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“You poor creatures…I wish I could help you…but you’re by yourselves now…”

Back in July of last year, when The House of Yesteryear was enmeshed in that (mercifully) brief thrall of madness I jokingly called The DISH Austerity Program, there was really one outlet on our system for uncut, commercial-free movies…and that was HDNet Movies, a channel that spun-off from HDNet (now signing all correspondence as AXS TV)… Continue reading “You poor creatures…I wish I could help you…but you’re by yourselves now…”

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“I hate to break the news to ya…but I think you’re a vampire!”

There’s a straight-to-video feature film—released in 1996—entitled Star Hunter…which I will charitably describe as a homage (French for “rip-off”) to Star Wars and Predator.  The presence of Roddy McDowall and Stella Stevens does not mean that this is a good movie, but what may be of interest to the Thrilling Days of Yesteryear faithful is that the direction of this cheesy… Continue reading “I hate to break the news to ya…but I think you’re a vampire!”

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I knew there was a reason why I haven’t stepped inside a multiplex for three years now…

Faithful TDOY readers are aware of this but for those of you just joining us…I am woefully behind in catching up with recently-released movies.  Granted, it’s not something that keeps me awake at night because I’ve rationalized that there are too many older and classic films still on my “Must-See” list but occasionally it does cause me… Continue reading I knew there was a reason why I haven’t stepped inside a multiplex for three years now…

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This free movie weekend was brought to you by CharredHer, part deux…

The old saw about “All good things come to those who wait” was definitely in play during the second half of the “New Movies at Old Yesteryear” mini-festival this weekend, because the remaining films I watched were all worth three stars or more: Michael Clayton (2007) – George Clooney is the title character, a “fixer” for… Continue reading This free movie weekend was brought to you by CharredHer, part deux…

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This free movie weekend was brought to you by CharredHer…

In retrospect, I guess it’s a good thing that I was laid up with some unknown malady this weekend because it gave me the opportunity to ogle a bunch of free movies on the HBO and Cinemax channels (not to mention HBO and Cinemax on Demand) and get an idea of what modern movie audiences… Continue reading This free movie weekend was brought to you by CharredHer…