Klar was years-old. Shelley passed away from Covid related symptoms and was years-old. Another unnecessary death, thanks to anti-maskers and idiotic people who refuse to follow pandemic rules because they believe it infringes on their "freedom".
They don't care, as long as they aren't the ones who die. They are the ones who are keeping the pandemic alive. It should have ended months ago. Some of the genre films Ms.
But it was TV that made Ms. Tanya Roberts was years-old. Farewell, beautiful soul, you will be missed, but we always have home video and TV reruns to remind us how beautiful and talented you were. JANUARY 01, Now that the new year is upon us, can we all agree that was a year we would rather forget and regret the stupid things people did?
This world will always be populated by people with very few brain cells, but never in my life did I ever think they would show themselves en mass and do stupid things like refusing to wear masks, keep proper distance away from people and spread lies like most intelligent people try to spread the truth. These people cannot be ignored if we want this planet to be back to "normal" again, because if we allow them to run rampant, all we are doing is contributing to the downfall of Earth.
This is why I have decided to "go dark" this year, not allowing any of these idiots to get away with their deadly stupidity. If you see these retards doing something that contributes to the deadly pandemic, do something about it, even if it means using your gloved hands against them. It's the only thing these anti-maskers understand, so speak their language and fight back for the preservation of life as we know it.
We have tried everything else, so it is time to take it to the next level. This is a call to arms, so to speak. She still looks stunning today at the age of 72 and I hope she is enjoying her life to the fullest. I consider her the Queen of Giallo films and if you have seen her in any of those, or the many Italian sex comedies she appeared in, you will immediately know what I mean. She not only had a body to kill for which she unforgivenly bared I instantly fell in love with her the first time I saw her and I bet many other men feel the same way.
She not only has a kickin' body, she could also act Album) the best of them, which is why she has had a long career in films. Happy Birthday, Edwige Fenech, and I wish you many more! Not only is Covid ravaging the planet, but people I admire are dropping like flies.
The latest example is actor Tom Lister Jr. This brick shithouse of a man, with a physique many men would kill for, appeared in countless films and was one of those actors who was instantly recognizable, not only for his physical attributes, but also for his shaved head and scary voice. If you needed an inmate, criminal or bad guy who was imposing, Mr.
Lister was the man you would hire for your film. Lister was equally adept at drama, comedy or whatever was thrown his way. Tommy "Tiny" Lister died of unknown causes some reports say he passed away from Covid symptoms, but that has not yet been verified and was years-old. Rest in peace, Gentle Giant, rest in peace. It's rough when actors you admire pass away suddenly.
It reminds us that life is fleeting, as all three of them entertained me through some tough times earlier in my life. You will be missed. I know most people don't know who she is, but readers of this site are well aware how important she was to Italian cinema, especially Italian genre cinema. When Steven Jackson emailed me with the news of Ms. Nicolodi's passing, it hit me like a ton of bricks because I have been enjoying her performances for years.
Daria Nicolodi was only years-old and her cause of death was not reported at press time. To say I am gutted is a vast understatement.
Daria Nicolodi. NOVEMBER 20, As the pandemic rages on across the world to very serious and deadly levels, I have to address a certain group of people in my country who refuse to wear masks. You are fucking idiots, as well as murderers! You think this Covid pandemic is a hoax? Then you are simply fooling yourselves and committing murder for your psychotic beliefs! I only hope that people like you including "Mark K.
You may not feel sick, but that doesn't mean you are not passing on the virus to people just for the simple reason you are not wearing a mask. You can have your insane beliefs saying things like "Wearing a mask is against my First Amendment Rights and my liberty as a U. I caught the virus from such a person in June and I am still suffering from the effects of the virus, even though now I no longer am infected and have tested negative for it. As Mark K.
If everyone wore them, the pandemic would be long over, asswipes! It's not just you wearing a mask, it's infecting everyone you come in contact with they also ignore the "six feet apart" recommendationwhich then has a domino effect. You may be able to blow cigarette smoke through a mask, but if you were wearing a mask like everyone else, your chances of infecting anyone are greatly reduced Mark K. It just proves to me he is not in his right mind, but there are plenty of idiots who believe him, which makes him dangerous.
