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About hotspur

hotspur is the videogum name of Luke Rooney, who usually makes the Kessel Run in 17 or 18 parsecs because, like, what is the rush? We will get to Kessel when we get to Kessel, just sit down and enjoy the run for chrissakes.

Unnecessary Movie Assignment #20

Back by popular demand! Which is to say that one person last week said something mildly encouraging about Unnecessary Movie Reviews. I know so little about popularity that as far as I know, this is what it feels like! What … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Movie Review: Son of Dracula (1943)

In which I watch a DVD I’ve owned for years, long after doing so could have any meaning. Let us continue Operation Mistake Binge: The Original Draculas… Where’s This One Fit in the Dracula Franchise? It’s been seven years since … Continue reading

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This Chicken Does NOT Lay an Egg

Maybe as an encore she does lay an egg. Or he? I have no idea how chickens work. (I have some idea.) Please use the comment space to share all your poultry and music-world concerns.

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Unnecessary Movie Review: Dracula’s Daughter (1936)

In which I watch a DVD I’ve owned for years, long after doing so could have any meaning. And in this edition, we resume Operation Mistake Binge: The Original Draculas… Where’s this one fit in the Dracula franchise? It’s the … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Movie Stream: Queen of Blood (1966)

In which I waste hours of precious life streaming a movie that is free or very cheap. What Lured Me In? Regret! I liked John Saxon in Battle Beyond the Stars, but didn’t say so because I was too busy … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Movie Stream: Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)

In which I waste hours of precious life streaming a movie that is free or very cheap. What lured me in? When I was 10, HBO played a promo for this movie and I blew a gasket. It looked like … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Movie Stream: Don’t Go In The House (1980)

In which I waste hours of precious life streaming a movie that is free or very cheap. What lured me in? I wanted something for the Halloween season, preferably late ’70s or early ’80s. I was wary, though, because I … Continue reading

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