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Why Mystery Science Theater 3000 Should Not Return

Believe me, I am a fan. This show has weaved itself in and out of my life since its days on the “Comedy Channel.” I wasn’t big on Strangers with Candy or Kids in the Hall. For me, Comedy Central … Continue reading

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Weekly Screening Write-Up: The Legend of Hell House

Time to get back to it. That’s the phrase that I’ve been repeating to myself lately regarding this blog. With various commitments to work, writing, family life, etc, I, like so many, have fallen into the realm of not having … Continue reading

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Update: New Schedule Coming Soon

Greetings all! Andrew here with a quick update for readers of From The Desk And Shelf. First, I hope everyone had a pleasant weekend and a wonderful week ahead. For those of you who have been following my blog, you may … Continue reading

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Citizen Kane and Vertigo: The Problematic Nature of “Greatest Film of All Time”

The title of greatest film will always be subjective, just as film itself is subjective. Continue reading

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An Ode to the Summer Cinema Experience

For me, there is something fulfilling about watching a movie in a setting different from the regular multiplex. After thinking about it, I have narrowed it down to two simple reasons. Continue reading

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Friday the 13th: A Look Back

A few weeks back, I wrote a two-part series in which I discussed some of my favorite spring/early summer films. To cap that project, and in celebration of today’s date, I will discuss one of my all-time favorite horror franchise, … Continue reading

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Summer Film Series II, Spielberg Movies: Jaws & Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Right from the start, let us go ahead and admit that a “Spielberg” movie is not a genre. Although, I would debate whether or not Spielberg qualifies as an auteur, but that is for another time. No, for this installment … Continue reading

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