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026 – Witches of Eastwick

Gidgit is well tanned from Hawaii and back in the Retro Cinema HQ and chatting to Angryman this week about the all star cast in the great 1987 classic Witches of Eastwick

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025b – Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Part Two)

This week while Gidgit works on her tan in Hawaii, we bring you the second half of our tour of Toon Town and find out exactly who Framed Roger Rabbit!

 

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025a – Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Part One)

This week we move from the drama of being an Officer and a Gentleman to the insanity of Toon Town in 1947 Hollywood and try and find out who framed poor old Roger Rabbit. One of the amazing technical achievements in 80’s cinema is just as funny now as it was then – just like the cartoons we watched growing up. And then there’s Jessica Rabbit…

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023 – Creepshow

This week we’re in 1982 (again!) for the cinema hit and horror favourite Creepshow! Lots of great stories and the amazing Adrienne Barbeau in a hilarious role (admirably imitated by Gidgit!) You cannot miss this!

 

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022 – The Breakfast Club

This week – we’re all in detention – on a Saturday no less! Lets face it, we’re all a brain and an athlete and a basket case a princess and a criminal…

Enjoy being part of the Breakfast Club!

 

 

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020 – Crocodile Dundee

G’day mates! This week it’s Australia Day so in honour of that we look at one of the biggest movies of 1986, Crocodile Dundee. Now podcasting with genuine Aussie Accents! Crikey!

 

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019 – Trading Places

This week we laugh all over again at the hilarious comedy from 1983 Trading Places. We’ve got Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy and the gorgeous Jamie Lee Curtis. Also – The Retro Cinema legend, Frank Oz!

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017 – When Harry Met Sally

This week we look at one of the biggest Rom-Coms of all time, When Harry Met Sally. Starring Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan and the wonderful Carrie Fisher.

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015 – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

This week we’re off to the French Riviera for a little sun, holidaying and hijinks as Michael Caine and Steve Martin try and best each other in the hilarious comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels!

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(Side note – this podcast is going out on the exact same day as when the original film was released in 1988. Spooky – we only just found out after recording it!)

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013 – An American Werewolf In London

This week we’re checking out the 1981 classic An American Werewolf In London. Combining comedy and horror with a good dose of gore, AAWIL is a film that helped redefine just what was possible with makeup before CGI invaded our screens. And we’re looking at an early example of the (now) film genre of Comedy/Horror. It’s a classic for a reason kids!

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And here’s what Angryman was talking about in terms of what was really happening (Spoiler Alert)

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