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80’s Nostalgia at its Finest: An awesome action watchlist.Β 

A blogging friend and I were waxing nostalgic about the best 80s action movies. Click through below for the list they wrote, it's pretty awesome!  And it's a great blog, so while you're there, take a look around, and maybe follow.  https://raistlin0903.wordpress.com/2017/03/14/special-features-presents-action-movies-of-the-80s/

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Film Reviews

Suicide Squad (2016)

Starring: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Director: David Ayer Another misguided and confused film from the writer/director of Fury. If you liked that film, this one will please you. Otherwise, the flaws in this film may leave you feeling cold. Holding the major comic book villains in prison, the government develops a plot to… Continue reading Suicide Squad (2016)

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Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders (2016)

Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar Director: Rick Morales Β In this 2016 cartoon movie, the original cast of the 60's Batman TV show reunite to voice the characters they played in the popular and very camp TV series. Batman and Robin, with the help of the ever faithful Alfred, fight to save the city… Continue reading Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders (2016)

105 Must See Films

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen, Donnie Yen. Director: Gareth Edwards I suppose that I might as well open by telling you that I found this film less than impressive. Jyn (Jones) is the daughter of the man who designed the Death Star. Her father (Mikkelsen)… Continue reading Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

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The Accountant (2016)

Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, JK Simmons, Jon Lithgow Director: Gavin O'Connor Is being a mathematical genius really a symptom of Autism? In this film, Ben Affleck is a man whose military father felt that he needed to train his sons to be assassins in order to combat the wishy-washy therapy offered by conventional treatments… Continue reading The Accountant (2016)

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Preview: Allied (2016)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard Director: Robert Zemeckis Part thriller, part romance, this film is the story of Max Vatan (Pitt), a Canadian Intelligence officer, and Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard), a beautiful French Resistance fighter, who meet during an assassination mission in Casablanca in 1942. Strangers playing the role of a married couple, they find themselves… Continue reading Preview: Allied (2016)

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105 Must See Films: Sherlock Jr (1924)

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire Director: Buster Keaton No Must See list would be complete without a little Buster Keaton. A master pf physical comedy, along with the much maligned Fatty Arbuckle and Charlie Chaplin, he was a prolific film maker and performer in the days of silent film, and he did all his own… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Sherlock Jr (1924)

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105 Must See Films: Run, Lola, Run (1998)

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Beleibtreu Director: Tom Tykwer From the opening scenes of this film, the images burst off the screen, using stylised images, mixed formats and split screens to tell the story. All eyes are on Franka Potente in this film, with her bright hair and her strong features, that make her seem both… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Run, Lola, Run (1998)

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The Nice Guys (2016)

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling Director: Shane Black Shane Black, back in the day, was the script writer, especially for blockbuster buddy comedies. Lethal Weapon was his huge break out, with sequels and films like the Last Boy Scout and Long Kiss Goodnight following. But Black felt like his films were not always best directed… Continue reading The Nice Guys (2016)

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Ghostbusters (2016)

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth Director: Paul Feig Has another film been more controversial this year? Off the top of my head, this is the big one. And for the weirdest reason. It's Ghostbusters, but the four main characters are female comedians instead of male. That's it. There are… Continue reading Ghostbusters (2016)