Today in Movie History: January 8

We continue our eclectic mix of embarrassing horror movies, Oscar contenders going wide and older films released at a point when the opening date didn’t matter all that much. Topping the list is the Soviet-era avant-garde masterpiece Man with a Movie Camera: a film shot without plot or characters, intended to exemplify the modernist movement. It depicted the lives of communist workers in an urban environment that featured… hey, hey! Pay attention! I can see you dozing off there and…

Oh all right. Today also saw the release of Daybreakers in 2010, starring Ethan Hawke and Sam Neill in a world where everyone is a vampire and humans are an endangered species. Happy now?

Leprechaun (1993)


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