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The UnPopular Opinion: Evolution

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** Having an opinion about movies is a funny thing....
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07.13.2017
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Awfully Good Movies: Lifeforce (Video)

Lifeforce (1985) Director:  Tobe Hooper Stars:  Steve Railsback, Peter Firth, Mathilda May Next weekend, Ridley Scott gives the ALIEN franchise another shot with ALIEN: COVENANT, so Awfully Good Movies is dipping into the weird and wonderful world of ALIEN ripoff movies with one of the most famous of them: 1985’s LIFEFORCE! What makes this flick...
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05.12.2017
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Blue Thunder

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at BLUE THUNDER. THE STORY: Frank Murphy ( Roy...
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07.29.2016
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VHS Retro Art Round-up: Caligula, Death Wish 3, Rolling Thunder, and more

Every child of the 80s will remember going to the video store and trying to find a movie to rent. Back before the days of Blu-ray and On Demand, selecting a movie usually meant finding the flick with the coolest box art. Like modern posters, classic VHS art has been lost but thanks to the Internet there are countless reminders of these cool creations. This column will be dedicated to...
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07.09.2015
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Sony remaking 80s flick Blue Thunder; will trade helicopters for drones

Your first thought of Roy Scheider may be JAWS or SeaQuest DSV, but for me it will always be BLUE THUNDER. The 1983 action movie about a pilot using an enhanced military helicopter to patrol Los Angeles was one of my favorite movies growing up as a kid. The John Badham movie was not the greatest movie made but it had some pretty awesome aerial sequences. Now, the movie is being...
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03.17.2015
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