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Documentary Roddy Piper: In His Own Words releases trailer

I was never really a big fan of wrestling, but I still became a fan of Roddy Piper through his iconic roles in films like THEY LIVE and HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN. So his passing was still pretty affecting to me. And from most accounts he seemed like a nice guy, even if he played an all-time great asshole on the WWF (or WWE as it's known today). And now he's getting his own...
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10.19.2017
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JoBlo.com's tribute to the people from film & TV we lost in 2015

“All stories, even the ones we love, eventually come to an end.” ~ Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium As 2015 draws to a close, we here at JoBlo.com want take a moment to honor some of the people who sadly passed away this year. Our deepest respect goes out to everyone in the industry we have lost, and our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of...
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12.22.2015
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper

Last week , we took a look at the long career of character actor extraordinaire Forest Whitaker . This week’s subject is probably not especially well known for his film work, but his appearance in one cult classic has assured him the kind of big screen immortality most performers would kill for… “Rowdy” Roddy Piper   I was very sad to hear that Roddy Piper had...
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08.02.2015
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"Rowdy" Roddy Piper - 1954-2015

Very sad news today folks; it was reported that "Rowdy" Roddy Piper , WWE legend and star of John Carpenter 's classic film THEY LIVE, has passed away after suffering a heart attack in his home. He was only 61 years old, far too young. John Carpenter and Keith David , who starred alongside Piper in THEY LIVE, expressed their condolences on Twitter: I'm...
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07.31.2015
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The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat: They Live

After last week's highly spirited and fun Pacific Rim chat, I thought it would be fun to scale it back down a bit. How better to follow a giant monster/robot beat 'em up? Why by going into the well for a true cult classic! This week, we are going to chat about John Carpenter's highly underrated slice of badass-ness, They Live! For the past year and a half, yours truly...
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07.20.2013
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JoBlo Movie Podcast: They Live Commentary!

They Live Commentary! Click above to LISTEN NOW! What better way to come down from the presidential election blues than by watching John Carpenter 's look at shadow governments, sedation and obedience by consumerism, and Keith David in Lakers' colors. It's the 1987 cult classic THEY LIVE , and we break this puppy down...
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11.29.2012
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