Monthly Archives: July 2012

This Week In Film History, 07.22.12

July 22, 1934: After seeing MGM’s Manhattan Melodrama at Chicago’s Biograph Theater, gangster John Dillinger is gunned down outside by G-men. July 23, 1947: The subject of anti-Semitism is dramatized in RKO’s Crossfire and, in November, by 20th Century Fox’s…

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Son Of Dueling Movies

If you enjoyed our last installment concerning similarly-themed movies that raced one another to the multiplexes, here’s some more box-office blow-by-blows for you to ponder: Real Genius (1985)/ Weird Science (1985) Premise: Teenage boys dabble with science leading to dangerous…

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