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Police Academy – Throwback Thursday

Intro to… Police Academy
Have you ever wanted to be a policeman? I sure did. As a kid I always wanted to be an officer of the law, like the cool detectives you saw on TV. 424 more words


Runaway (1984)

I’ll be the first to admit I like the work of Tom Selleck. Having said that I’ll also point out that when he was on Magnum and one of TV’s biggest stars I could have cared less. 604 more words

Daily Take

johnlink ranks SHORT CIRCUIT (1986)

I was sure I had seen SHORT CIRCUIT somewhere along the way during my misguided youth. But as I watched this with my son today, I realized that I have never seen it front-to-back all the way through. 632 more words

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In the interest of being topical, I could contribute my four-legged two cents to the Caitlyn Jenner media explosion. I could talk about the bravery it took to be a public figure willing to put a reality still in its infancy of public understanding on the center stage.  334 more words

Short Circuit movie review

In the 1980s, it wasn’t enough that your movie was an adventure.  You had to give the audience more than that; you had to have a fresh take, even if you reused old ideas.   353 more words

Movie Review

MY MOVIE SHELF: Short Circuit

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 190   474 more words


Runaway (1984) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Runaway (1984) Directed by Michael Crichton. With Tom Selleck, Cynthia Rhodes and Gene Simmons.

Starring Tom Selleck, Runaway is a science fiction thriller, written and directed by Michael Crichton, who despite early success as a director with cult classics like Westworld and Coma, is perhaps best known to the world as the successful author of Jurassic Park. 323 more words

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