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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 Review: The Changeling (1980)

In which I finally watch a DVD I’ve owned for years, long after doing so could have any meaning.  Why Did I Buy It? Years ago, I saw it on a list of “scariest movies ever” in a book or … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Movie Assignment #21

Yikes, we’re already halfway through the official Month of Scares®. How did that happen? Quick—we have to watch a scary movie. And we might as well review it for this blog. But which horror movie to watch?  It will be … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Movie Review: Earth vs The Flying Saucers (1956)

In which I watch a movie I’ve owned for years, long after doing so could have any meaning. Why’d I Buy It? When I was six, we did not have cable. Don’t cry for me; network TV was a benevolent … Continue reading

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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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