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Review: Wild Things (1998)

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I'm not sure if Wild Things  is as clever as it thinks it is, but it sure is fun. This trash masterpiece from the late 1990s feels like a Cinemax movie that's been given millions of dollars and the best resources that Hollywood can buy. Deliberately campy and full of more twists and turns than an attraction at a Florida water park, this neo-noir serves up backstabbing, deception, and eroticism with a candy coating that distracts from a convoluted plot that requires "deleted" scenes during the end credits so we can actually make sense of what we've just seen. Not that anyone minds, since they movie delivers what it promises on the poster.  This is something of an ensemble piece, with newcomer Denise Richards as our main attraction, 80s hearthrobs Matt Dillon and Kevin Bacon, post- Scream Neve Campbell (who seems out of her depth in such tawdry waters), and Bill Murray all sharing the screen. Of course, the main talking point with Wild Things  is the nudity, both fr

I Watched FREAKS AND GEEKS For the First Time!

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Heath watched Freaks and Geeks for the first time ever, over twenty years after it debuted on television! This cult show features a roster of A-list talent both in front of and behind the camera. How does it hold up? Let's find out! We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight ! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Every New Kino Lorber Release for MAY 2022!

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In our latest Kino Lorber spotlight, we're talking about EVERY SINGLE RELEASE from Kino Lorber for the month of May, including titles from partner labels such as Code Red, Scorpion Releasing, and Cohen Media Group! We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight ! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Dark Night of the Scarecrow 2 Review

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A sequel over forty years in the making? In this review, we discuss DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW 2! Order HERE We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight ! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Leone 4K UHD Review! (A Fistful of Dollars, For A Few Dollars More, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly)

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Sergio Leone's epic spaghetti western trilogy is now complete on 4K UHD! A Fistful of Dollars, For A Few Dollars More, and The Good, The Bad and the Ugly have been released on 4K/Blu-ray combo editions by Kino Lorber and Cereal At Midnight has your in-depth review! Order Here: A Fistful of Dollars For a Few Dollars More The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Or at KLStudioClassics.com Further Viewing: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly 4K Review Vengeance Trails: Massacre Time Vengeance Trails: My Name Is Pecos Vengeance Trails: Bandidos Western Spotlight Vol. 1 Western Spotlight Vol. 2 We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Best Zobie Fright Box Ever?!

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The latest Zobie Fright Director's Cut box is LEGENDARY!  Visit ShopZobie.com to find out which box is right for you. We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight ! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Non-Spoiler Review

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Sam Raimi returns to Marvel superheroes! In this Cereal At Midnight review, we'll take a spoiler-free look at this gleefully insane movie before moving into spoiler territory for those that have seen it! More Mighty Marvel Magnificence from Cereal At Midnight: Spider-Man: No Way Home Review Avengers: Endgame Review Spider-Man: Far From Home Review   Into the Spider-Verse Review Spider-Verse Comics Morbius Review Captain Marvel Review Amazing Spider-Man Stories: Marvel Comics That Shaped My Fandom Marvel Epic Collection Mighty Avengers Stories Captain America: Man Without a Country Thank You, Stan Lee We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidni

DELETED SCENES From "Rediscovering 1930s Horror" (Patreon Exclusive)

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Nearly 30 minutes of footage was cut from the final edit of REDISCOVERING 1930's HORROR with C. Courtney Joyner. For Patreon eyes only, here are those deleted scenes! To unlock this episode, visit patreon.com/cerealatmidnight ! Patrons unlock over a HUNDRED exclusive videos and YEARS worth of rewards from the archive.  Thank you to all of our Patreon supporters! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

REDISCOVERING 1930's HORROR with C. Courtney Joyner

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Author/Filmmaker/Historian C. Courtney Joyner returns to Cereal At Midnight to discuss 1930's Horror! From Dracula to Frankenstein and everything in between, these movies are iconic. But what lies beneath the myth? Join us as we rediscover why we love these horror films! CCJoyner.com facebook.com/ccourtney.joyner Check out C. Courtney Joyner's previous appearances on Cereal At Midnight: - A Conversation with C. Courtney Joyner Part 1 - A Conversation with C. Courtney Joyner Part 2 - Cheap, Quick, and Dirty: What is Poverty Row Cinema? - Elvis At the Movies Links to recent discs featuring Mr. Joyner: - The Capture Review - Flight to Mars Review - Frankenstein's Daughter Review - The Amazing Mr. X Review - The Incredible Shrinking Man - High Sierra - The Spider-Woman Strikes Back Review - The Fabulous Dorseys Review - Giant From the Unknown Review - Monster from Green Hell Review We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours

Out of the Woods: Wherein Josh Jabcuga Interviews Horror Author/Screenwriter/Slasher Extraordinaire Matt Serafini About His Just-Released Novelization of William Malone’s Scared to Death, His Thoughts on Halloween Kills, & Vinegar Syndrome Picks!

