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Carbon Copy

Every now and then we see that extra little line in a film’s opening credits. You know the one, when they’re listing the cast and before the last name it says “and introducing…” That usually means that we have a bright new actor in one of the lead roles and the filmmakers really want you…

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Death in Small Doses

Back when I was a young whippersnaper, they had these things called “After School Specials.” This was basically the television network’s attempt to justify their broadcast licences and prove that they actually were trying to operate within the public interest by showing the occasional program that would teach the youngsters a lesson. Don’t drink and…

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Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is one of those stories that filmmakers return to from time to time. There’s been versions where Jekyll becomes a woman, a blaxploitation version, and Julia Roberts as Jekyll’s maid. Today’s film takes the premise and flips it around. It’s 1980’s “Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Hype.” Dr. Heckyl (Oliver Reed)…