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Throwback Trailer: The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

In 1943, a top-secret experiment aboard a Navy destroyer backfires and two sailors are propelled to 1984.

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Variety: ‘Pretty Woman’ Anniversary: 12 Hookers with Hearts of Gold

Introduction: When it premiered on March 23, 1990, “Pretty Woman” made one thing perfectly clear: Hollywood has an obsession with the world’s oldest profession. From Gloria Swanson playing a harlot in the silent melodrama “Sadie Thompson,” to Sasha Grey as a high-priced escort in Steven Soderbergh’s “The Girlfriend Experience,” prostitutes have been a movie mainstay since the pre-code era. 72 more words


The Stake Podcast - RoboCop

Director Paul Verhoeven once said that RoboCop is the American Jesus.

What does that mean? Verhoeven’s RoboCop is an ultra-violent sci-fi action movie that’s surprisingly funny—but does the film’s anti-corporate, anti-capitalist satire hit its mark? 55 more words

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Blow Out

In the saga of paranoid artists who may or may not have witnessed a murder, first there was Rear Window, then there was Blowup… 1,021 more words


Throwback Trailer: Dressed to Kill (1980)

When Liz Blake (Nancy Allen), a prostitute, sees a mysterious woman brutally slay homemaker Kate Miller (Angie Dickinson), she finds herself trapped in a dangerous situation. 56 more words

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Postmortem: Robocop (2014)

I caught the reboot of Robocop in theaters, and recall at the time thinking that it was a bit weak, especially compared to the original film. 417 more words