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Why Khan’s appearance in Star Trek Into Darkness made more sense than in The Wrath of Khan

With the upcoming “Star Trek Beyond” it’s time to revisit a Star Trek entry which was voted “worst Star Trek film” by Trekkies/Trekkers: “Star Trek Into Darkness” (from here on referred as “Into Darkness”). Ranked below infamous entries like “Star … Continue reading

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Why is Thor worthy?

“Whoever wields this hammer, if he’d be worthy, shall have the power of Thor…”  – Odin With the release of the first “Avengers – Age of Ultron“-trailer, the audience and Marvel-fans got a first preview into what to expect from … Continue reading

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16 Moments in Batman-movies (that are not Nolan) – UPDATE

As 2014 is the year of the Bat (75 years since his first appearance in Detective Comics # 27, 25 years since “Batman“) I decided to conclude it with a list of great moments of the Burton-Schumacher-tetralogy (and one surprise … Continue reading

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A boy’s best friend is his mother – Psycho IV

After three cinematic visits to the Bates Motel, Universal decided to end the series with a made-for-TV-movie. In it, they try to shine some light on the mysterious past of Norman Bates and tells us, who he became the murderous … Continue reading

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A boy’s best friend is his mother – Psycho III

The “Psycho“-saga continues with part three. This time, Anthony Perkins personally directed the film, his very first. Although he originally wanted to shoot the film in b/w, the studio insisted on shooting in colour. Heavy spoilers for this movie and … Continue reading

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A boy’s best friend is his mother – Psycho II

23 years after the original and three years after Hitchcock’s death, Universal Studios dared to make a sequel to the classic. The author of the original book, Robert Bloch, hade written his own sequel, which’s plot centered around a Hollywood-adaptation … Continue reading

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A boy’s best friend is his mother – A Psycho Retrospective

As Halloween is approaching, I was thinking about doing a horror-movie-retrospective. as there are so many franchises that are constantly reviewed around this time, I wanted to look at a lesser-known series, and I picked the “Psycho”-franchise. Directed by Alfred … Continue reading

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