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Cynema in Comedy & Film Finance

I read an article on Markus Persson, the billionaire developer of Minecraft and why the media says he hates being a billionaire: http://recode.net/2015/08/29/minecraft-billionaire-markus-persson-hates-being-a-billionaire/ Now I don’t know how much of this was taken out of context. I would think with that kind of expendable income, I could find a few things to at least occupy […]

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The 90s: Designer Horror

Somewhere in the 80s, someone got the idea that horror should be less frightening and more sexy and trendy. I am not sure where it happened, but a good starting point might be Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The “World Premiere Video” back when MTV aired videos and before its implosion was the thing to see. Director […]

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Consuming Cynema PART I

A persistent misconception immediately after the 911 attacks in 2001 is that President George W. Bush urged Americans “to go shopping.” This was not the case. Over the years it’s been simplified into that message. In reality The President said this, “It’s to tell the traveling public: Get on board. Do your business around the […]

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Cynema: Godzilla vs. Gino

“We spared no expense.” – Sir Richard Attenborough, Jurassic Park Rumors circulated Hollywood since the early 1990’s of an American Godzilla movie. Writers and directors left the project and by 1996, Toho and Sony/Tri Star came to terms and the producing team of Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich were anointed to bring a full fledged […]

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Halloween III: A Second Look and Why Part II is Cynema

  “You don’t really know much about Halloween.”  – Conal Cochran  Yeah, yeah, I know, you HATE this one. It’s the one without Michael Myers. It has nothing to do with the other movies. This one sucks. Right? Well you’re right on two counts.  Halloween III: Season of the Witch does not have Michael Myers. […]

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Crypt TV Where “Weird Is Good” And Horror Is King

“Weird is good”, that’s the motto of Crypt TV, a place where short films rule and creativity flourishes. The site not only airs short films in the horror genre, it also contains original content, such as “Real Scares” that features people recounting their true scary experiences . Crypt TV’s originals also includes a series titled […]

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