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  • DeaconsDen Classic Reaction – Riot in Cell Block 11

    Opening with a pseudo-newsreel documenting prison riots across the USA, you would expect Riot in Cell Block 11 to be quite preachy. In fact it’s rather nuanced for a film from the early 1950s. Don Siegel would become known for cynical loners, but here he presents a film with a message. The crux of the […]

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  • DeaconsDen Classic Reaction- Once Upon a Time in America

    Sergio Leone’s finale, Once Upon a Time in America, has a much different feel than most crime epics. Leone directs the film as if it were a fever dream. We’re introduced to our main character Noodles (Robert De Niro) in an opium den. From there we get a non-linear story that covers Noodles life as […]

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  • Film Review – Nerve

    Film Review – Nerve

    Are you a Watcher or Player? This is the question at the heart of Nerve, a techno-thriller film from the directors of Catfish and Paranormal Activity 3 & 4, Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost. It is based on a 2012 novel by Jeanne Ryan. Nerve is the story of Venus “Vee” Delmonico (Emma Roberts). Vee […]

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  • The Collection Grows

    The Collection Grows

    My collection of Funko Pop Vinyl figures continue to grow with a very diverse group. First up we have an updated picture with Captain America and Black Widow. I previously had them with The Avengers now they are advertising Captain America The Winter Soldier Next is the Merc with the Mouth, Marvel’s Deadpool with his […]

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  • Notes On The Film

    A few notes on the film. No spoilers will be posted. Following (1999) Christopher Nolan – Director 3 Main Characters: 1. The Young Man 2. Cobb 3. The Blonde Woman 3 appearances of Young man – incarnation 1. Scruffy 2. Shaven 3. Beaten up 3 break in’s 1. Girl with man 2. Young mans 3. […]

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