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Category: Monthly Reviews

January 2020 In Review

And so it begins, this years march to accomplishing a few things here in the movie room at Mike’s Take. First and foremost that means attempting to watch some of […]

November 2019 In Review

Honestly, I can’t recall the last time I went to a movie theater three times in the same month. Gotta be years. Well it happened this time around and of […]

October 2019 In Review

Bottom line. October is a good excuse to start combing the shelves here in the movie room at Mike’s Take for some horror films I’ve loved and enjoyed, unearth some […]

September 2019 In Review

Canada’s beloved Blue Jays wrapped up their season as September wound down and with that I guess I’ll watch the world series and move on to what is known in […]

August 2019 In Review

Along came summer holidays and there they went…. The everchanging seasons here in Canada. But that doesn’t stop yours truly from attempting to stick to that movie a day pace […]

July in Review 2019

So much to do once the summer time comes and aside from working a day job, watching baseball games and sitting in the backyard playing fetch with Brando the Weiner […]

June 2019 In Review

With a trip to the Monster Bash down in Mars, Pennsylvania during the month of June I was sure to get in my quota of films and then some for […]

May 2019 in Review

While it wasn’t by design, the year 1952 played a large part in my viewing habits for the month of May. Having said that I didn’t watch High Noon though […]

April 2019 In Review

My DVD-blu ray-VHS-Laserdsic machines sure get a break once April hits and there’s a very good reason why the time I set aside for watching movies is seriously cut down. […]

March 2019 In Review

Good thing I tried to shoehorn in as many movies as I possibly could in March because April means the Stanley Cup Playoffs accompanied by the start of the MLB […]

February 2019 In Review

The Oscars came, the Oscars went and as usual they had very little bearing on my viewing choices for the month. As a matter of fact this time around they […]

January 2019 in Review

Here we are off and running and I’ve already rewatched Rio Bravo on January 1st to welcome in the new year. I even caught up with an Oscar winner from […]

November 2018 In Review

November sometimes represents a month of horror movie withdrawal for me after binging on them for the Halloween season. With Christmas right around the corner and holiday movies lined up, […]

October 2018 In Review

Every year I eagerly anticipate the month of Halloween in hopes that some rare horror titles of the past are released to blu ray or maybe turn up on TCM. […]

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