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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.

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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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Once upon a time, truckers were as cool as the Kardashians, and the ‘Kim’ of the group was one Bo Darville, a trucking-legend-for-hire known as the Bandit, played by Burt Reynolds. He is cornered by Big and Little Enos Burdette and offered $80,000 to bring 400 cases of Coors from Texarkana, Texas to a big party they are throwing in Atlanta, Georgia in 28 hours.

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LTMR Hindsight: June 1982

LTMR Hindsight

For our second episode of LTMR Hindsight, we look back thirty years to June 1982. A month considered by some to be the single greatest month of film releases ever. June 1982 saw the film debuts of Kirstie Alley and Drew Barrymore.

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Top Gun (1986)

Top Gun 1986

Hot-shot naval actor, Tom Cruise, plays hot-shot naval pilot Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell along side his co-pilot “Goose" Bradshaw of the Tri-Lambs. The film opens up with the dynamic duo flying their F-14A Tomcat in a mock battle against some MiG-28s over the Indian Ocean.

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3 Men and a Baby (1987)

Three Men and a Baby 1987

The hunky architect, Peter, the playboy actor, Jack, and the sensitive cartoonist, Michael, are all eligible bachelors living in New York City. They work hard and play harder...well except for Jack who hardly works; taking bit parts in commercials to pay the bills.

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LTMR Hindsight: Robin Williams Tribute

LTMR Hindsight

For our first episode of LTMR Hindsight, we look back at the man who entertained the Children of the 80s for almost 5 decades; Robin Williams. Join us as we talk about his life and death along with many of our favorite movies and televisions shows he starred in such as Happy Days, Mork & Mindy, Popeye, Club Paradise, The Best of Times, Good Morning, Vietnam; Dead Poets Society, Aladdin, Good Will Hunting, and many more.

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Batman (1989)

Batman (1989)

The character of Batman is a creation of pre-World War II America. Conceived in 1939, Batman was originally a “pulp” hero, who cared little for killing or maiming those that he went up against. However, the character evolved over time, taking on the nobler attributes that many comic fans have come to expect from the character today.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1990

A mysterious new gang has moved into New York City with one thing in mind…to pillage, pillage, pillage; loot, loot, loot, and intrepid news reporter, April O’Neil has made it her duty to uncover the person or persons behind the series of robberies, but nobody got time to get a good look at the little buggers, and there are very few clues.

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