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The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

First released in 1976, The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane tells the story of Ryann Jacobs (played by Jodie Foster, who was thirteen years old when she made this film). Rynn lives in a small New England town, in a house that her father has leased for three years.  It’s been a while […]

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Audrey Rose (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The 1977 film, Audrey Rose, tells the story of an annoying little girl named Ivy (Susan Swift), who is the daughter of annoying Janice (Marsha Mason) and annoying Bill (John Beck).  Everything seems to be perfectly normal until, one day, they notice that they’re being followed around by an annoying man named Elliott (Anthony Hopkins).  […]

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The Tower (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The plot of 1993’s The Tower could probably best be described as, “Paul Reiser gets a job and gets everyone killed.” Technically, Paul Reiser is playing Tony Minot, a guy who would rather spend his time in his apartment, composing new age synthesizer anthems and eating left over pizza, than actually go to work.  But […]

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10/31 (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

It’s Halloween night and we all know what the means.  It’s a time for candy.  It’s a time for treats.  It’s a time for tricks.  And it’s definitely a time for a few frights.  Two costumed children sit in a dark room that is only partially illuminated by the flickering of their TV.  On the […]

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Cast A Deadly Spell (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Welcome to 1940s Los Angeles! It’s a world that, at first, seems very familiar.  World War II is over and, even as America faces the future with refreshed optimism, the streets of Los Angles remain mean and dangerous.  There are gangsters.  There are rich men plotting to make themselves even richer.  The police are corrupt.  […]