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B-fest 2014 line-up (spoilers)

We are proud to represent the Psychotronic Film Society (original Chicago chapter) at the annual B-fest 24-hour schlockarama again this year. Go to www.b-fest.com for more details. We have the latest line-up right here under the break:

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Die Another Day

The spy who went into the cold Pierce Brosnan continues to bring his gifts to the role of James Bond, and for that we can be thankful. However, the screenwriters have let him down a bit this time. To be … Continue reading

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The Girl Hunters DVD

Hammer nails another The opening of The Girl Hunters¬†(1963) reveals ultra-tough detective Mike Hammer in a familiar situation: beat up, drunk, and lying in an alley. But there’s something unfamiliar here: though Hammer surely has his own voice and demeanor, … Continue reading

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

1969 Okay Unfrozen superspy leftover Powers makes his second appearance on the screen amid a deafening carnival of hype which leads one to believe that a let-down is inevitable. But our man Mike Myers saves the world again. Though many … Continue reading

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Double Team

Two On One The latest in a series of Jean-Claude Van Damme action films that puts a slight twist on the usual bullets-and-badmen formula. This time the main gimmick – and the focus of all publicity – is the feature … Continue reading

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First Strike

Chan, Jackie Chan Although New line is trying to build excitement for their latest Jackie Chan film by using the tag line “Fighting for America for the first time”, the hype is only partly correct. Jackie’s by now familiar Hong … Continue reading

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GoldenEye

Bond is back – 007 strikes Gold again In the 1960s, James Bond movies represented the height of hipness and sophistication in pop entertainment. Sean Connery’s portrayal of Ian Fleming’s super secret agent appealed to just about everybody. Men wanted … Continue reading

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