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Revival House: “They Call Him the Mechanic”

With the remake of The Mechanic hitting theaters, Jeff Johnson checks out the original 1972 original Charles Bronson film....

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Revival House: “Has Anybody Seen Sam Lowry?”

25 years ago, with the U.S. release of Brazil, director Terry Gilliam took on a major Hollywood studio and won....

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Revival House: “Rame Tep! Rame Tep!”

As Young Sherlock Holmes turns 25, this week's Revival House takes a look back....

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Revival House: “Never have so few taken so much from so many.”

For this week's Revival House, Jeff Johnson takes a look back at Michael Crichton's filming of the very first train heist....

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Revival House: Ten Cool Alien Invasion Flicks

With Skyline hitting theaters this week, Jeff Johnson looks to the skies for cool alien invasions past....

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Revival House: “I want to play a game …”

If the prospect of yet another Saw film makes you roll your eyes, you're not alone -- as Jeff Johnson explains in his latest...

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Revival House: “Who will survive and what will be left of them?”

As we approach Halloween, Revival House takes a look back at the original massacre of the Texas chainsaw variety....

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Revival House: 10-plus Badass Cinematic Seniors

With Red about to hit movie screens, Jeff Johnson takes a look back at other aging movie characters who kicked some major ass....

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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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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...