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The Death of Stalin

There is a quote from Charlie Chaplin that says ”  Tragedy is a close up , Comedy is a Long shot “.  British filmmaker Armando Iannucci, thinks that is Bullshit! Joseph Stalin ruled the Soviet union for thirty year and during that time he Killed twenty million people. Most films that deal with situations like […]

Summer of ’85

My mom dropped me off at Queen Park movie theater in Charlotte the summer of ‘85 one Saturday afternoon with my best buddy Isaac. I was given two bucks. One was to get me into the movie the other was for a snack. Yep. You could get that stuff for a two-spot in the 80s. […]

American Animals

  Most Heist films center around hardened professional criminals, with a flawless plan to steal millions from a faceless bank or casino. However if you’ve ever wondered what would happen if you and your friends decided to pull off a daring daylight robbery, we’ve got the film for you. Documentary filmmaker Bart Layton brings all […]

Midnight Drive In – Episode 8 – Enter The Time Loop

The boys view the Spanish film, Time Crimes and discuss why Hollywood should never try to remake foreign gems. Have an Oscar argument of Titanic proportions and disagree on the series True Detective. Seven is the magic number and they remember the Hong Kong legend, producer Raymond Chow.   Comedy, Insight and Entertainment always follows […]

Midnight Drive In – Episode 7 – 12 Years & 25th Hours

The boys screen Spike Lee’s latest BlacKKKlansman and discuss Oscar bias’, racial bias’ and what is considered trophy worthy.  They warn Mark of Happiness, laugh at Garrick for crying and give you some nuggets of Netflix watchables.  Doug and Garrick have their thoughts on the film, “Get Out.” Thanks for tuning in.  The Midnight Drive […]

Episode 6 – The Blueprint of Horror

The boys take the show on the road to catch the new Blumhouse Installment of the Halloween franchise at Golden Ticket Cinemas in Lenoir. Not normally touching on mainstream films, finishing the month could not have a better ending then another installation of the film that started the sub genre of the Horror Films they […]