Movie Reviews

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Godzilla Minus One (2023) Review

December 5, 2023

I just saw Godzilla Minus One, so here is my first impressions and spoiler free review!

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Hunchback of Notre Dame 100th Anniversary

September 6, 2023

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the original Hunchback of Notre Dame from Universal Studios! It premiered at the Astor Theatre in NYC on September 2,1923, but its main release was September 6th. It’s not that often when you get to celebrate the 100th anniversary of a film, so lets talk about this Lon Chaney […]

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Super Mario Bros. (2023) VS the Sonic Movies

April 21, 2023

Two video game adaptations! Nintendo and Sega! The ultimate battle: The Super Mario Bros. movie versus the Sonic movies!! Here we go!

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CREED III Review

March 9, 2023

Since the Rocky franchise is my favorite film series, you know I had to do a review on the latest Creed sequel. Michael B. Jordan is back as the titular Adonis Creed, but this time without the help of Sylvester Stallone’s iconic Rocky Balboa. So without the character that started it all, is Creed 3 […]

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Why Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) is One of My Favorite Experimental Films

March 2, 2023

Last year I talked about an experimental film called Wavelength (1967), a 40 minute shot of a wall with an awful continuous shrieking sound. Possibly the worst movie I’ve ever seen! But what about the art films I actually like? Let me tell you about a favorite of mine, 1943’s Meshes of the Afternoon!

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Is Avatar (2009) Overrated?

September 8, 2022

Avatar 2 is coming out this year so I decided to rewatch the first one and see how it holds up. I remember really loving it in the theaters, but I felt very outnumbered by the lackluster response. It seemed to me, from what I heard from friends and the internet in general, is that […]

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Top Gun: Maverick VS. Top Gun: The Second Mission (NES)

June 2, 2022

Top Gun: Maverick is finally here after years of waiting, so how does it stack up against the other Top Gun 2? You know, Top Gun: The Second Mission for the NES! Which is better? The game? Or the movie? That’s the battle we’re going to settle today! Top Gun: Maverick is directed by Joseph […]

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Movie Review

April 15, 2022

I just saw Sonic 2 in theaters, so what did I think? Going back to the Sega Genesis, Sonic 2 was always my favorite game for the console even though I was more of a Nintendo kid. With Tails showing up at the end of the first movie, I was expecting more queues from the […]

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What’s the Worst Movie Ever?

April 6, 2022

I’m sure you’ve either heard of or seen a movie that was so bad, you never wanted to watch it again but you had to tell someone about it. Now there are a lot of movies that people say are the worst film of all time, some of which I go into in this video, […]

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The Batman Review

March 9, 2022

The Batman is finally out, so how does it hold up against other Batman films? Find out what I thought in my full spoiler free review! Director Matt Reeves (Dawn and War for the Planet of the Apes) brings The Caped Crusader back to the big screen with a much darker take on the source […]

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Nosferatu 100th Anniversary

March 4, 2022

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Nosferatu, the oldest surviving Dracula film! It was first shown on March 4, 1922 in Germany, in the marble hall of the Berlin Zoological Garden. In my review I look back at the classic vampire film, the movies it’s influenced, and the film’s impact on horror and the film […]

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife Review and Passing The Torch

February 9, 2022

You asked for it, so here is my review of “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”! After over 30 years, we finally have a sequel to the 1984 and 1989 Ghostbusters, with Jason Reitman (the son of the first two films’ director Ivan Reitman) taking the reins. Starring a new cast of characters including McKenna Grace as Egon Spengler’s […]

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James Reviews the Rocky IV Director’s Cut

November 26, 2021

James reviews the new cut of Rocky IV called “Rocky VS. Drago.” Stallone has finally been given the green light by MGM to re-edit this film from 35 years ago. In the original film. after reclaiming the boxing championship title, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) plans to retire and live with his wife, Adrian (Talia Shire). […]

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The Weirdest Concert Film – Led Zeppelin’s “The Song Remains the Same”

June 25, 2021

Here is my review of the movie “The Song Remains the Same”, the 1976 concert film featuring legendary rock band Led Zeppelin! The filming took place during the summer of 1973, during three nights of concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City, with additional footage shot at Shepperton Studios. The film premiered three […]

