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1980s

Blade Runner Returns to the Big Screen Not a Moment Too Soon

When a movie is adapted from a bestselling science-fiction author, is directed by a groundbreaking director, is hailed as a cult classic and the distributor releases seven different versions of the final cut, it’s a big deal when a sequel… Continue Reading →

The Arrestingly Entertaining Tale of Barry Seal: American Made

Thank goodness the Tom Cruise-fronted, Doug Liman-directed smuggler story, American Made, wasn’t called Mena.

The Americans Penultimate Season Recapped

With former FBI Director James Comey testifying last Tuesday about possible Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. election, it may seem as though the Cold War had never ended. The conflict between the USSR and the United States and other… Continue Reading →

Beyond the Gates is Retro Fun

When I first heard about this film, I was beyond excited. The movie is about two brothers, whose father goes missing for seven months and they meet up to liquidate his old video store. My dad owned a video store,… Continue Reading →

Stranger Things Have Not Happened

Many of the things we enjoyed when we were younger bring us feelings of nostalgia. Just remembering what once was, what shaped us and the cultural reflection of the time can be uplifting. But now, for fans of ’80s sci-fi… Continue Reading →

Digital Killed the Video Star: A Review of VHS Massacre

Back in my formative years, if you wanted to see the newest-released movies outside of the theater, you had to travel down to the local video shop.

The Americans: Heating up the Cold War

Out of the numerous TV shows I watch every year, the one I most often recommend to others and which tops my list for the greatest show on television, now, is FX’s The Americans. To anyone unfamiliar, The Americans takes… Continue Reading →

Moonbeam City

Highlighted by so many pastels and incredibly moody synth pop, Moonbeam City is much more than a parody of Miami Vice.

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