Tag Archives: made-for-TV movies

Turkey Hollow

Jim Henson has been gone for 25 years, but the company bearing his name lives on. Still, it has become somewhat rare to actually see anything come out under the Jim Henson Studios label itself. Shortly before Henson died, he … Continue reading

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Enchanted April

With all but a few films, one can make an informed guess on the genre simply by the title. In the case of Enchanted April, the title all but screams “romantic drama”, a genre that I am normally less disposed … Continue reading

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The Phantom (2009)

I probably never would have heard of this film had I not spotted it in a bin at the dollar store (which wasn’t where I was expecting to find movies, but hey, can’t beat the price.) Originally made for television … Continue reading

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Get Smart, Again!

One of the many spy spoofs to come out of the 1960s was Get Smart; unlike most of the other spoofs, however, it wasn’t a movie, but a television series. Created by none other than Mel Brooks, the series starred … Continue reading

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Chronological Bond: Casino Royale (v1)

Year: 1954 Series Number: 0 (Non-canonical) Director: William H. Brown Jr. James Bond: Barry Nelson A few months back, I revealed some movie franchises I’ve mostly overlooked; among them, the James Bond franchise, of which I’d seen only two films … Continue reading

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Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie’s Island Adventure

The overlap between Christmas Cinema and the Morbid Curiosity Files is fairly small. Sure, Hallmark and Lifetime produce hundreds of “Christmas” movies every year that are nothing but saccharine romantic comedies and pedestrian musicals featuring people who never should have … Continue reading

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Mockingbird Lane

1313 Mockingbird Lane was a proposed series for NBC, featuring an updated take on The Munsters, making it arguably a touch darker and shifting it to a dramatic comedy instead of the pure farce of the original series. As production … Continue reading

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