Author: Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson is the head hamster at Intrada movie soundtracks and is the co-host of the Filmed, Not Stirred podcast. Follow @jeffyjohnson on Twitter.
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Revival House: Deconstructing the Vampire

It may be a remake, but Let Me In offers a twist on the venerable vampire genre. Jeff Johnson offers some other movies about more...

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Revival House: Ten Movies With the Devil Personified

Satan takes the elevator to a theater near you in this weekend's Devil, reminding Jeff Johnson of cinematic Beelzebubs past....

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Revival House: Ten Badass Revenge Flicks

With Machete arriving in theaters this weekend, Jeff Johnson has his mind on sweet revenge — of the cinematic variety....

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Revival House: “They’re eating the guests, sir.”

With Piranha 3D in theaters now, I thought it might be fun to revisit an old favorite from 1978. Movies like Piranha happened in the good...

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Revival House: Eleven Great Buddy-Cop Flicks

Two men, forced to work together, learning to respect each other along the way. Sometimes one is a loose cannon, sometimes they’re...

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Revival House: “We all go a little mad sometimes …”

I’m a little late jumping on the 50th anniversary of the release of Psycho (which opened June 16th 1960), but I had the opportunity...

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Revival House: Ten Fun French Remakes

Dinner for Schmucks isn't just Steve Carell and Paul Rudd's latest collaboration -- it's also the most recent in a long list of...

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Revival House: Eleven Awesome Movie Mind-Benders

Christopher Nolan's latest movie has Jeff Johnson thinking...about movies that make you think....

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Revival House: “If it bleeds, we can kill it.”

With Robert Rodriguez's Predator reboot just around the corner, Jeff Johnson looks back at the testosterone-fueled action orgy that...

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Revival House: “And don’t call me Shirley …”

Thirty years ago, Airplane! arrived in theaters, changing spoof comedy, Turkish prisons, and jive-talking old ladies forever....

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Revival House: “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”

Jeff Johnson looks back on the big-ass shark that changed summer movies forever 35 years ago this month....

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Revival House: Eleven Great Teaser Trailers

Filmgoers love to complain about everything we have to sit through before the main attraction, but there's nothing like a great teaser...

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Revival House: Back When Surprise Trailers Were Actually a Surprise

Jeff Johnson misses the days when pop culture could really surprise us -- but hey, that new J.J. Abrams trailer is pretty cool, isn't it?...

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Revival House: “Never tell me the odds!”

In this week's Revival House, Jeff Johnson throws a 30th birthday party for The Empire Strikes Back....

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Revival House: Ten Great Comic Book Superhero Movies

With Iron Man 2 on its way to theaters, Jeff Johnson takes a look at some great comic-to-film adaptations....

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Revival House: “One, two, Freddy’s coming for you …”

With the new Nightmare on Elm Street just around the corner, Jeff Johnson takes a fearful look back at the previous entries in the...

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Revival House: “The Ultimate Experience in Grueling Terror”

Nearly 30 years ago, Sam Raimi redefined low-budget horror. This week, Jeff Johnson raises his boomstick in tribute....

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Revival House: Twelve Tough Big-Screen Little Girls

Kick-Ass is taking all kinds of heat for the violence and profanity of Chloë Moretz's Hit Girl, but her character is part of a...

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Revival House: Ten Cool Ray Harryhausen Sequences

Just in time for this week's Clash of the Titans remake, Jeff Johnson looks back on ten of the most magical moments from special...

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Revival House: “I know what goes where, and why …”

Jeff Johnson looks back at the 1976 comedy-thriller Silver Streak, the beginning of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor's classic...

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Revival House: “You shouldn’t have come back, Flynn.”

With Tron Legacy on the horizon, Jeff Johnson looks back on the cult classic 1982 original....

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2010 Oscar Predictions

Jeff Johnson sorts out the contenders and makes his picks for this year's Oscar winners. Who do you think will win?...

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Revival House: Thirteen Badass Cinematic Creatures

King Kong, from King Kong (1933). In terms of special effects, the big ape in Peter Jackson’s 2005 remake might look better, but...

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Revival House: “Beware the moon …”

From Lon Chaney to Benicio del Toro, werewolves have been a Hollywood tradition for decades -- something Jeff Johnson reminds us of with...

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Revival House: “What exactly is this Super Bowl?”

Sunday's big game has Jeff Johnson thinking about an underappreciated mid-'70s thriller from John Frankenheimer and Thomas "Hannibal"...

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Revival House: “I’m just here for the gasoline.”

With The Book of Eli currently in theaters, film critic Roger Ebert tweeted on January 17 that “No non-apocalyptic future is listed...

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Revival House: “I Have Been and Always Shall Be Your Friend”

This week’s Revival House is going to be a little different; in the TV world it would be called a “very special episode.”...

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Revival House: Eleven Great Comedies

Everybody can use a good chuckle now and then, but the feeling one gets from uncontrollable laughter is hard to beat. I’m talking...

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Revival House: Nine Badass Movie Openings

Continuing with my current obsession with a film’s opening moments, here are nine opening scenes that stand out in my mind. It can be...

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Revival House: Ten More Great Title Sequences

I was originally going to follow last week’s column with something else entirely, but I got so much great feedback that I thought...