Category: Movies

Paranormal Activity

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Made for a measly $15,000 and filmed over one week, Paranormal Activity is “the next thing” in ultra-low-budget moviemaking.  Paranormal Activity is a film that is hard to talk about without ruining anything for you, so this review will focus more on the technical aspects rather than the film itself.  Still, I recommend seeing it before you continue reading.

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Rainy Day Movie: Nosferatu

Rainy Day Movie is a feature here on Living With a Nerd that provides short insights into movies and series that you should save for a rainy day.  In this edition of Rainy Day Movie, we explore the legendary vampire film Nosferatu.

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15 Years Later: Stargate

It may be hard to believe, but the sci-fi classic Stargate was released 15 years ago on October 28th, 1994.  Grossing $196 million on a budget of $50 million, and spawning multiple immensely popular (and long running)  TV series’, Stargate’s popularity has only grown in the time since its release.  Now considered by many to be required viewing for any science fiction fan, Stargate still feels fresh.

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Rainy Day Movie: Liberty! The American Revolution

Rainy Day Movie is a feature here on Living With a Nerd that provides short insights into movies and series that you should save for a rainy day.  In this edition of Rainy Day Movie, we explore the fantastic PBS mini-series Liberty! The American Revolution.

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A Decade Later: House on Haunted Hill

On October 29th, 1999, House on Haunted Hill was released to the masses.  An updated version of the 1959 classic staring Vincent Price, this film still retains its creepy-factor a decade after its release.

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Rainy Day Movie: Metropolis

Rainy Day Movie is a new feature here on Living With a Nerd.  These will be short insights into movies that you should save for a rainy day, so that you can spend time after viewing to reflect on what you have just experienced.  For the first Rainy Day Movie entry, we will be taking a look at the classic film Metropolis.

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Perfume is one of the best movies you have likely never seen.  With a great cast, amazing acting, an interesting storyline, and some of the “dirtiest” and grittiest images ever put on film, Perfume belongs on every movie lover’s shelf.

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The Haunted World of El Superbeasto

Fans of Rob Zombie have been waiting years for his animated movie The Haunted World of El Superbeasto. Well, the Beasto is finally upon us. Was it worth the wait?

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Zombieland…home of the twinkies

In recent years, it seems that humans have become more central to zombie stories instead of the zombies.  No longer content to focus on rotting flesh and cliches, zombie storytellers have begun exploring the way survivors would change through their ordeal…mentally, physically, and even intellectually.  As the newest member of the “focus on humans” club,  Zombieland is worth three times the price of admission.

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Sam Raimi returns to his roots with one of the best horror movies in years.  A perfect balance of gore, scares, laughs, and story create an experience that any horror movie lover can’t miss.

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