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My Thoughts on Mortal Kombat 2021

April 27, 2021

Mortal Kombat 2021 is finally here, so here’s my review. Hunted by the fearsome warrior Sub-Zero, MMA fighter Cole Young finds sanctuary at the temple of Lord Raiden. Training with experienced fighters Liu Kang, Kung Lao and the rogue mercenary Kano, Cole prepares to stand with Earth’s greatest champions to take on the enemies from […]

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Review (with Corey Taylor)

April 16, 2021

I sat down with Corey Taylor (from the bands Slipknot and Stone Sour) to talk about one of his favorite’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Fear and Loathing is a 1998 American adventure comedy-drama film adapted from Hunter S. Thompson’s 1971 novel of the same name. It was co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam, […]

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My Favorite Comedies of All Time

January 15, 2021

I put together what I consider to be my list of the funniest movies of all time. These are all comedies, of course. All my favorites! Only feature length films too… no stand-up comedies, shorts, or TV programs. These are in no particular order. I discussed a lot of these picks on Rental Reviews, but […]

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Robocop Review

November 6, 2020

Today James reviews Robocop. The movie takes place in a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit. An evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy (Peter Weller) into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker (Kurtwood Smith) […]

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Review

August 11, 2020

Here’s my review of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre from 1948. In this classic adventure film, two rough-and-tumble wanderers, Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Curtin (Tim Holt), meet up with a veteran prospector, Howard (Walter Huston), in Mexico and head into the Sierra Madre mountains to find gold. Although they discover treasure, they also find […]

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Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare (1968) Review

February 15, 2013

From the creators of Gamera comes a Japanese folklore monster movie so bizarre, that I can only describe as watching Japan’s version a Sid and Marty Krofft show.

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Zarkorr! The Invader (1996) Review

June 21, 2012

Time for another schlocky giant monster flick from Full Moon Entertainment!

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The Borrower (1991) Review

April 19, 2012

An alien convict gets turned into a human and sent to Earth for its crimes, but it’s head explodes once there, so it keeps borrowing new heads to replace the constantly exploding ones!

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The Vindicator (1986) Review

May 10, 2011

In this Classic movie review, James looks at 1986’s The Vindicator! It’s a schlocky sci-fi horror version of Frankenstein with a Cyborg in place of the traditional Monster, while also trying to cash-in on The Terminator. It was even originally called Frankentstein 1988! Edited by Mike Matei.

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) Review

November 25, 2010

A masterful hybrid of live action and animation, comedy and film noir, directed by Robert Zemeckis! When a cartoon rabbit named Roger is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, reluctant private eye Eddie Valiant helps the toon clear his name.

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Karate Kid Trilogy Review

May 21, 2010

Here’s another Classic Cinemassacre movie review from Spike, this time on the Karate Kid trilogy of films! Starring Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso and Pat Morita as his trainer and mentor Mr. Miyagi, the series eventually led to wildly popular Netflix series Cobra Kai – also starring Daniel’s rival, Johnny Lawrence played by William Zabka.

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Alice in Wonderland (1951) & Alice in Wonderland TV (1985) Reviews

February 18, 2010

Of the many film adaptations of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, these are two I saw at a very young age that left an impression on me.

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Star Wars Review – Part 2 (Episodes I, II, III)

March 10, 2009

I’ve already explained why the Star Wars trilogy is so important to me and the art of filmmaking, so here are my thoughts on the Prequel films and altered Remasters.

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Star Wars Review – Part 1 (Episodes IV, V, VI)

February 28, 2009

In the history of cinema, I can’t think of any other franchise as celebrated as Star Wars. So here are my personal impressions on the original trilogy and why these films are so important to me!

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Santa Claus (1959) Review

December 23, 2008

A Classic Christmas movie review from Cinemassacre’s Holiday Cult Classics, it’s James’ review of the Mexican cult classic: Santa Claus (1959) AKA Santa Claus vs. The Devil!

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Ricky 1 (1988) Review

July 28, 2008

Response to the Nostalgia Critic’s challenge to review a bad movie.

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Transformers: The Movie (1986) Review

June 9, 2007

The Transformers was a milestone in pop culture and definitely one of the highlights of the ’80s, so how was the 1986 movie?