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The Wood Beast from Flash Gordon

Thanks to a recent Tweet by Famous Monsters of Filmland about the upcoming 35th anniversary of the 1980 film version of Flash Gordon, I was inspired. The FLASH GORDON 35th anniv is coming! Buy the new @FMoF now or get a … Continue reading

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Flash Gordon – “The Football Fight”

Flash Gordon (1980) is one of those films that I constantly come back to, between the inspired costumes, the great Max von Sydow as Ming the Merciless, and Doctor Zarkoff’s memory erasure which is visualized as a minute-long flashback that … Continue reading

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Flash Gordon, Ming the Merciless, and Me

I recently received a year-long subscription to FilmFax as a present from my special lady friend. The gift came with a photocopied insert, making the pleasures of this package two-fold: 1) receiving my favorite magazine on a regular basis and … Continue reading

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