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POST-APOCALYPTIC FILMS: A-Z

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Marie-Reine Consider this a master class in science fiction’s dark side. Like dark chocolate, it’s good for the heart–mostly because it will make you want to take up cardio so you can outrun the zombie hordes. Or the wasteland gangs. In any case, whether … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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MERMAIDS: MYTHICAL CREATURES THROUGHOUT HISTORY

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Heidi   Mermaids are one of the more well-known aquatic creatures of legend with the top half of their bodies in a human form, but with the tail of a fish.  The stories, depicting mermaids from books, to TV, and even movies have varying … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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BOOK ADAPTATIONS: A TO Z

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Alisha Don’t feel like reading the book and rather watch the movie? Well here is an A to Z of book to movie adaptations! A: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – Starring Benjamin Walker as Abraham Lincoln and Dominic Cooper as Henry Sturges. B: Beastly … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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THE HUNGER GAMES MARCH CALENDAR WALLPAPER

February had 29 days this year and now it’s time to start a new month. For those Hunger Games fans, March will be a really exciting one with the premiere of the movie on March 23rd when the 74th Hunger Games begin, may the odds be on your favor 😉 … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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ARE SUPERHEROES BAD ROLE MODELS?

Source: io9 Apparently today’s superhero role models just don’t measure up to the ones of yesteryear. According to a psychology professor, boys exposed to superhero stories are learning that men “exploit women” and don’t have “the virtue of doing good for humanity.” The BBC says: Professor Sharon Lamb surveyed 674 … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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TOP FIVE VINTAGE WEREWOLF MOVIES

www.werewolves.com has gathered a good list of werewolf movies that would keep you up all night this weekend 😉 Where would our favorite werewolf movies be today if they didn’t have groundbreaking movies to pave the way? And while the newer movies are filled with great special effects, Dolby surround … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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WHY YOU SHOULD HATE 3D MOVIES

Source: herald-review Yesterday I read that Alice in Wonderland made 117 million dollars its opening weekend. Unfortunately, I was eating a pretzel at the time. After being heimliched back into coherence, I began to feel like Charlton Heston at the end of Planet of the Apes, instead of viewing the wreckage … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MOVIE REVIEWS: THE TIME MACHINE (1960)

Brought to you by OBS staff member Rose Name: The Time Machine (1960) Rated: PG Running Time: 103 minutes Director: George Pál Synopsis When an English gentleman and inventor, George (Rod Taylor), invites four high society friends over for dinner, his friends ponder his tardiness. Ms. Watchett (Doris Lloyd), George’s … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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‘GONE WITH THE WIND’/VAMPIRE MASH-UP PROVES THAT BLOOD-SUCKERS MAKE EVERYTHING MORE AWESOME

moviesblog.mtv.com: Forget the idea of retro-fitting old movies for 3-D, which sometimes reminds me too much of when Ted Turner thought it’d be a good idea to colorize classic films back in the mid-80s. Vampires are a much better trend. If you don’t believe me, just check out the mash-up … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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5 THINGS THAT BETTER BE IN ‘THE CRAZIES’ REMAKE

Source: fearnet Having never seen George A. Romero’s original 1973 version of The Crazies, I don’t know what to expect, what should be in the film, or should not. In a way I like this…I’m coming to the film fresh and untouched with how it should and shouldn’t be. However … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MOVIE REVIEWS: THE DESCENT

One of the creepiest movies i’ve seen in a long time, The Descent is a great psychological thriller/horror. The darkness and claustrophobia really gets to you, even if you aren’t phobic. Let’s see what our OBS staffer has to say. Brought to you by OBS staff member Rose Name: The … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MOVIE REVIEWS: BATMAN BEGINS

That’s right we have brought you the great world of comic book movies. If you haven’t seen the new “remakes” of the Batman movies… I highly suggest it. Don’t take my word alone though. Read what our OBS staff has to say. Brought to you by OBS staff member Karolina … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MOVIE REVIEWS: THE WOLFMAN

