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Blow Out (1981)

The word stylish rules the day when viewing this Brian De Palma film featuring John Travolta in the leading role as a sound man working the low budget film industry who gets caught up in an energetic conspiracy theory ripe with murder, blackmail schemes and John Lithgow. 744 more words

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Limit Up (1989)

Casey Falls (Nancy Allen) works as a runner at the Board of Trade for a ruthless commodities broker, Peter Oak (Dean Stockwell). It is her ambition to someday become a top trader herself, but Oak condescendingly insists that Casey will never make the grade. 132 more words

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The Gladiator (1986)

A homicidal maniac is on the loose in Los Angeles, killing motorists at random with his “death car”. After losing his brother Jeff (Brian Robbins) to the twisted assassin known as “Skull”, Rick Benton (Ken Wahl) takes it upon himself to hunt down the reckless drivers that fill the streets at night as “The Gladiator”. 72 more words

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Second Glance: The Pre-'Allied' Freedom of 'I Wanna Hold Your Hand'

Welcome to “Second Glance,” a bi-weekly column that spotlights an older film of note (thanks to an anniversary, a connection to a new release, or new disc or streaming availability) that was not as commercially or critically successful as it should’ve been. 875 more words

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Robocop 2 (1990)

OCP instigate a police strike in order to cause Old Detroit to tear itself apart so they can make a hostile takeover and take the entire city private. 227 more words

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Robocop (1987)

A dedicated police officer is declared legally dead and reawakens to find that he has been transformed into a cyborg by a malevolent corporation.

On the surface, Robocop looks like just another dumb sci-fi action film but beneath lurks a lot of clever ideas. 149 more words

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Caine's Cross-Dressing Cinematic Controversy.

Main Features No 51

Reviewing Dressed to Kill (1980)

A woman is brutally murdered in a lift. The prime witness is believed to be the murderer and investigates the murder with the victim’s son. 1,006 more words

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