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FFR – The Last Boy Scout (1991)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix, Joel, Darrell and Peter are remembering The Last Boy Scout (1991)! Synopsis: A down-and-out detective (Willis) teams up with a broken down, former superstar quarterback to solve a murder and unravel a conspiracy. Be sure to subscribe to Forgotten Flix on iTunes and leave a review! Click here to visit the iTunes page. Special thanks to Jay…

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5 Must See Zombie Movies You’ve Never Seen

Tweet Considering the upcoming release of Fear the Walking Dead, it seems like the latest zombie craze is only getting started. But what do you do when you’ve already seen all the zombie films you’ve ever heard of? Obviously, find more! Here’s a quick retrospective on a few zombie films that, for one reason or another, have slipped through the…

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FFR – Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel, Maggie and Jessy are remembering Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)! Synopsis: When a teen (Parker) has the chance to tryout for a popular teen dance television show, she must overcome various obstacles including, family, friends, and a vindictive, rich competitor is she wants to realize her dream. Be sure to subscribe to Forgotten Flix on…

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FFR – Retro Thriller: Sorcerer (1977)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter are remembering the William Friedkin (The Exorcist) directed thriller Sorcerer (1977)! Synopsis: Four desperate men hiding out in a South American village. Each one running away from a criminal past. When they’re offered the chance to transport 6 crates of unstable nitroglycerin across 200 miles of unforgiving jungle, they do the only reasonable thing… they…

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FFR – Skin Deep (1989)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel, Darrell and Peter are remembering Skin Deep (1989)! Synopsis: After a successful novelist (John Ritter) loses his marriage because of his drinking and womanizing ways, he begins to realize he may need to change if he ever wants to have anything truly meaningful in his life. Be sure to subscribe to Forgotten Flix on iTunes…

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FFR – Retro Thriller: Cohen and Tate (1988)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter are remembering Cohen and Tate (1988)! Synopsis: When mobsters in Texas want to question a nine-year-old boy who may have witnessed a mafia-related shooting, they send contract killers Cohen (Roy Schieder) and Tate (Adam Baldwin), However, the boy may prove more trouble than he’s worth as he tries to pit the icy…

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FFR – Some Girls (1988)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel, Darrell and Peter are remembering Some Girls (1988)! Synopsis: When Michael (Patrick Dempsey) goes to visit his on-again, off-again girlfriend Gaby (Jennifer Connelly) for the Christmas holiday, he gets more than he bargained for when he meets her uber-eccentric family. Be sure to subscribe to Forgotten Flix on iTunes and leave a review! Click…

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FFR – Retro Thriller: Body Parts (1991)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter are remembering Body Parts (1991)! Synopsis: After losing his arm in a car accident, Dr. Bill Chrushank (Jeff Fahey) receives a new one courtesy of an experimental procedure. Transplanted from a dead serial killer, the appendage begins altering the good doctor’s behavior and seems to have a mind of its own. Be sure…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Can’t Buy Me Love (1987) – Tribute to Amanda Peterson

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel, Darrell and Peter are remembering Can’t Buy Me Love (1987)! Synopsis: Desperate to be popular, uber-geek Ronnie pays the uber-popular head cheerleader, Cindy, to pretend she’s his girlfriend for a month. But when she starts developing true feelings for him, and he starts acting like a jerk, things get complicated. This episode also…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Blue Steel (1989)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter are remembering Blue Steel (1989)! Synopsis: After a rookie Cop (Jamie Lee Curtis) kills a suspect in a robbery gone wrong, a madman with a gun fixation (Ron Silver) becomes obsessed with her. Be sure to subscribe to Forgotten Flix on iTunes and leave a review! Click here to visit the iTunes page. Special…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: The Night Before (1988)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel, Peter, and Darrell are remembering The Night Before (1988)! Synopsis: On their way to the prom, socially awkward Winston (Keanu Reeves) and popular daddy’s girl Tara (Lori Laughlin) get lost and end up on the “wrong side of the tracks.” Soon after Winston wakes up in an alley with no memory of the evening’s events.…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Streets of Fire (1984)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel, Peter and Darrell are talking about Walter Hill’s Streets of Fire (1984)! Synopsis: When up-and-coming rock star Ellen Aim (Diane Lane) is kidnapped by Raven (Willem Dafoe) and his gang, only anti-hero Tom Cody (Michael Pare) can save her. Featuring music written by Wagnerian rock producer and composer Jim Steinman (Meatloaf’s Bat…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Best Seller (1987)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter are talking about Best Seller from 1987! Synopsis: A cop (Brian Dennehy) who moonlights as a crime novelist has the chance to write a guaranteed “best seller” when a mysterious hitman (James Woods) offers to give him the story of a lifetime- the sordid tale of how the head of a multinational…

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5 Unforgettable Creature Features from the ’80s!

