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The First Ever Forgotten Flix Tweet-a-Long this February 19, 2012!

Tweet by Maggie Kruger Q. What are you doing on Sunday 19th February at exactly 4 PM EST? Are you: A. Taking a trip to the Garden Centre to buy some new begonias? B. Alligator wrestling? C. Joining in with the first ever, highly anticipated, global phenomenon that is THE FORGOTTEN FLIX TWEETALONG of FLASH GORDON? That was a trick…

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First Ever Forgotten Flix Movie Tweet-a-Long: Flash Gordon (1980)

Tweet In a world… where flix were forgotten… In a world… where heroes were valiant, be they bald or part Wookiee… In a world… where social media was king… One of the things I love most about Forgotten Flix (apart from ripping the piss out of Jason) is the sense of community that is spread so far and wide –…

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Forgotten Flix Podcast Update: 1/30/2012

Tweet It’s your weekly update for the Forgotten Flix podcast! Each week we’ll send you a reminder about the movie we’re talking about next, before we record. That way, you can call in to our voice mail feedback line @ 206.203.0491 with any thoughts, opinions, or rants you may have about our featured film. And be sure to subscribe to…

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Forgotten Flix Podcast Update: 1/23/2012

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson It’s your weekly update for the Forgotten Flix podcast! Each week we’ll send you a reminder about the movie we’re talking about next, before we record. Now, you can call in to our voice mail feedback line @ 206.203.0491 with any thoughts, opinions, or rants you may have about our featured film. And be sure…

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Forgotten Flix Weekly Update and Movie Trivia: 01/16/2012

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson We had several great answers to last week’s movie-related question: What’s your favorite multi-genre movie? Mags and Peter both picked From Dusk to Dawn. They both had different reasons… I assume. Also, Shannon suggested Weirdsville (a movie even I hadn’t heard of and had to look up), and Jay recommended one of my personal faves,…

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Forgotten Flix Weekly Update and Movie Trivia: 01/09/2012

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson The answer to last week’s movie trivia was John Carradine. The legendary actor and father of actors David and Robert. Thanks to everyone who played and congrats to Peter for getting it right! Oh, and if you don’t know why the quote was ironic, just look up how John’s eldest left this mortal coil. This…

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Forgotten Flix Weekly Update and Movie Trivia: 1/02/2012

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson With the start of a new year, I thought I’d change things up a bit. So, the “Coming Soon” posts are now a weekly update letting you know what movie we’ll discuss in our next recording (so you have a week to watch it and call in!). Also, you’ll get a reminder about the movie…

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Coming Soon to Forgotten Flix: Three O’Clock High (1987)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson It’s time for your weekly sneak peek at what’s coming up soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast. Our next movie is: Three O’Clock High (1987)! Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Three O’Clock High is a 1987 high-school comedy film, directed by Phil Joanou, written by Richard Christian Matheson and Thomas Szollosi, and produced by Aaron Spelling. It was filmed at Ogden High School in Ogden, Utah, but,…

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Coming Soon to Forgotten Flix: Die Hard (1988)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson It’s time for your weekly sneak peek at what’s coming up soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast. Our next movie is: Die Hard (1988)! Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Die Hard is a 1988 American action film and the first in the Die Hard film series. The film was directed by John McTiernan and written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza. It is based on…

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Coming Soon to Forgotten Flix: Gremlins (1984)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson It’s time for your weekly sneak peek at what’s coming up soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast. Our next movie is: Gremlins (1984)! Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Gremlins is a 1984 American horror comedy film directed by Joe Dante, released by Warner Bros. The film is about a young man who receives a strange creature—called a Mogwai—as a pet, which then spawns…

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Coming Soon to Forgotten Flix: Black Christmas (1974)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson It’s time for your weekly sneak peek at what’s coming up soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast. Our next movie is: Black Christmas (1974)! Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Black Christmas is a 1974 Canadian slasher film directed by Bob Clark and written by A. Roy Moore, and largely based on a series of murders that took place in Quebec, Canada around Christmas time. The film’s…

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Coming Soon to Forgotten Flix: Scrooged (1988)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson It’s time for your weekly sneak peek at what’s coming up soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast. Our next movie is: Scrooged (1988)! Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Scrooged is a 1988 American comedy film, a modernization of Charles Dickens’ novella, A Christmas Carol. The film was produced and directed by Richard Donner, and the cinematography was by Michael Chapman. The screenplay was written by Mitch Glazer and Michael O’Donoghue. The…

