Category Archives: Features

The Reviewinator: Rogue One – A Star Wars Story (2016)

8 movies in, not including Episode VIII (or is it 10 movies in, if you include the Ewok movies?), and we get the first non-episodic Star Wars movie, taking place between Episodes III & IV. While some may think of it as Episode 3.5, it’s more … Continue reading

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The Reviewinator: Ash vs. Evil Dead (Season 2)

After a very groovy first season, we’re back with Ash and his ‘Ghostbeaters’ for Season 2. Evil Dead fans got what they wanted last year, with Ash back to his chainsaw-wielding habits, slicing up hilariously over-the-top new deadites spun from … Continue reading

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Castor’s Underrated Gems- Raising Cain (1992)

This review is based on the newly assembled director’s cut of Brian DePalma’s black sheep Raising Cain. In full disclosure, I haven’t completely seen the studio-tampered theatrical cut so my only opinion is predicated on this version. In symmetry with … Continue reading

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Before They Were Stars: Jerry Seinfeld talks about sex with Dr. Ruth (1986)

I wish I had more context for this clip, but here it is! In 1986, back when he was just a stand-up comic, Jerry Seinfeld appeared on Dr. Ruth’s show to discuss sex and relationships. I find it pretty funny … Continue reading

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Before They Were Stars: Russell Crowe in a Workplace Rehabilitation Video

What better way to learn about workplace rehabilitation programs in Australia than with an Oscar-winning actor? Of course, this video from 1989, titled “Manager on the Case,” was made long before Russell Crowe was any kind of celebrity. In fact, … Continue reading

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Before They Were Stars: Mads Mikkelsen Does The Can Can

Before he became an internationally acclaimed actor, a Bond villain and a Marvel villain, Mads Mikkelsen was a professional dancer for nearly a decade. In this clip, we get to see him perform the Can Can, and not only is … Continue reading

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The Reviewinator: Star Trek Beyond (2016)

50 years. It’s not easy making it this far. Star Trek really has tried to cover a lot of territory in all that time. After 5 TV shows consisting of 28 seasons (725 episodes), and (now) 13 movies, the fact … Continue reading

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The Reviewinator: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

I first saw Star Trek 12 on The Simpsons back in 1992. This one is, obviously, quite different. After 2009’s Star Trek successfully revived a franchise that was so very much past its prime, everyone assumed the 2nd movie (technically the … Continue reading

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The Reviewinator: Star Trek (2009)

There seems to be no end to this final frontier. Take this movie: Is it a reboot? A prequel? But there’s an alternate timeline? But Old Spock is in it, so is it a reboot hidden inside a prequel-sequel? (As if … Continue reading

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Runstedler’s DVD Pick of the Month: Into the Inferno

Werner Herzog’s latest 2016 documentary Into the Inferno is a fiery delight. It comes nearly in tandem with his also excellent Lo and Behold! Reveries of a Connected World, which is about the wonders and horrors of Internet culture in our growing technological … Continue reading

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