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The Birds

Let’s dip into the Alfred Hitchcock catalog again – and no, the wine pairing isn’t brandy.  That’s too easy, and it works with all Hitchcock movies.  For any sort of trouble that arises – and with Hitchcock, it always arises … Continue reading

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Here’s another installment featuring Joe Dante’s reviews from his stint as a critic for Film Bulletin circa 1969-1974. Our thanks to Video Watchdog and Tim Lucas for his editorial embellishments!   Much suggested debauchery will attract the prurient-minded to this … Continue reading

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Daughter of Dr. Jekyll

If you spend a lot of online time at, you probably have an affinity for the low-budget horror films of the 1950s.  Off-kilter story lines, scenery chewing, on-screen gaffes – not a problem!  In fact, bring ‘em on!  That’s … Continue reading


Joe Dante’s Top Ten Movies for 2014

Just in time for Oscar season here are Joe’s favorite films of 2014, rescuing a few (Belle and Locke) from undeserved obscurity while applauding the blockbusters and indie hits. In keeping with the spirit of TFH we’re presenting his list … Continue reading


Runaway Train

Is it just me, or do all the characters Eric Roberts plays need a smack upside the head from a wine bottle?  Not the 750 mL size, either, but a magnum (1.5 L) or a Methuselah (6 L) or even … Continue reading