Brought to you by OBS staff member Rose Name: The Wolfman Rated: R Running Time: 102 minutes Director: Joe Johnston Synopsis In 1891, in Blackmoor, England, Lawrence Talbot (Benicio del Toro) returns home to his father’s estate after his brother Ben’s disappearance and subsequent brutal death. While trying to hunt … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS PRESENTS: MOVIE RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 12TH

This week is epic week. We have two amazing films: Percy Jackson and Wolfman. What I’m going to see completely depends on what I’m in the mood for, Fantasy or Horror. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (Nationwide) Adventure, Fantasy (PG) (From comingsoon.net) It’s the 21st century, but … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS PRESENTS: DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 9TH

Stargate Universe: Season One (2009) Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi (Not Rated) A group of soldiers, scientists and civilians, fleeing an attack, finding themselves stranded billions of miles from Earth on an Ancient ship known as the Destiny. Locked on an unknown course, they must fight to survive and find a way … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MOVIE REVIEWS: SILENT HILL

Brought to you by OBS staff member Rose Name: Silent Hill Rated: R Running Time: 125 minutes Director: Christophe Gans Synopsis When a mothers seeks answers about her adoptive daughter’s sleepwalking episodes that threaten the poor child’s life, Rose (Radha Mitchell) is lead to Silent Hill, the town her daughter … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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10 INSANE SCI-FI SPORTS THAT MAKE THE SUPER BOWL LOOK TAME

With the Super Bowl on its way, scifiwire.com has put up a list of futuristic sports. Maybe we’re jaded, but we want football players to wear jetpacks and rocket shoes. Seriously, would it be so hard to re-create the knuckle-whitening thrill of Cyberball, where a team had to make a … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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OBS PRESENTS: MOVIE RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 5TH

Not many supernatural movies this week…therefore I leave you with horror, thriller, and suspense. Frozen (Limited) Horror, Suspense Thriller (R) (From comingsoon.net) A typical day on the slopes turns into a chilling nightmare for three snowboarders when they get stranded on the chairlift before their last run. As the ski … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MOVIE REVIEWS: DUNGEONS & DRAGONS

Brought to you by OBS staff members Emily-June Name: Dungeons & Dragons Rated: PG-13 Running Time: 107 minutes Director: Courtney Solomon Synopsis In the magic empire of Izmer, the Mages – an elite group of magic users – rule whilst the lowly commoners are powerless. The young empress, Savina (Thora … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MOVIE REVIEWS: VAMPIRES

Brought to you by OBS staff members Em & Krystal Name: Vampires Rated: R Running Time: 104 minutes Director: John Carpenter Synopsis Jack Crow (James Woods) and his co-partner Montoya (Daniel Baldwin) are heads of a Vatican sponsored group of vampire-stalkers. After raiding an abandoned house in New Mexico, the … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS PRESENTS: MOVIE RELEASES FOR JANUARY 29TH

Slow week this time around, minus a romantic comedy involving a Roman fountain and a girl looking for love and a horror-fest film festival that you won’t be able to see unless you’re lucky. When in Rome (Nationwide) Romance, Comedy (PG-13) (From comingsoon.net) An ambitious young New Yorker (Kristen Bell), … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS TOP 5/10: TIME TRAVEL EDITION

Top 5 Supportive Things to Tell a Time Traveler – Chris/Dawn 1. You can always go back and fix it. 2. As long as you didn’t see your future self, you shouldn’t explode and destroy the entire world! 3. GREAT SCOTT! 4. Don’t worry, no one saw your bare ass. … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MOVIE REVIEWS: PARANORMAL ACTIVITY

Brought to you by OBS staff member Rose Name: Paranormal Activity Rated: R Running Time: 86 minutes Director: Oren Peli Synopsis A couple, Katie and Mika, who live together in San Diego have been experiencing strange disturbances in their home. Katie hears noises at night and thinks something is in … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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