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Day of the Dead (1985) October 30, 2013

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2013 #95

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new film, and we’re feeling nihilistic.

Akira (1988) August 5, 2013

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2013 #61a

A decade after I first saw it, Akira re-evaluated.

Animalympics (1980) July 31, 2013

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2013 #16

Last weekend marked one year since the start of the London 2012 Olympics, which is the closest I’m going to get to a meaningful time to post this review…

The Naked Gun (1988) July 30, 2013

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2013 #47

From the files of Police Squad comes a classic Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker comedy.

It’s on Film4 (and Film4 HD) tonight at 11:25pm.

Big Trouble in Little China (1986) April 11, 2013

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2013 #22

The ’80s cult classic gets the drabble treatment from an unconvinced me…

Conan the Barbarian (1982) March 22, 2013

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2013 #31

One of the key entries in both the sword-and-sorcery genre and Arnie’s early career… but is it actually any good?

#42: The Return of the Musketeers (1989) December 22, 2012

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16 years later, they filmed Twenty Years After… Today’s 100 Films Advent Calendar review:

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