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You Should Be Proud of This Achievement: Female Film Directors and Their Next Superhero Movies

At a time when five out of every four films contain superheroes, this year’s Wonder Woman feels fresh and amazing. After more than a...

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DVD/CD Review: The Who, “Isle of Wight 2004 Festival”

Only two years after the long-dormant festival was resurrected, one of the bands who left a pretty timeless mark previously at the storied...

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No Concessions: Wonder Women

The Mummy. And, the other one....

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Spinning Discs: “Sky on Fire”

Asian action explodes....

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(Not So) Famous Firsts: Jonathan Demme’s “Caged Heat”

Jonathan Demme’s passing was marked by tributes to Silence of the Lambs, an American horror classic. Demme would still be considered one...

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Film Review: “Alien: Covenant”

"Alien: Covenant" is one part chest-bursting thrills -- and two parts "Intro to Humanities."...

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Film Review: “The Lovers”

Debra Winger and Tracy Letts star in a late middle age love story...

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Film Review: “The Circle”

Secrets are lies in the world of "The Circle" ...

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Next Sunday A.D.: Movies That Should Be Featured on “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

Mystery Science Theater 3000 is back for a new generation of smart alecks to learn about camp. The one aspect of the MST3K revival that was...

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DVD/CD Review: “Thank You, Friends: Big Star’s ‘Third’ Live … and More”

Forget objectivity, because you won’t find it here – not from me.  And certainly not about these live, orchestral,...

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Moving (Picture) Music: Max Frost & the Troopers, “Shape of Things to Come”

'60 icon Max Frost urges you to get real, my troopers! There's only one problem......

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The Popdose Interview: Troma Entertainment’s Lloyd Kaufman

Originally intended to be the second part of Popdose's look at VHS videotape subculture, Troma Entertainment's co-founder Lloyd Kaufman had...

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Farkakte Film Flashback: Baseball Movies Edition

You’re probably familiar with Redbox — that’s the company that lets you borrow DVDs from a box outside the supermarket....

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The Popdose Interview: Catherine Taber

In the world of independent film, one must use whatever resources are available to make sure as many people as possible see the movie...

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(Not So) Famous Firsts: “Fear and Desire”

Every filmmaker follows one of two paths. The first path is the Orson Welles wunderkind path that sees a filmmaker dazzle everyone their...

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Dw. Dunphy On… And Videotape, Part One: VHS Subculture

The first in a two-part series exploring home video and the formats which refuse to die....

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Spinning Discs: “Strange” Things

The Doctor is in. And he's brought friends....

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The Popdose Interview: “Songs, Bond Songs” Executive Producer Andrew Curry

The classic Bond songs, shaken, stirred, and disrupted....

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The Ted Zone: When the Black Character Doesn’t Die

Why "Get Out," and to a lesser extent, "Hidden Figures" defy audience expectations....

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Box Office Flashback: February 13, 1997

A long time ago in a country that seems far, far away ......

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Popdose Flashback: John Hurt and His Dystopian Filmography

Legendary character actor John Hurt passed away in January 2017. Coincidentally, January 2017 also saw a spike in the sales of many classic...

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CD/DVD Reviews: Def Leppard, Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Peter Murphy

Good concert films can either define an era (Woodstock, The Last Waltz) or an artist (Frampton Comes Alive, Cheap Trick at Budokan, Stop...

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Spinning Discs: Nominees

Moonlight shines as Oscar nominees come home....

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Spinning Discs: For Movie Lovers

The Edge of Seventeen and other crushes on DVD and Blu-ray....

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No Concessions: “The Lego Batman Movie”

Everything is Bat-awesome....

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The Weekend Matinee: “Searching for Bobby Fischer”

For a couple of years, I’ve been trying to convince my daughter to watch this gem, but each time I explained the plot of "Searching for...

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Film Review: “A Street Cat Named Bob”

This is a true story, a heartwarming story and one that frankly, I wish had a bigger audience because it was so well executed,...

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Popdose Flashback: “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me”

One of the most significant television events of 2017 is the impending release of the Twin Peaks revival. Fans of the series are waiting to...

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Dw. Dunphy On… The Doomed Land of “Krull”

Let us now enter a world of fantasy and take it way too seriously....