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PODCAST: Men’s dreams come true in XANADU

Xanadu is a pure, sweet romantic musical fantasy down to the kissing animated fish. Wait...what? You know, like the man dressed like a spider crawling under women's legs. Huh? Xanadu ...
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Tara McNamara Riley Roberts take on CASUAL SEX? (1988)

PODCAST: CASUAL SEX? Writer Wendy Goldman explains how a female buddy musical comedy turned into an Andrew “Dice” Clay rom-com.

Tara McNamara and Riley Roberts give their take on Casual Sex? (1988) with an interview with the film's writer Wendy Goldman on the "'80s Movies: A Guide to What's Wrong ...
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We co-host ICONIC ’80s Week with Lea Thompson on HDNET Movies!

The founder of '80s Movie Guide, Tara McNamara, will interview actress-director Lea Thompson for "Iconic '80s," a week-long special airing July 22-27 exploring the '80s through its movies on HDNET ...
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Kevin Costner and Dwier Brown tried to change FIELD OF DREAMS’ most memorable line: 17 Crazy, Magical Facts About the Baseball Classic

Thirty years ago, Dwier Brown had a small but significant role in Field of Dreams, playing the late, estranged father of Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner). The movie is a fantasy ...
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On Field of Dreams 30th Anniversary, Director Phil Alden Robinson Reveals How a 1960s Attitude Tweak Created a Magical Film

This weekend, Field of Dreams celebrates its 30th Anniversary by returning to theaters for a special Father's Day screening June 16 and 18 as part of the TCM Big Screen ...
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CHILD’S PLAY 2019 First Clip: Mark Hamill Knows How to Be Creepy

From the look of the first clip to come from the remake of Child's Play, the film is more creepy and less campy. Mark Hamill leaves everything Luke behind to ...
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Father’s Day Giveaway: See FIELD OF DREAMS on the Big Screen with FREE Tickets!

Coming up with Father's Day gift ideas gets more challenging every year, but here's what most dads want: quality time with their kids, a shared experience, to create a memory. ...
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PODCAST: Why DIRTY DANCING is Most Relevant Now

With Missouri, Alabama, and other states banning abortion, Dirty Dancing has never been more important or more relevant. Made in 1987, Roe Vs. Wade was decided law and women had ...
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PET SEMATARY Podcast: How Stephen King’s 1989 Film Shows Gen X Parenting & the Birth of Millennials

Stephen King had been on a decade long tear of financially successful horror films and 1989's Pet Sematary would be one of his biggest moneymakers. But was it good? Hmmm. ...
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Join Us (& Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Jeff Goldblum) at the 10th Annual TCM Film Festival!

The Turner Classic Film Festival is what we call "our favorite time of the year." It's got a flavor more special than any other film festival: every movie is a ...
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THE BREAKFAST CLUB podcast Riley Roberts Claire Molly Ringwald

THE BREAKFAST CLUB: How the Most Iconic ’80s Movie Affected a Generation

The Breakfast Club is the face of the '80s Movies - the classic gave teens a voice, showed their box office power, and cemented John Hughes as the decade's most ...
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THE KARATE KID is Back & We’re Giving Away Tickets!

UPDATE: Winners have been selected. Congrats to Debbie D., Travis C., Crystal C., John C., and Elizabeth B.! Watch for our next give away! been 35 years since Daniel-san crane-kicked ...
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