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The F*ckin Black Sheep: The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)

THE BLACK SHEEP is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATH. We’re hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Dig in! The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) Directed by John Frankenheimer...
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The Test of Time: The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)

We all have certain movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? Do they continue to be must see? So…the point of this here column is how a film stands against the Test of Time, if the thing holds up for a modern...
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Could Richard Stanley be returning to The Island of Dr. Moreau?

Much has already been said about HARDWARE and DUST DEVIL director Richard Stanley's ill-fated attempt to bring his vision of THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU to the screen, and we recently told you about the documentary LOST SOUL - THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY’S ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU, which recounts the trials and tribulations Stanley faced with his failed mounting of...
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Top 10 Time Travel Thrillers!

What is it about time travel that makes for such entertaining cinema? Is it the uncertainty? The wonderment? The endless possibilities? The innate desire to move up and down, backwards and forwards through our own personal chronology? The ability to change the past and alter the future? Whatever the fascination, time travel has been a staple of movie plots for almost as long as the medium has...
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Warner Bros. to revisit The Island of Dr. Moreau

It looks as if H.G. Wells' oft-filmed 1896 science fiction classic THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU will be headed for the big-screen treatment once again as Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. is teaming up with Appian Way partners Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson Killoran for a contemporary re-imagining of the classic novel. Adapted for the screen no less than six times,...
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