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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: 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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MYSTIC PIZZA Podcast: Slut Shamey Flick Marks Marriage-Can-Wait Movement

Mystic Pizza is an anomaly among '80s teen movies: it was written by a woman, about three women who had healthy attitudes toward sex - sort of. By 1988, the ...
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Academy Awards 2019: Marvelous Menu Items for an Outstanding Oscar Party

If there’s one thing you should know about us, it’s that we love movies, we love food, and we LOVE the Academy Awards! Our Oscar night menu has become our ...
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Go DIRTY DANCING with Your Baby this Valentine’s Day: On Us!

When it comes to choosing a Valentine's Day activity - whether it's a date with your loved one or best friend -- it's one time when you need a ringer. To ...
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LOST BOYS Found Again at CW

The Lost Boys is being made into a TV show by the CW. Variety's description sounds pretty much like the 1987 Joel Schumacher film starring Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami ...
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SPLASH Podcast: A Lovable Family Film if You Overlook the Bestiality, Child Nudity & Voyeurism

Photo Above: Podcaster Riley Roberts gives her take on Splash. Photographer: Victoria Igloi. Splash is a family film that began our modern-day fascination with mermaids, a film that made Tom ...
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PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES: Is Neal Page’s Experience Now the American Thanksgiving Experience?

'80s Movies: A Guide to What's Wrong with Your Parents PODCAST: https://80smovieguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/80s-Movie-Guide_-Planes-Trains-and-Automobiles.mp3 When you think of Thanksgiving movies, your brain might rush by Addams Family Values, Free Birds or Jack ...
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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane? It’s FREE TICKETS to SUPERMAN!

UPDATE: Winners have been picked at random! Congratulations to  Michael King, Chad Bailey, Elvis Vazquez, Dan Gurwitz, and Bill Desenberg! Everyone else, get your tickets at FathomEvents.com or at your theater! ...
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Yippee-Ki-Yay, We’ve Got DIE HARD 30th Anniversary Movie Tickets to Give Away!

Congratulations to our winners! Robert Y. of Torrance, Calif.; Roger F. of Orlando, Fla.; Jim S. of Shadow Hills, Calif.; Andy G. of Plano, Texas; and Eff D. from Cincinnati, ...
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