Fuck your First Amendment Rights and your liberty, you are killing people! Maybe a few years in prison will make you see the light, but you will go down in the history books as people who killed thousands upon thousands of people just for refusing to wear a mask. You don't deserve pity, you deserve all the scorn that is coming to you.
According to his family, he passed away early this morning peacefully surrounded by family and friends. He also had a voice that was perfect for documentary narration, doing several for PBS and other networks. He was a consummate professional who continued working while dying from cancer until the very end. He filmed the last batch of episodes on October 29,just a week before he passed away.
People like him are very rare these days. We will miss you, Mr. Trebek, and I hope you don't have to test the knowledge of all those people in Heaven.
Trebek's family and to everyone who watched him religiously on weeknights. Like it or hate it I love it! I will never forget what Trump and his supporters nearly did to this country and I will never forgive them.
They are the true traitors. What I do know is that Biden will treat everyone equally, whether they voted for him or not.
He is a much better man than me. If I had Album) way, I would have all of Trump's supporters go back to school and learn what being a true patriot really means.
It's not carrying guns and rifles to vote counting centers or shooting innocent people because they think Black Lives Matter, it's about making America a better country than it was before. That includes treating everyone equal no matter their skin color, religious convictions or sexual preferences. When you start understanding that, you will become a better person.
That is what America is really about! Emotionally, I'm a complete mess and it was beginning to affect me physically, too. Trump is a worm of the highest order, still trying to destroy this country with his blatant lies and refusal to submit to the will of the people.
He is incapable of understanding how to lose gracefully and will spout lies until his contemptuous inbred hillbilly followers brandish weapons and storm vote counting buildings shouting "Stop Counting Now! There would hardly be any mail-in voting if people weren't scared to vote in person, afraid of contacting the virus from Trump supporters, who refuse to wear masks because, in Trump's words, "It's a hoax" Even though we also know that was a lie when he spouted it, as proven by his recorded phone tapes to the Washington Post reporter.
Trump is also scared of spending the rest of his life in prison, not only for defaulting on hundreds of millions if not billions of dollars in loans, but also for the treasonous way he and his Republican cronies have treated the United States to such favorite Trump dictators such a Vladimir Putin and that short scuzzy-looking dictator from North Korea, Kim Jong-un Trump wanted to rule the U.
Sorry, you orange-skinned bastard, the majority of the people are done with your deadly nonsense and want you to leave office come January 21st, If not, expect an armed escort to take you out of office, either willingly or kicking and screaming, yelling for your dead father to reach out and save you, like he did hundreds of times when he was alive, bailing you out of legal trouble for your failed business dealings.
You see, America is not a business, it is a democratic government. People only elected you barely because they wanted to see how a businessman and a "celebrity" and not a politician would run our country. Now that we know, we can't wait for you to leave office and leave this country, as you have repeatedly said you would should you lose. Goodbye, loser. Don't let the doors hit you in the ass on the way out. Now you will know how it feels to be an "illegal alien" when Putin welcomes you into his country I can think of no other country [besides the aforementioned North Korea] that would accept him, as he will be broke and destitute.
Oh, well, he could always write another book [via ghost writer, because I doubt he can write a single sentence on his own] that will also be full of lies. I hope you suffer! Next stop: Getting rid of Trump's cabinet of equally scuzzy lying Republican bastards. Mitch McConnell, keep looking over your shoulder. Your time is coming! I know this is a genre movie review site, but some events are more important than films.
This is one of them! So much for "Every Vote Counts". I know this really doesn't matter to you, because I cannot stop anyone from reading this site unless I make it password protected, something I would never dobut Trump supporters and Qanon followers are destroying this country.
I know I usually shut down any mention of Hitler or the Nazis whenever having a conversation with anyone, but the parallels between Hitler's rise in Germany and Trump's rise in America are remarkable. Hitler was able to convince much of Germany's population that those with non-Aryan blood were inferior and must be eliminated, which led to the worst massacre of Jews or anyone with Jewish blood in them in modern history.
Germany is still reeling from this over eighty years later and for good reason. Trump is basically doing the same thing in America, calling all "illegal aliens", especially Mexicans and Muslims, "murderers", "rapists" and "pedophiles", taking their children away from them, locking the young kids in metal cages and ruining their lives forever.
