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Coming up – Less than zero

Up this week is the screen adaption of the Brett Easton Ellis novel. Darkly prophetic of Robert Downy Jrs’ life, we head to LA and the indulgent rich party scene… It’s less than zero…

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078 – Top Ten Movies with Computers

This week we’re look at how computers in movies affected the films. The eighties was the era of the home computer and influenced so many storylines. Is yours on our Top Tens?

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077 – The Last Starfighter

So are you good enough to join the Star League? Alex Rogan certainly is! Join us as we re-watch the great 1984 classic The Last Starfighter!

 

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Coming up – The Last Starfighter

Out this Thursday – the 1984 story of one boy making his way from the trailer park he grew up in to the save the galaxy! Join Alex, Maggie and the always laughing Grig as we podcast this classic!

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076 – First Blood

This week we’re in the cold mountains outside of the town of Hope. Why? Because we’re running from dodgy police and avoiding rats through mines as we join the legendary John Rambo in the film that first brought his character to the big screen!

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Coming up – First Blood

This week Gidgit and Angry are armed and dangerous. yeah no. But John J Rambo is. see where the cinematic icon began in the original classic! Out Thursday!

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075 – Adventures in babysitting

This week we’re roaming the mean streets of Chicago. But hey, we’re with Elisabeth Shue, so it’s gotta be ok yes? Originally known as ‘A night on the town’ here in Australia and in the UK, this is a fun romp and a definite popcorn movie!

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Coming up – Adventures in babysitting

If youre in Australia or the UK you might remember it as ‘A night on the town’! That said, it’s still a fun watch, especially with the gorgeous Elisabeth Shue making sure she keeps everyone safe!

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074 – A nightmare on Elm St

This week Gidgit and Angry are in suburban LA hanging out at school and having fun. Then it’s bedtime… nothing can happen then right? The original classic that spawned a cinematic icon is this weeks podcast!

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Coming Up – A nightmare on Elm Street

This week Gidgit and Angry are having a sleepover with their friends. Just around the corner. On Elm Street. Nothing bad could happen right?

This Thursday check out their podcast as they delve in to the dreamworld and see just what’s going on in this 1984 classic that spawned a movie icon!

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