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Movies, Back to Normal

In a way. Sorta. See, as I am a cinephile, seeing a lot of movies even before I got a job wherein I was paid to write reviews for them, there were times, typically in the summer, or around holidays, or when I was in the middle of staging a production, my second career as the owner and director of a small theatrical company (that’s Theatre with a capital T and ending in R-E; “theatrical” as in stage work and not cinema) monopolizing my time, when there would be more movies out that I wanted to see than I could keep up with. Since the coming of the ‘Rona, that hasn’t been a problem. Until this past weekend.

There are three movies playing in theaters right now that I want to see. SYNCHRONIC, THE EMPTY MAN, and SPELL. There was a fourth, COME PLAY, but I managed to find time to watch it on Halloween. (Check out my review elsewhere on this site this week. I’ll give you a hint, though, as to what that review says: it’s great.) I’ve said it several times: if theaters can receive a fresh supply of genre movies to fill in the gap left by all the big studio releases that have been derailed by the ‘Rona, then I have no problem waiting for the pandemic to dissipate before those latter films make it to the theaters. If there is a steady supply of new films like COME PLAY for me to enjoy, I’ll be as happy as a clam.

By TheCheezman

WAYNE MILLER is the owner and creative director of EVIL CHEEZ PRODUCTIONS, specializing in theatrical performances and haunted attractions. He has written, produced, and directed (and occasionally acted in) over two dozen plays, most of them in the Horror and True Crime genres. He obtained a doctorate in Occult Studies from Miskatonic University and is an active paranormal investigator. Is frequently told he resembles Anton Lavey. And Ming the Merciless.

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