly trained women all over the globe. Under the guidance of Bosley (ELIZABETH BANKS), the Angels have to protect a revolutionary technology from becoming weaponized. They will have to rely on each other as their assignment becomes increasingly treacherous and even those closest to them can no longer be trusted.

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My Thoughts:

Ok... what to say about this one. It definitely had it's moments. There is some good action. And I really liked Kristen Stewart as Sabina. She was my favorite character. That said this film is lacking. There is definitely better action films to see. I have yet seen a Charlie's Angels movie that compares to the 70's series. While I would say the girls have chemestry it is nothing like the ladies in the series. But over all I would say it is worth the time put in to watch it. Just don't go in expecting too much.

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Tomorrow is October 1st!

Anyone that has been here for years with me knows what that means.... a month of horror movies! Woohoo! My favorite genre!

I haven't postted reviews here much at all lately but maybe I can start again with my October horror movie watching! 
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Pete, Enjoy the month of your favorite horror movies and new ones you wouldn't have seen.
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Title: Curse of the Demon and Night of the Demon: Double Feature

Year: 1957
Director: Curse of the DemonJacques Tourneur, Night of the DemonJacques Tourneur
Writer: Curse of the DemonCharles Bennett (Screenwriter), Hal E. Chester (Screenwriter), M. R. James [Montague R. James] (Original Material By), Night of the DemonCharles Bennett (Screenwriter), Hal E. Chester (Screenwriter), M. R. James [Montague R. James] (Original Material By)
Rating: NR
Length: 96 Min.
Video: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.66:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, French, Japanese

Stars:
Curse of the DemonDana Andrews as John Holden
Peggy Cummins as Joanna Harrington
Niall MacGinnis as Doctor Karswell
Maurice Denham as Professor Harrington
Athene Seyler as Mrs. Karswell

Plot:
When psychologist John (Dana Andrews) Holden's colleague, Professor Harrington, is mysteriously and brutally murdered, Holden denies that it's the work of the devil...until he becomes the next target of the CURSE OF THE DEMON!

A cult classic, Curse of the Demon is restored and released for the first time in the US at its full original length. Plus, catch the rare truncated American release back to back.

A British production, NIGHT OF THE DEMON was released in the UK in a 95 minute running time. For the American market, the film was cut to 82 minutes, re-titled CURSE OF THE DEMON, and released in 1958. This DVD presents, for the first time in the US, the fully restored 95-minute version as seen by British audiences in 1957, as well as the rare, truncated American release.

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My Thoughts:

This one really impressed me. The story is really good and keeps my interest with ease. The cast does a fine job. I felt the atmosphere was on spot. The effects were surprisingly good for such an old film. Definitely recommend this one.

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
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Thanks for the recommendation. I'm going to have to get this one. 
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Title: Nightmare Cinema

Year: 2018
Director: Mick Garris, Alejandro Brugués, Ryuhei Kitamura, Joe Dante, David Slade, The ProjectionistMick Garris, The Thing in the WoodsAlejandro Brugués, MirariJoe Dante, MashitRyuhei Kitamura, The Way to EgressDavid Slade, DeadMick Garris
Writer: The ProjectionistMick Garris (Writer), The Thing in the WoodsAlejandro Brugués (Writer), MirariRichard Christian Matheson (Writer), MashitSandra Becerril (Writer), The Way to EgressDavid Slade (Writer), Lawrence C. Connolly (Writer), Lawrence C. Connolly (Original Material By), DeadMick Garris (Writer)
Rating: Rated R : Horror Violence/Gore, Grisly Images, Language, Some Sexuality and Brief Nude Images
Length: 119 Min.
Video: Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1
Subtitles: English

Stars:
The ProjectionistMickey Rourke as Projectionist
Sarah Withers as Samantha
Faly Rakotohavana as Riley
Maurice Benard as Father Benedict
Elizabeth Reaser as Helen

Plot:
In this tiwsted horror anthology, five strangers are drawn to an abandoned theater and forced to watch their deepest and darkest fears play out before them. Lurking in the shadows is the Projectionist, who preys upon their souls with his collection of disturbing films. As each reel spins its sinister tale, the characters find frightening parallels to their own lives.

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My Thoughts:

This is an anthology film so was looking forward to this one. But really did the first story have to have a shiitake mushroomload of spiders!?! I hate spiders!!! Just seeing those creepy little thing scatter all over the place had chills going up and down my spine. I liked the first, third and fourth story the best. The third story has a good, creepy atmosphere. The fourth story is a little on the wierd side. They decide to play with the style and record this one in black and white. The B&W added to the atmosphere. This is well worth the time put in to watch it.

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
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Title: The Invisible Man

Year: 2020
Director: Leigh Whannell
Writer: Leigh Whannell (Screenwriter), Leigh Whannell (Story By)
Rating: Rated R : Some Strong Bloody Violence, and Language
Length: 124 Min.
Video: Widescreen 2.39:1
Audio: English: Dolby Atmos: 3D, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Spanish: Dolby Digital Plus: 7.1
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Stars:
Elisabeth Moss as Cecilia Kass
Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Adrian Griffin
Harriet Dyer as Emily Kass
Aldis Hodge as James Lanier
Storm Reid as Sydney Lanier
Michael Dorman as Tom Griffin

Plot:
Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy scientist, Cecilia (ELISABETH MOSS) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding. But when her abusive ex suddenly dies, Cecilia suspects his death is a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia's sanity begins to unravel while she desperately ties to prove she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

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My Thoughts:

This is the way I wanted to see the Universal Monster Movies redone! This movieis really good and I like the effects a lot. They did a good job of making you believe they were really fighting an invisble man. Well worth the time put in to watch it. Highly recomended.

