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Movie Review - Turbo Kid (Sydney Film Festival 2015)

EXPECTATIONS:  A rollicking fun time.

REVIEW: Replicating films of a past age can be a tricky business. Especially films that are meant to be throwbacks or so-bad-it’s-good films. 919 more words


"Turbo Kid" Review

On paper, The Road Warrior meets Better Off Dead may not sound like a recipe for success. After all, in the spectrum of great films from the ’80s, those two couldn’t be further apart—a post-apocalyptic action romp and a goofy romantic comedy about two teenagers pursuing an unlikely romance. 388 more words


Review: Turbo Kid, 2015, dir. The RKSS

“The post-apocalyptic future of Turbo Kid might be set in 1997, but the film’s stylistic sensibility is straight from the 1980s. That’s the point, of course; the whole film is intended as an ode to the campy gewgaws of ’80s pop culture. 86 more words


Insomnia File No. 5: Black Ice (dir by Neill Fearnley)

What’s an Insomnia File? You know how some times you just can’t get any sleep and, at about three in the morning, you’ll find yourself watching whatever you can find on cable? 617 more words


Turbo Kid blasts off with Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf, Michael Ironside

Stars from disparate universes aligned for Turbo Kid. The Quebec genre film is riding high on the strength of performances by Degrassi: The Next Generation heartthrob Munro Chambers, Quebec vedette Laurence Leboeuf and veteran Canadian actor Michael Ironside. 770 more words


Movie review: Turbo Kid is a gleeful romp through a retro future

Turbo Kid

Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf, Michael Ironside, Aaron Jeffery, Edwin Wright
Directed by: Anouk Whissell, François Simard, Yoann-Karl Whissell
Running time: 95 minutes… 440 more words


Fantasia Film Review: Turbo Kid

Welcome to the wasteland!

This one is your local hero, Fantasia. It’s the local team making the finals, it’s the small diner making the global news, it’s your best friend appearing on TV. 386 more words