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Prince of Darkness

Prince of Darkness

#Johnuary continues with John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness. Like many of the films I’ve been watching for Johnuary I knew absolutely nothing about Prince of Darkness before watching it. Here are my initial thoughts as I watched it. Once again I love the score. I…

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Prince – 1999

Song: Prince – 1999 Album: 1999 Year: 1982 Label: Warner Bros. Country of origin: USA Category: Music Tags: Prince Notes: A classic track by Prince and some genius forward thinking as I’m sure he made a mint from royalties at the turn of the millenium….

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The Long and Interesting History About Gambling

The Long and Interesting History About Gambling

Gambling has a long history: the fascination of playing with probabilities and one’s own luck is by no means a recent phenomenon. It has almost always been a popular pastime for people.  Of course, there were not as sophisticated games or prizes such as the…

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The Different Categories of Classic UK Game Shows

The Different Categories of Classic UK Game Shows

The UK has produced some classic game shows over the years, and throughout the 80s and 90s in particular. I have spent many, many hours of my life fixated on that square box in the living room, pitting myself against the contestants that are playing in the…

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What movie house would I most like to buy?

What movie house would I most like to buy?

I’m one of those people, like a lot of us I’m sure, that likes to daydream about things, such as what I would like to get if I was rich. If money was no object and you could get whatever you want. Pretty unlikely I…

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Some of the Greatest Female Sports Stars of The Last Fifty Years

Some of the Greatest Female Sports Stars of The Last Fifty Years

For many years in the past, sports has been a predominantly male orientated field. It has often been the male stars that have drawn the TV audiences, attracted the big sponsors, and had the razzmatazz that goes along with that. Thankfully that has been slowly…

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Three of the most influential retro arcade games

Three of the most influential retro arcade games

It appears that a great many of us are a nostalgic bunch. We love to look back to see what the popular trends of times were in days gone by – actually there are quite a few things that although considered ‘retro’ still command a…

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Tips for recreating 1980s makeup

Tips for recreating 1980s makeup

Makeup is an evergreen fashion phenomenon that has done an excellent job in evolving whilst moving with the trends. While 1980s fashion had a lot to do with jewelry, clothing and hairstyles, you cannot ignore the presence of makeup in the 80s; it showed up…

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Movies That Changed the Film Industry

Movies That Changed the Film Industry

Film has been around for over one hundred and forty years. It began with the first movie ever made in 1988 – albeit one that lasted about 2 seconds – and the first feature-length film in 1906. Of course, cinema has changed dramatically since then….

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Top Ten Fantasy Movies of the 1980s

Top Ten Fantasy Movies of the 1980s

The 80s were awash with cinematic sword and sorcery adventures. And most of them stand up as great movies to this day. Here are our top ten picks. If you haven’t yet seen all the films on this list, you don’t know what you’re missing!…

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