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Lunchtime Movie Review

Lunchtime Movie Review looks back at films from our childhood to see if they stand the test of time.

The Terminator (1984)

The Terminator (1984)

Our story begins in a post apocalyptic world of the future. The year is 2029, where large machines with tank tracks roll over human skulls. We learn that the machines rose from the ashes of the nuclear fire. Their war to exterminate mankind had raged for decades, but the final battle would not be fought in the future, it would be fought here, in our present....tonight, in 1984. The scene changes to Griffith Park, which is located in Kah-lee-fowniah (pronounced like California)...

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Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

Good Morning, Vietnam

In 1965, after a vacation in Greece, Brigadier General Taylor heard Airman Second Class Adrian Cronauer on the Armed Forces Radio Network Europe and did him a real solid by forcing a transfer from Radio Crete to beautiful Sia Gon right at the peak of the Vietnam war.

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Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)

Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)

CBS released The Star Wars Holiday Special on November 17, 1978. Steve Binder and David Acomba directed the TV Special which starred Mickey Morton, Patty Maloney, and Mark Hamill.

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LTMR Hindsight: James Bond Themes Part 2

LTMR Hindsight

For part two of our fourth episode of LTMR Hindsight, we prepare for the release of the James Bond films, Skyfall, by looking back at all of the James Bond themes from all the official James Bond films since 1962.

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Gremlins (1984)

Gremlins 1984

Billy Peltzer received a Christmas gift from his father. A lovable little Mogwai named Gizmo. He came with three easy-care instructions: never expose him to bright light, never get him wet, and for the love of God, never, ever feed him after midnight. Not so difficult, eh? As is typical of men, they don’t follow instructions, and the little fellow gets water spilled on him and some serious shit starts to go down. Gizmo multiplies and the sinister...

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Tremors (1990)

Tremors (1990)

Val and Earl are two handymen who work in the town that time forgot, Perfection, Nevada; a town that was ironically named by its founding fathers. The fourteen residents are made up of out of work television actors, out of work country singers, out of work Asian actors, and Kevin Bacon, who is so obsessed with eliminating degrees of separation, he did this film.

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LTMR Hindsight: James Bond Themes Part 1

LTMR Hindsight

For part one of our fourth episode of LTMR Hindsight, we prepare for the release of the James Bond films, Skyfall, by looking back at all of the James Bond themes from all the official James Bond films since 1962.

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A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

A Fish Called Wanda

Wanda, played by Jamie Lee Curtis, is an ambitious con artist who uses her sexual wiles to obtain a fortune in jewels stolen by her gangster lover Tom Georgeson. To get them, she philanders with one of his dumber cronies played by Kevin Kline and seduces his attorney (John Cleese). Mix in some double-crosses, the murder of an old woman and her dogs at the hands of a stuttering K-K-Ken and you have yourself a whole lot of hilarity. Who gets the jewels? Who gets the fish? Who gets Wanda? Listen to the podcast to find out.

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The Shining (1980) Part Two

The Shining

The master of verbal diarrhea, Stephen King teams up with Stanley Kubrick, to take us on a long and winding road up the Colorado Rockies, far from Chinatown, where a tormented Jack Torrance, played by a very young Christian Slater, approaches the Overlook Hotel for an interview as its winter caretaker. It’s a job that will allow him...

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LTMR Hindsight: Horror Films

LTMR Hindsight

For our third episode of LTMR Hindsight, we get into the Halloween spirit and look back at some of the big horror film franchises of the 1980's. Join us as we talk about some of the box office numbers for some of the most successful horror films from our childhood

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The Shining (1980) Part One

The Shining

The master of verbal diarrhea, Stephen King teams up with Stanley Kubrick, to take us on a long and winding road up the Colorado Rockies, far from Chinatown, where a tormented Jack Torrance, played by a very young Christian Slater, approaches the Overlook Hotel for an interview as its winter caretaker. It’s a job that will allow him...

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