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Coming Soon to Forgotten Flix: The Gate (1987)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson It’s time for your weekly sneak peek at what’s coming up soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast. Our next movie is: The Gate (1987)! Synopsis: The Gate is about a group of kids left home alone for a few days who unwittingly unleash minions from hell upon their suburban neighborhood. Please call in your voice mail feedback before 11/21…

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Coming Soon to The Forgotten Flix Podcast: Escape From New York (1981)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson It’s time for your weekly sneak peek at what’s coming up soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast. Our next movie is: Escape From New York (1981)! Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Escape from New York is a 1981 American science fiction action film directed and scored by John Carpenter. He co-wrote the screenplay with Nick Castle. The film is set in the near…

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Coming Soon to The Forgotten Flix Podcast: Teen Wolf (1985)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson NOTE: We want to thank EVERYONE for voting for us during the 2011 Podcast Awards! The winners will be announced on 11/4. No matter what the outcome, it really was an amazing honor to be nominated and included among so many other fantastic podcasts. It’s time for your weekly sneak peek at what’s coming up…

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Coming Soon to The Forgotten Flix Podcast: Labyrinth (1986)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson NOTE: It’s the last week (voting ends on 10/27), so be sure to go to podcastawards.com and vote for The Forgotten Flix Podcast in the Best Movies/Film Podcast category. It’s time for your weekly sneak peek at what’s coming up soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast. Our next movie is: Labyrinth! And you have until 10/24…

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Coming Soon to TFFP: Night of the Living Dead 1968 and 1990!

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson NOTE: Be sure to go to podcastawards.com and vote for The Forgotten Flix Podcast in the Best Movies/Film Podcast category (Yes, we’re whores and we don’t care who knows it!) Thanks to Kevin Bachelder of the Tuning Into Sci-Fi TV Podcast who suggested it, we’ve decided to send out a brief, weekly update. We’re letting…

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Coming Soon to TFFP: Night of the Creeps (1986)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson NOTE: Starting tomorrow (10/12), be sure to go to podcastawards.com and vote for The Forgotten Flix Podcast in the Best Movies/Film Podcast category (Yes, we’re whores and we don’t care who knows it!) Thanks to Kevin Bachelder of the Tuning Into Sci-Fi TV Podcast who suggested it, we’ve decided to send out a brief, weekly…

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Coming Soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast: A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson [Editor’s Note: Sorry for not getting this out last week. Our next episode is actually John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982), so call in your feedback by 6 PM EST on 10/4 to get included on that show!] Thanks to Kevin Bachelder of the Tuning Into Sci-Fi TV Podcast who suggested it, we’ve decided to send…

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Coming Soon on The Forgotten Flix Podcast

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson Thanks to Kevin Bachelder of the Tuning Into Sci-Fi TV Podcast who suggested it, we’ve decided to send out a brief, weekly update. We’re letting you, the listeners, know what the next featured movie will be on The Forgotten Flix Podcast. Why you ask? Simple really. By giving you this heads up, you’ll have plenty…

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5 Awesome Moments From Spooky Empire’s May-Hem 2011

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson Jason and I (and my cousin Chris, who was kind enough to drive me) attended Spooky Empire’s May-Hem Convention in Orlando this weekend (May 28 – 29). Okay, we really only made it on Saturday, which is fine since I’ve never been to a convention before and could only take a day of being packed…

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And the winner is…

Tweet …@RedKQueen! You’re the winner of the second Forgotten Flix prize drawing. Just email your shipping information to: joel (at) forgottenflix.com and we’ll get these prizes out to you post haste. CONGRATULATIONS! Here’s what you’ve won: An original, two-sided Event Horizon (1997) theatrical movie poster– (Below is a stock image of the poster, but it’s the same style as the…

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Prize Winner of the Movie Trivia Challenge!

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson To the victor goes the spoils and the victor of the first ever Forgotten Flix Insanely Difficult, Damn-Near-Impossible Movie Trivia Challenge prize drawing is… @KyloDarf! CONGRATULATIONS! Here’s what you’ve won: An original, two-sided The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) movie poster– (This is a stock image of the poster, but it’s the same style as the…

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What’s Playin’ at the Mall Twin… and when?

Tweet by Joel G. Robertson As this is the final post before Launch-Day (which has been bumped one day to November 1, because, hey, I forgot Halloween was on a Sunday this year!), I thought I’d briefly go over how I plan on releasing content. Yep, I’ve actually laid out a schedule for myself and for you, my lone, er,…

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