Tweet The 80’s didn’t hold much back. If you were going to do anything, you did it big. This attitude was never more present than in the horror films of this great decade. From giant space slugs to murderous werewolves, these are the top monster flicks that are a must watch for any fan of 80’s horror. Deadly Friend (1986)…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: The Ice Pirates (1984)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Darrell Taylor is back! And he joins Joel and Peter to talk about the 1984 sci-fi comedy The Ice Pirates! Synopsis: In another time time (and in a galaxy somewhat far away) water is a scarce and valuable commodity. When a band of inept pirates try to heist a major shipment of ice from the evil…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Nomads (1986)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter are talking about Nomads from 1986. Synopsis: A dark fantasy more than it is a horror film, Nomads tells the story of French anthropologist Pommier (played with paranoid desperation by Pierce Brosnan making his feature debut), who spent many years traveling the world and studying the ways of various nomadic…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Hell Comes To Frogtown (1987)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and his co-hosts Peter and Darrell Taylor (of the Taylor Network of Podcasts) discuss 1987’s Hell Comes to Frogtown. Synopsis: After a nuclear war most of humanity is wiped out. Those who remain are, save a select few, either sterile or have mutated. When MedTech, a governmental agency run exclusively by women, discovers a man…

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Peter’s Retro Reviews: Hi-Riders (1978)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen ”Here come the Hi-Riders… And there goes your woman! Your Car! Your life!” In 2014, during Spooky Flix Fest, I reviewed the sci-fi/horror movie Without Warning which is directed by Greydon Clark. While looking through his filmography for that review, I came across a title that kind of jogged a memory buried in my brain. It…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Tuff Turf (1985)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and his co-hosts Peter and Vince discuss 1985’s Tuff Turf. Synopsis: When a privileged teen’s (James Spader) family loses everything and transplants him to California, he finds himself an outcast at his new public high school. But when he meets the beautiful Frankie (Kim Richards), he has to stand up to her gang…

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Peter’s Retro Reviews: Mannaja aka A Man Called Blade (1977)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen This week it’s time to return to a genre I unfortunately don’t get to visit as often as I would have wanted to, these days. It’s basically a case of not having enough time on my hands, what with a large family, a day job, books to read and me wanting to watch movies in every…

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: The Eliminators (1986)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel and Peter discuss 1986’s The Eliminators. This one comes courtesy of the legendary b-movie producer Charles Band, founder of Empire Pictures and Full Moon.   Be sure to subscribe to Forgotten Flix on iTunes and leave a review! Click here to visit the iTunes page. Special thanks to Jay V for his amazing music…

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Peter’s Retro Reviews: Can’t Buy Me Love (1987)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen ”Cools, nerds… your side, my side… Man, it’s all bullshit. It’s just tough enough to be yourself!” I haven’t done a romantic teen comedy in a while, so I thought it would be nice, at least for this week, to return to that warm and fuzzy feeling again. Sometimes we need one of these teen comedies,…

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Sam Haynes – The Incredible Dark Carnival

Tweet by Peter Nielsen “The carnival grounds are empty now…and the shrill piping voice of the calliope… still! The performers, in their trailers, are speaking in hushed tones, because something happened here tonight. Something that was so bizarre… that even the normally superstitious carny folks, found it almost impossible to believe!” Share

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: License to Drive (1988)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel conducts a bit of an experiment. He talked to four, count ’em four, guests about the 1988 teen comedy, License to Drive starring the two Coreys. All guests were recorded separately and their answers woven together, like an auditory tapestry of cinematic memory. The guest for this episode include: Dave Umbricht Jessy Hutchinson Doug…

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Peter’s Retro Reviews: 48 HRS. (1982)

Tweet by Peter Nielsen Ladies and gentlemen, this week I thought it would be fun to take a look at one of the first ”buddy cop movies”… one of the most successful ones… and certainly one of the best of the lot! It also happens to be the feature film debut of a gentleman named Eddie Murphy! Yes… I am,…

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