Category Archives: Movies

Bureau 42 Movie Review – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)

Everyone knows that Chadwick Boseman was Black Panther’s T’Challa.  Everyone following the MCU also knows that he passed away.  How do you make a sequel to Black Panther without Black Panther?  This movie has decided to answer that question by showing you how the rest of the world of Wakanda carries on without their Black Panther.  Meanwhile, Namor decides that this is the time to attack.

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October Countdown: The Velvet Vampire

We often include a Hammer Horror film or cult film in our October countdown: this one almost qualifies for the first category and definitely suits the second. The Corman factory decided to cash in on the success of Hammer’s contemporaneous vampire films with softcore erotic elements. Stephanie Rothman, the rare woman among the era’s exploitation filmmakers, co-wrote and directed this frequently interesting but tonally incoherent flick about a young couple invited to stay with a mysterious woman, Diane LeFanu (Celeste Yarnall), who is…. gosh, see if you can guess:

(a) a vampire
(b) bisexual
(c) all of the above
(d) it’s (c), right? Is it (c)? I bet it’s (c)!

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