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
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Title: Trick

Year: 2019
Director: Patrick Lussier
Writer: Todd Farmer (Writer), Patrick Lussier (Writer)
Rating: NR
Length: 101 Min.
Video: Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio: English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

Stars:
Omar Epps as Det. Mike Denver
Tom Atkins as Talbott
Jamie Kennedy as Dr. Dteven
Ellen Adair as Sheriff Jayne
Kristina Reyes as Cheryl Winston
Vanessa Aspillaga as Agent Mendez

Plot:
On Halloween night in 2015, Patrick "Trick" Weaver massacred his classmates at a costume party. After being arrested, he managed to escape police custody, but not before being shot five times by Detective Mike Denver. Everyone believes Trick must be dead, but when a masked killer reappears the following Halloween, and every Halloween after that, they realize the nightmare is not over. With Trick wreaking havoc and killing people in increasingly terrifying ways, Denver will stop at nothing to finish what he started and bring the carnage to an end.

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My Thoughts:

I got this one from the library this past week. I would say this one is no more then an average slasher film. Willing to add to my collection for cheap.

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
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Title: The Lighthouse

Year: 2019
Director: Robert Eggers
Writer: Robert Eggers (Writer), Max Eggers (Writer)
Rating: Rated R : Sexual Content, Nudity, Violence, Disturbing Images, and Some Language
Length: 109 Min.
Video: Full Frame 1.33:1
Audio: English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, Spanish

Stars:
Robert Pattinson as Thomas Howard
Willem Dafoe as Thomas Wake
Valeriia Karaman as Mermaid
Logan Hawkes as Ephraim Winslow
Kyla Nicolle as Woman on the Rocks
Shaun Clarke as Departing Wickie

Plot:
From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind the modern horror masterpiece The Witch comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1800s. As an approaching storm threatens to sweep them from the rock and strange apparitions emerge from the fog, each man begins to suspect that the other has become dangerously unmoored.

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My Thoughts:

Went in knowing this one would be in black and white. Didn't know it would be in 1.33 so that was a bit of a surprise. I heard nothing but good things about this film going kin so my expectations were high. Maybe a littl too high. But this film did a fine job living up to my expectations. Pattinson and Defoe did an amazing job in this film The atmospher was not only chilling but a bit on the wierd side. I watched this one on streaming but definitely plan on getting it on disc.

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
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Title: The Lost Boys
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Year: 1987
Director: Joel Schumacher
Writer: Janice Fischer (Story By), James Jeremias (Story By), Janice Fischer (Screenwriter), James Jeremias (Screenwriter), Jeffrey Boam (Screenwriter)
Rating: R
Length: 97 Min.
Video: Widescreen 2.40:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, English: Dolby TrueHD: 5.1, French: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, German: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, Italian: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, Spanish: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround, Spanish: Dolby Digital: Mono, Commentary: Dolby Digital: Dolby Surround
Subtitles: Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish

Stars:
Jason Patric as Michael
Corey Haim as Sam
Dianne Wiest as Lucy
Barnard Hughes as Grandpa
Edward Herrmann [Ed Herrmann] as Max
Kiefer Sutherland as David

Plot:
Sam and his older brother Michael are average, everyday teens. But after they move with their mother to peaceful Santa Clara, California, things mysteriously begin to change. Michael's not himself lately. And Mom's not going to like what he's turning into.

The Lost Boys reshapes vampire tradition, deftly mixing heart-pounding terror, rib-tickling laughs and a body-gyrating rock soundtrack. Under Joel Schumacher's direction, a marvelous cast – Jason Patric, Jami Gertz, Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Barnard Hughes, Edward Herrmann and Dianne Wiest – stakes you to gleefully ghoulish entertainment.

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My Thoughts:

I am sure it is partially nostalgia for me... but this is one of my favorite vampire films. It is one I have seen countless times...one that I never tire of. This movie is the first thing I ever seen Kiefer Sutherland in... and I think he did an awesome job in it. I also think Jason Patric did a great job as Michael. and I definitely couldn't help but to enjoy the Old Fart (Grandpa)... I just get such a kick out of him and all the stuffed animals he gave to Sam. Definitely one I would highly recommend to any horror fan... especially vampire fans. Though I do believe most all horror fans probably seen this one by now!

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
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Title: The Amityville Horror
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Year: 1979
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Writer: Sandor Stern (Screenwriter), Jay Anson (Original Material By)
Rating: R
Length: 119 Min.
Video: Widescreen 1.85:1
Audio: English: DTS-HD Master Audio: 5.1, English: Dolby Digital: 5.1, English: Dolby Digital: Mono, French: Dolby Digital: 5.1, Spanish: Dolby Digital: 5.1
Subtitles: Chinese, English, Korean, Spanish

Stars:
James Brolin as George Lutz
Margot Kidder as Kathy Lutz
Rod Steiger as Father Delaney
Don Stroud (1943) as Father Bolen
Murray Hamilton as Father Ryan
John Larch as Father Nuncio

Plot:
For George and Kathy Lutz (James Brolin and Margot Kidder), the Long Island colonial house on the river's edge seemed ideal...but looks can be deceiving. Soon their new dream home becomes a hellish nightmare as the walls begin to drip blood and satanic forces haunt them with sheer, unbridled evil!

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My Thoughts:

This is one of the ghost stories that made me love the ghost/Hauntings sub-genre so much. I was still just a kid when I first watched this movie... and for the longest time was my favorite ghost story. I have watched this movie many times since then... and it still entertains me to the day. I feel the atmosphere is well done. I like the old school effects in it as well. Both Margot Kidder and James Brolin did a fine job. This is one worth the time put in to watch it.

My Rating:
Out of a Possible 5
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