Mulholland Drive is the Best Film of the 21st Century – the BBC is Correct
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Mulholland Drive is the Best Film of the 21st Century – the BBC is Correct

Movie Cheetah recently posted a social media update concurring with the BBC assessment that David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive is the best film of the 21st century (as of this writing). Since the social media description didn’t provide much context, I (this is just Chris speaking; I can’t speak on behalf of all Movie Cheetah contributors), […]

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Stranger Things Has a Familiar, Welcoming Feel To It
By September 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Stranger Things Has a Familiar, Welcoming Feel To It

So, I promise that I’m not late to the party… well, not entirely. True, the Netflix hit “Stranger Things” was available for viewing on July 15th and it took me ten days before I gave it a chance – but once I did, I watched the entire season in two evenings which, I think, means […]

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The Killing Joke Takes Aim, But Misses

The Killing Joke Takes Aim, But Misses

One thing that fans of superheroes can probably all agree on is that, more often than not, the animated films featuring DC heroes and villains are superior to the ones that have Marvel superheroes in them. Is that because Marvel has spent its creativity points in the live-action realm? Is it because DC cranked out […]

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Oliver Twist 1982 (George C. Scott and Tim Curry) | A Forgotten Classic

Oliver Twist 1982 (George C. Scott and Tim Curry) | A Forgotten Classic

There have been nearly a dozen major film adaptations of the Dickens classic Oliver Twist, produced as recently as 2007 and as far back as 1922. Actors as renowned as Alec Guinness, Ron Moody, Lon Chaney, and Sir Ben Kingsley have each brought their own incomparable perspective to the role of Fagin, but there is one Fagin that […]

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Les Miserables | In Defense of Russell Crowe as Javert

Les Miserables | In Defense of Russell Crowe as Javert

The major motion picture adaptation of Les Miserables was well received…mostly. Fans and critics alike raved about Hugh Jackman’s show-stopping portrayal of Jean Valjean and Anne Hathaway’s heartbreaking (and not to mention Oscar-winning) performance as Fantine. From the sets to the orchestrations, just about every aspect of the film has been heralded as a shining […]

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DC Wins Comic-Con with Wonder Woman & Justice League Teasers

DC Wins Comic-Con with Wonder Woman & Justice League Teasers

Some things on this Earth are all about forcing people to choose one over the other. Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi Cola… Republican vs. Democrat…. Less Filling vs. Tastes Great… … but when one assesses some of the greatest “us vs. them”-aspects of nerd culture, one thing that seems to radiate debate and conflict on a scale even […]

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Do We Really Need Another Blair Witch?

Do We Really Need Another Blair Witch?

Well, if you follow the Trending Topics on Facebook or Twitter, you’ve probably heard the news: We’re being graced with yet another fucking Blair Witch movie. Super. Now, maybe I’m just cranky because I still haven’t forgiven Hollywood for greenlighting the cinematic train wreck that was Book of Shadows, but I’m rather skeptical about this […]

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Star Trek Goes Beyond My Boldest Expectations

Star Trek Goes Beyond My Boldest Expectations

A Star Trek Beyond Review  Admittedly, growing up, I was more of a STAR WARS guy than a Star Trek fan. I didn’t have anything against Star Trek – I was enough of a geek that I knew the difference between the various crews and shows (The Next Generation was the show that I watched […]

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The Conjuring – What’s the Real Story?

The Conjuring – What’s the Real Story?

I recently read a fascinating book: The Demonologist: The Extraordinary Career of Ed & Lorraine Warren, by Gerald Brittle. This book was originally published in 1980 but was resurrected in 2013 to capitalize on the success of The Conjuring. I read it for the same reasons that a lot of people have read it over the past couple of years: […]

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Ghostbusters Review – 2016 is the Year of the Ghost

Ghostbusters Review – 2016 is the Year of the Ghost

First off – I just want to say that I’m really excited about being afforded the opportunity to write about and review films here on Movie Cheetah. I’ve always liked discussing films and other areas of nerd culture, so to be invited to join up here is a very humbling and exciting experience. I can’t […]

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