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Entries from July 2006

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974)

July 26th, 2006 · 1 Comment

After a weird flying homunculus drops a golden tablet onto his ship, Sinbad (John Phillip Law) has a vision of a slave girl with an eye tattooed on her hand and an evil sorcerer. He lands his crew in Morabia, where the sorcerer Koura (Tom Baker) has cast a pall over the land. The Vizier […]

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The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

July 25th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Tuck Kirby (James Franciscus, a sort of poor man’s Charlton Heston) arrives in turn of the century Mexico to visit the wild west show he was once a stuntman for. Now a horse trader, Tuck presents his jilted ex-girlfriend, the fiery redhead T.J. (Gila Golan) with an offer for her horse. She throws a vase […]

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Tags: Western

Lord of War (2005)

July 24th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Ukrainian immigrant Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage, who also narrates the film without a trace of accent) begins the tale of his dramatic rise and supposed fall by telling us “There are over 550 million firearms in worldwide circulation. That’s one firearm for every twelve people on the planet. The only question is: How do we […]

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Tags: Black comedy