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Last week when we shared the Independence’s Top 10 Film Noir list, little did we expect the outpouring of fans of these so-called Dark Movies.…

If you saw “X,” the recent slasher film by Ti West, you will definitely want to see “Pearl : An X-traordinary Origin Story.” This prequel is c…

Ary de Resende Barroso’s samba song “Brazil” has been performed by such diverse singers as Bing Crosby, Harry Belafonte, Paul Anka and Dionne …

Recently I enjoyed a retrospective screening of “Body Heat,” my favorite neo-noir film. My review inspired several readers to ask about other …

I used to own a publishing company that specialized in neo-noir mysteries. So you can expect that I’m a fan of noir and neo-noir movies.

Religious cults can range from Jonestown to Scientology. Some would even lump in Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, as well as ministries like Jerry F…

Recently, my movie pal Randy Becker shared his Top 10 favorite train movies with us. Among other things, he’s a former train engineer. His lis…

A few weeks ago, we looked at Top 10 pet movies. These were mostly films about dogs and cats, but we acknowledged that many other kinds of pet…

Recently, re-watching the Julie Andrews comedy “Victor/Victoria” (1982) sparked my search for other films with a drag theme.

As I write these words, I’m am sitting in Firefly Cove, a small gated community in Lake Lure, North Carolina. From where I sit, I can see the …

A tornado is a destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel-shaped cloud. Yes, that’s what blew Dorothy Ga…

Brad Pitt’s “Bullet Train” got me musing about favorite train movies. But I step aside and turn this week’s Top 10 list over to my movie buddy…

I could easily imagine myself in this new Brad Pitt movie called “Bullet Train.” I’ve ridden the Shinkansen, that high-speed railway from Kyot…

This week’s movie review about the “DC League of Super-Pets” got us thinking about pet movies … even if they’re not super. (Actually, all pets…