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Shake and Quake: “San Andreas” (2015)

              “San Andreas”  (2015) SPOILER ALERT: There is a reference in the following piece, which reveals climactic events in the 1970’s disaster films “Earthquake” and “The Poseidon Adventure”.     California is hit by a series … Continue reading

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It’s a Man’s World: “The Naked Jungle” (1954)

        Carl Stephenson’s short story Leiningen Versus the Ants is made for the movies: a brief, incidental but excitingly pulpy tale of a transplanted plantation owner who is battling an overwhelming wave of nomadic army ants- not … Continue reading

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