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Josh Jabcuga: During our first interview that ran at Cereal at Midnight, we discussed Mike Flanagan's film adaptation of Stephen King's novel Doctor Sleep . Your tweet about the film went viral, even catching the eye of King. A little over two years later, you've penned an adaptation of your own-- Scared to Death: The Novelization . This is an intriguing undertaking, since the film, directed by William Malone (and based on a screenplay by Malone and the story by Malone and Robert Short) was released in 1980. Encyclopocalypse Publications has released a novelization here in 2022, which is certainly not typical for movie novelizations.  First off, Matt, congrats! Based on your body of work as a writer, and your knowledge and taste in films, I believe you're the perfect writer for this project. How did you get involved with this, and who had the clever idea to give Scared to Death this second lease on life? Matt Serafini: Hey, Josh! Just want to thank you for inviting

Review: The Star Trek Book of Friendship

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In its near 60-year history, Star Trek  has entertained us with hundreds of stories. A lot of those stories were told on television and movie screens, but dedicated fans know that there are a myriad of other tales that exist solely on the page. The   bookshelf of the final frontier is packed with novels , comic books , behind-the-scenes accounts, meditations on philosophy, both actor and character biographies, technical manuals, even fitness guides . Now, a new publication seeks to shed light on an area where no book has gone before: the friendships of Star Trek .  The Star Trek Book of Friendship is a unique volume in the long and storied history of Trek books because it features two friends casually exploring the relationships of the franchise. Over the course of 128 pages, authors Robb Pearlman and Jordan Hoffman discuss just about every relationship from the history of the property: Kirk and Spock, Picard and Riker, Data and La Forge, Janeway and Tuvok, Sisko and Kira, even the pet

Fresh Flavors: New Release Super Show!

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In the latest Fresh Flavors, get an up-close look at the newest 4K releases from Arrow, a multi-region set from Indicator, a rare Marvel movie, and our next contest announcement, and so much more! Time Codes and Purchase Links: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 4K (3:51) https://amzn.to/3vD8ROg 12 Monkeys (9:37) https://amzn.to/3sa6wrU A-Ha: The Movie (14:43) https://amzn.to/3KAMCwt Megadeth: Live in Buenos Ares (18:41) https://amzn.to/3MIpNse A Dangerous Man (19:26) https://amzn.to/3kDd1PQ Xpiation (20:22) https://amzn.to/38HJgut Girl on a Chain Gang (21:11) https://amzn.to/3ycyuaq Girl on a Chain Gang Review: https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2022/04/review-girl-on-chain-gang-1966.html Dr. Strange (23:00) https://www.shoutfactory.com/product/dr-strange-blu-ray?product_id=7819 The Whistle At Eaton Falls (25:05) https://amzn.to/3LG7BQ4 The Whistle At Eaton Falls Review: https://www.cerealatmidnight.com/2022/04/review-whistle-at-eaton-falls-1951.html Stanley Long's Adventures (26:34) h

Discovering Dark Shadows Part 1: The Devil and Burke Devlin

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Cereal At Midnight's discovery of Dark Shadows begins! In this episode, Heath discusses the earliest episodes from the show's mythical first year. Join us...won't you? Dark Shadows DVD box set unboxing We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight ! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Straight To VHS: Fact Or Fiction?

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Straight to VHS is a new documentary that seeks to uncover the truth about a bizarre direct-to-video oddity from 1988. What happened to the people that made it? Is this mystery fact, fiction...or both? Order Straight To VHS HERE: https://amzn.to/3xVrAGn We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight ! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Collecting At Midnight 27 (Patreon Exclusive)

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In our latest look at Heath's pick-ups, we talk about classic animation, music, box sets, rare books, and Professor Scorsese.  To unlock this episode, visit  patreon.com/cerealatmidnight !  Patrons unlock over a HUNDRED exclusive videos and YEARS worth of rewards from the archive.  Thank you to all of our Patreon supporters! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop:  CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Patreon Unlocked - Collecting At Midnight 26 (Full Episode)

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The Patreon vaults have been opened for the first time ever! Collecting At Midnight Episode 26 includes discussion on Hamilton Book pick-ups, 50-movie packs from Mill Creek, and a purchase that Heath was hoping he'd never have to make.  This channel does not exist without your help! To find out how you can support Cereal At Midnight, visit patreon.com/cerealatmidnight or make a one-time donation right here via the "support" tab at the top of this page. Patrons unlock over a HUNDRED exclusive videos and YEARS worth of rewards from the archive. Every view, thumbs up, comment, and dollar contributed matters.  THANK YOU! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

A Trip to Ollie's Bargain Outlet to Hunt for Marvel Omnibuses!

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Ollie's Bargain Outlet is a great place to find cool deals, but they also have an amazing assortment of comics, graphic novels, and omnibuses! Let's see what's new! We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight ! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Farscape Season 1 Review (No Spoilers)

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In this episode, Heath has a non-spoiler discussion about FARSCAPE: Season One! This international series was unlike any science fiction show on television either before or since, and it remains unique nearly 2 decades after it left the airwaves.  Order ViaVision's Blu-ray set from Australia HERE Or from America HERE We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight ! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

HorrorPack April Unboxing Plus GIVEAWAY!!!

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Giveaway time! In our latest HorrorPack unboxing, we check out the April Blu-ray bundle and announce how YOU can win your own box! Full details at Twitter.com/cerealmidnight Horrorpack.com We are viewer supported! To unlock the entire Collecting At Midnight series plus collection tours and over 100 EXCLUSIVE EPISODES, visit Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight ! CerealAtMidnight.com Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Review: Johnny Stool Pigeon (1949)

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Johnny Stool Pigeon  sits alongside films such as  T-Men  and The House on 92nd Street  as a noir that presents itself as being "ripped from the headlines" and inspired by the actions and bravery of real government officials. In this tale, a U.S. Treasury agent, played by Howard Duff (1950's  Shakedown ) pulls a convict (the always-excellent Dan Duryea) out of Alcatraz to help him infiltrate a drug smuggling ring. As these two go deep undercover to earn the trust of the bad guys, they'll cross paths with both the crime boss's dame (Shelley Winters, The Raging Tide ) and a mute thug (Tony Curtis in one of his earliest film roles). Complicating things even further, career-criminal Duryea doesn't intend to play nice with Uncle Sam and vows to be nobody's stool pigeon. With the whole operation riding on his willingness to go legit and play along, things are about to get messy. Directed by exploitation king William Castle ( Hollywood Story, House on Haunted Hil