DVD Review: To Catch a Killer (TV 1992)

We’re in the midst of a new Golden Age of television with an abundance of high-quality content available via traditional broadcasting and streaming services, often rivalling theatrically released features. Decades before this big-budget era took hold, made-for-TV movies paled greatly in comparison, especially during the early 90s, which was arguably…

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Blu-ray Review: Dark Night of the Scarecrow (TV 1981)

From a festive-themed community dance to a climactic scene within a lush pumpkin patch, Dark Night of the Scarecrow certainly has an appetising Halloween flavour. Despite not knowing of the appealing trait, I couldn’t help but wish I was watching the popular TV movie on October 31st. Produced by CBS…

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Review: The Gathering (TV 1977)

Long before the mass expansion of cable television and rise of streaming services, movies were generally confined to only two mediums, network TV and film. Unlike today when quality of content can differ quite dramatically between the numerous platforms on offer, feature-length productions often rivalled their Hollywood counterparts during the…

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Review: IT (TV Mini-Series 1990)

When people talk about the made-for-TV adaptation of Stephen King’s IT, more often than not they sight the impact it had on their fragile minds as children, particularly Tim Curry’s legendary performance as the infamous Pennywise the clown. I first watched the landmark mini-series with my mother when I was…

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