Trump's supporters have shot and killed innocent people simply because they believe Black Lives Matter and Trump supports all this, even refusing to condemn racism and racist militia groups I don't want to name them because it only gives them validity by doing so because they support him.
Trump supporters are even forming roadblocks to voting places so they cannot vote Democratic and they even stand outside voting booths threatening voters if they will not tell them who they are voting for. If Trump wins a second term deriding mail-in voting, incapable of understanding that his criminal mishandling of the Covid pandemic is why we need mail-in voting! Every word that comes out of his mouth is a lie and if he repeats it enough, these feeble-minded inbred rednecks, with nothing to look forward to in their miserable lives, start to believe him and praise him for his racist values.
His supporters are the new Nazis and I cannot in good conscience abide by that, so if you are one of these despicable people, please do not support this site as I hate you with all my heart and soul. I believe in facts, something you never seem to understand I had one member [who shall remain nameless] of the Canadian collective "The Internet Astronauts" call me a pedophile [which seems to be a codeword for "Qanon believer"] because I disagreed with him about Covid being a hoax and there was no need to wear a mask because a smoker could could blow smoke through it!
He ignored all the other valid points about why wearing a mask is beneficial to everyone's health, which includes keeping a six foot distance away from everyone when out in public. Idiots like him seem to think they are more knowledgeable than scientists or doctors! Trump supporters are what is keeping Covid alive, as their refusal to wear masks and throwing huge parties are what is killing thousands of people weekly. I know I am going to catch a lot of flak for this, but my doctor whom I trust with my life, unlike most Trump supporters told me if I didn't find a reasonable outlet to release my anger I've been keeping it inside for most of the yearmy life would be over very soon.
I have survived two bouts of leukemia, broke my back when I was younger which led to a lifetime of painful inoperable back pain and had a growth removed from my neck that led to months of rehabilitation to learn how to speak again, but that is all child's play when compared to the year I love my country and will do anything to return it back to its former glory, but stupid people are ruining it with Album) constant beliefs in unprovable conspiracy theories and racist attitudes.
If you are one of these people and are friends with me on Facebook, please delete me, because I have nothing but contempt for you. I'm done with you for now, but it's not over by a longshot.
I'd like to thank all who believe in me and who have supported me through these very tough times. One of the reasons I haven't posted any new reviews recently is because of the state of mind Trump and his supporters have put me and many, many others in, but, hopefully, that will end very soon.
If not, I will find a way to survive. I always do. He always brought a sense of class and a wink towards the humorous to his roles, even in the James Bond films. He passed away after suffering from a long, unknown, illness. Goodbye to a true class act. For the past two years, I watched nothing but this channel for the month of October and I plan to do the same thing this year. This channel seems to be streaming's best kept secret and I urge everyone to buy a Roku streaming player and give this channel a try.
Once you view it, I can almost guarantee you'll be hooked for life. Their enthusiasm is infectious and that is all due to Ken "Ace" Brewer, the mastermind behind this channel. This year, Ace has some new movies up his sleeve and not the same old Public Domain films. Be there! It seems YouTube has a new commercial policy and it's downright stupid and annoying as hell.
It seems that they insert commercials into every movie and shortform video on the platform, sometimes inserting commercials at a time that is very intrusive.
It doesn't matter how short the video is, you can be sure that there will be commercials, not only at the beginning of every video, but also during the video. To show you how ridiculous their new policy is, I was watching a two minute movie trailer and YouTube just had to insert a commercial in the middle of it!
Why the fuck would they do that? I'll tell you why: They know that most people are trapped in their homes during this pandemic and they know their audience is captive, so they ram commercials down our throats.
This is not only annoying, it's downright insane! I'm calling for a freeze on YouTube, just to show them that we are not going to take it any more.
People have said to me, "Fred, but they are only six-or-fifteen-second commercials, what's the harm? I have to keep my finger on my Roku's remote control "OK" button continuously whenever I watch something on YouTube, just to skip the commercials after five seconds of play.
