Film Review: Nomads (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: A French anthropologist moves to Los Angeles and is followed by the evil spirits of an extinct tribe he once uncovered. REVIEW: Nomads is a strange concoction of surrealism, often involved with the supernatural but deeply rooted in the ‘80s punk and bad-boy scene. Directed by John McTiernan (who directed Predator Flax (Leslie-Anne Down) who cares for a seemingly mentally ill patient down by the beaches. He raves in French, he cuts her face, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rollerball (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: “Jonathan Cross, a lover of extreme sports, is recruited by Alexi Petrovich to star in his sportive invention, Rollerball. Jonathan accepts and learns the ropes of Rollerball: The players are on Rollerblades, trying to bring a heavy metal ball into a high goal. Also, there are motorcyclists around to bring momentum to the players. Oh yes, and there are no rules in the game. During his skyrocketing career, Jonathan has to experience what Alexi … Continue reading

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Key Genre Films 1980s

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How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production house around that didn’t have at least one genre project in the making. The first … Continue reading

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Film Review: Predator (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: “Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the forest, taking trophies from the bodies of it’s victims as it goes along. Occasionally seeing through it’s eyes, the audience sees it is an intelligent alien hunter, hunting them for … Continue reading

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