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Quick Cuts Presents: UNDERRATED & OVERRATED SUPERHEROES

Quick Cuts Presents: UNDERRATED & OVERRATED SUPERHEROES

Quick Cuts: UNDERRATED/OVERRATED COMIC BOOK CHARACTERSFeaturing: Michael Arruda, L.L. Soares, Daniel Keohane, and Paul McMahon MICHAEL ARRUDA: Welcome everybody to another edition of QUICK CUTS. Tonight, L.L. SOARES and I are joined by DAN KEOHANE and PAUL MCMAHON. On tonight’s panel we’re playing the game of Underrated/Overrated, and today’s topic is comic book characters. Ready,(…)

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BAD GRANDPA (2013)

BAD GRANDPA (2013)

BAD GRANDPA (2013) Movie Review by L.L. Soares Johnny Knoxville has put on makeup before to play an old man in the JACKASS movies, but this it the first time that his character takes center stage. Knoxville’s Irving Zisman is the BAD GRANDPA of the title. Regularly getting drunk, constantly horny, Irving has a knack(…)

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MACHETE KILLS (2013)

MACHETE KILLS (2013)

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT: MACHETE KILLS (2013)By L.L. Soares and Michael Arruda (THE SCENE: The US/Mexican border. MICHAEL ARRUDA pulls up in a car, and border police officer L.L. SOARES stops him) LS: Identification please. MA: Very funny. Nice costume. Wanna let me through, I’m in a hurry. LS: Sir, I need to see your identification.(…)

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Bill’s Bizarre Bijou Takes on DEADLY PREY (1987)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou Takes on DEADLY PREY (1987)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou By William D. Carl This week’s feature presentation: DEADLY PREY (1987) Welcome to Bill’s Bizarre Bijou, where you’ll discover the strangest films ever made.  If there are alien women with too much eye-shadow and miniskirts, if papier-mâché monsters are involved, if your local drive-in insisted this be the last show in their(…)

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Bills’ Bizarre Bijou visits the COMMON LAW WIFE (1963)

Bills’ Bizarre Bijou visits the COMMON LAW WIFE (1963)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou by William D. Carl This week’s feature presentation: COMMON LAW WIFE (1963) Welcome to Bill’s Bizarre Bijou, where you’ll discover the strangest films ever made.  If there are alien women with too much eye-shadow and miniskirts, if papier-mâché monsters are involved, if your local drive-in insisted this be the last show in(…)

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Bill’s Bizarre Bijou Watches WRESTLING WOMEN VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY (1964)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou Watches WRESTLING WOMEN VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY (1964)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou William D. Carl This week’s feature presentation: WRESTLING WOMEN VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY (1964) Welcome to Bill’s Bizarre Bijou, where you’ll discover the strangest films ever made.  If there are alien women with too much eye-shadow and miniskirts, if papier-mâché monsters are involved, if your local drive-in insisted this be the last(…)

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SPRING BREAKERS (2013)

SPRING BREAKERS (2013)

SPRING BREAKERS (2013) Movie Review by L.L. Soares If you think this is going to be just another Spring Break teen sex comedy, then you are in for a surprise. SPRING BREAKERS is another kind of animal altogether, and it’s the kind of pop/art hybrid that will be playing at your local arthouse theater, as(…)

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Pickin’ the Carcass Visits THE RIG (2010)

Pickin’ the Carcass Visits THE RIG (2010)

PICKIN’ THE CARCASS:  THE RIG (2010) By Michel Arruda   I’ve said it many times before but it’s true:  I’m a sucker for monster movies, and so today’s PICKIN’ THE CARCASS feature, THE RIG (2010), in spite of the fact that it’s a clear rip-off of the ALIEN formula, won me over.  It’s actually a(…)

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