If I don't, I could suffer through a three minute commercial for some new prescription drug for a medical condition I never heard of that uses a re-recorded popular song from the past. Yes, I watch YouTube on my Roku I don't like watching movies on my computerso there is no way for me to use the ad removal software that I use on my computer. YouTube knows this, therefore they stuff as many commercials down my throat as they can I counted nineteen commercial breaks during one movie I was watching!
Fuck them. I am not going to use the 'Tube any more until they change their policy. If you are also experiencing this, please do the same thing.
Send them a message. Don't get me started on how YouTube forces channels to edit their films of nudity and violence, under fear that, if they don't, YouTube will terminate their channel permanently They have done it to many of my favorite channels, some of which had been on YouTube for years. While I am on the subject: Facebook's "New" look is also the most memory intensive program on the Internet.
I am not using it until they revert back to their old look. I can't even use Facebook and my web program at the same time because the New Facebook eats up most of the memory on my computer! There are also several sub-programs that run in the background that search your hard drive so they can send you ads that caters to your taste.
It is the most intrusive, privacy-stealing program on the web. I am also through with it. The Internet is not the same any more, not since "businessmen" took it over. I hope he lives forever, as even the Grim Reaper would be scared of his steely stare. To say I'm a fan of Mr. Silva is a vast understatement!
He is one of the original bad guys of the silver screen at least of my generation. It's the only streaming channel that caters to my many needs. The channel's guru, Ken "Ace" Brewer, is always finding new ways to improve the channel, but this time he has outdone himself. Ace has once again outdone himself and I have to ask myself: "How in the hell can one man do all this?
If you have a Roku streaming player and a Roku account, just click HERE to install and enjoy entertainment like you never experienced before. Prepare to be blown away! Nineteen years is still far too soon to forgive. Dame Diana is very special to me because she was my very first childhood crush and that is something you never forget. Not only was Dame Diana a very sexy woman, she was also a great actress, winning many awards for her thespian talents. I don't want to sound crass on Cobra - Steel Assassin - From The Vaults (CD very sad day, but Diana Rigg was the first woman to give me an erection at my very young age.
That's also something you never forget. Rest well Dame Diana. If you want to know why it is my favorite series ofeven though I really despise superhero shows, click HERE to discover the answer. This is one crazy-ass action series, with many scenes of blood, gore and sex that you never see in any Album) superhero series. Some scenes from Season 1 still stand out in my mind such as the crashing airplane sequence; and a baby being used as a deadly weaponnot only because of the action, but also for the acting.
This is a first class show all the way and I can't wait to see what Season 2 holds in store for the viewer. It should be kick-ass! The first three episodes will be available on September 4th, with the remaining five episodes being released weekly.
Here's how it reads: "Prosecutors added another 20 sexual assault counts against porn star Ron Jeremy 67 the L. Jeremy faces 6 counts of sexual battery by restraint, 5 counts of forcible rape, 3 counts of forcible oral copulation, 2 count of forcible penetration by a foreign object and 1 count each of sodomy, assault with intent to commit rape, penetration by a foreign object on an unconscious or sleeping victim and lewd conduct with a year-old girl.
It's unconscionable to think that a man of his stature would think he could get away with it, but I'll reserve my opinion until I hear what Jeremy has to say about it.
A lot of careers have been destroyed by false accusations and I hope that this is another example and not the actual truth. Yet a part of me believes the charges to be true. I hope I'm wrong. After nearly six long weeks, I was finally told I could leave my apartment and enjoy life once again. Those of you who believe that this virus is nothing but a hoax don't get any sympathy from me. You can believe what you please, but don't you let me find you not wearing a mask in public, especially when other people are nearby.
I'll punch your lights out because you are putting many innocent people's lives at risk. Being one who survived the virus, I can tell you it wasn't easy and I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy, but if you are stupid enough to go outside or into public places without wearing a mask, because you don't "believe" in them or some other asinine excuseexpect someone to tap you on the shoulder.
That will be the last thing you remember for hours after I sanitize my hands for touching and knocking you on your ass. It's time we all started acting like thinking, breathing human beings who actually care about each other, not Trumpeteers who care for nothing except themselves. Stop acting like idiots! I always wear a mask when outside, but there were some Trump supporters protesting against the rally. And none of them were wearing masks. When I passed by them, a few of them tried to grab my camera away from me, telling me I had no permission to film them, causing me to push their skanky, disease-ridden bodies off me.
