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Podcast: Did HEATHERS Lead to a Darker High School Experience Today?

Thirty years ago, Daniel Waters wrote Heathers as a response to the John Hughes perspective of teen life, reflecting that getting through high school wasn't just a struggle, it was ...
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Podcast: What SAY ANYTHING says about ’80s teens

https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.163/401.a35.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Say-Anything-Podcast.mp3 It's the 30th Anniversary of Say Anything, the film that truly launched Cameron Crowe as a filmmaker (yes, he'd written Fast Times at Ridgemont High and made The Wild ...
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PODCAST: How Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure was Most Triumphant (and One Heinous Inclusion)

We share a mission with Ted Logan and Bill Preston, Esq. Cinema's favorite air-guitaring airheads know that to move forward most righteously, you've got to travel back in time to ...
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PODCAST: JUST ONE OF THE GUYS is a Dude’s Story Disguised as a Chick Flick

Just One of the Guys has aspiring journalist Terry Griffith going undercover as a guy to fight the sexism she perceives is keeping her from landing a coveted internship at ...
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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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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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