It's the only way I could have caught the virus because I am always careful about what I do. AUGUST 01, I know I have fallen behind in most things on this site, such as reviews and keeping up with the obituary section, due to me being infected with Covid, but I can't help report that director Alan Parker and actor Wilford Brimley have passed away.
I often joked that Mr. Brimley was born old, as he has played old men for many, many years on screen. Goodbye gentlemen, it was nice having both of you around on this sick planet. I know I say it for most of the years I have been writing obituaries, but I really think this is a year like no other. And a completely awful August 1st. And let's also not forget Mr. John Saxon was one of those actors I thought would never die because he had a very tough exterior that would scare even the Grim Reaper.
At least we have his tremendous film and TV output to entertain us in the years to come. Goodbye John Saxon. I was one of your many loyal fans and I will always remain one. Oh, by the way, Regis Philbin also died today at the age of 88 of natural causes.
There was a time about 20 years ago when you couldn't turn on the TV without seeing Mr. He hosted game shows, had his own morning talk show with Kathy Gifford and, later, Kelly Ripa and was a frequent guest on many TV series and late night entertainment programs. He had no problem making fun of himself, which is what made him popular with audiences, including myself. This is a very sad day in history. John Saxon and Regis Philbin. God is going to have his hands full with you two!
Nonetheless, Olivia de Havilland was a courageous woman who supported our troops during World War II and was involved in many humanitarian causes. JULY 13, More sad news to report.
Actress Kelly Preston, the wife of John Travolta for nearly 29 years, has passed away after battling breast cancer for the past two years. She was only years-old. I really don't care what you think about John Travolta or the unsubstantiated rumors about him that have been circulating for yearsas he has been through some very rough times, losing his and Kelly's son Jett after he suffering a seizure in at the age of sixteen and also losing his girlfriend, actress Diana Hyland, to cancer in Travolta has been through a lot and I send my condolences to him, his family and Kelly's family at this most sad time.
JULY 6, It is with extreme sadness that I report that music soundtrack master Ennio Morricone passed away today at the age of Morricone taught everyone that a proper music score actually enhanced the film experience, as he scored over films. I watch this film at least once a year and the score never fails to tug at my heart.
His contributions to film scoring were unsurpassed. He always managed to give the film music he scored a "hook" that would become earworms to all film and music lovers and he worked on many films especially the giallo films reviewed on this site that were made memorable by his music scores.
He scored everything from A-list Hollywood films to many Italian genre films that most people would consider "minor" but not by me. Everything he touched was greatly improved by his music. I could go on and on about Mr. Morricone's film scores, but I'll leave that for his obituary, which I am working on at this moment.
We lost a musical genius today and the world will never be the same, especially when it comes to film music scores. Rest In Peace, Ennio Morricone. I was quite impressed with the box set, as the box itself is hard cardboard and not that cheap thin cardboard that many other companies consider as a "box" set. Inside the set are three little-known giallo films, only one of which I heard of before but have not yet seen. All-in-all, a nice little package and since this is Volume One, I guess I can look forward to other sets in the future if this one sells well, so get over to Vinegar Syndrome's website and order yours!
I look forward to reviewing the films very soon. Well done, Vinegar Syndrome, well done! JUNE 28, Amazon bares their greedy teeth once again. Not only did they ruin the look and feel of IMDb, as their homepage is a horrendous mix of blocky images and useless links, now they have made their images proprietary. No longer can you copy and paste any images that you find connected to any film title, as they have taken away that "luxury".
I find that highly greedy and superflous because many of their images have come from my website and I make all my images freely available to everyone should they need them for any reason. Maybe I should have my lawyer send a cease and desist letter to Amazon, forbidding them to use any of my images?
I mean, it's only fair, since they "steal" images from my site and don't make them freely available to anyone who would want them. Not only is Amazon ruining IMDb, they are turning it into a store rather than a website full of valuable information.
Amazon, come to your fucking senses and stop ruining the Internet with your greed! Don't you make enough money as it is? And, really, all I have to do is a Google search, where I can grab your images there. It's just pure corporate greed, plain and simple.
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