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FFR – Harlem Nights (1989)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix, Joel, Darrell and Peter are remembering Harlem Nights (1989)! Synopsis: A nightclub owner named Sugar Ray (Richard Pryor) and his adopted son/protege (Eddie Murphy) come up against mobsters and corrupt cops in 1930s Harlem, New York. 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Brainstorm Bonus

brainstorm-WalkenIn this BONUS episode, Joel and Gamma Dev (from 80’s Anthologies: Episode by Episode with Doug McCoy), went down a bit of a rabbit-trail (shocking, I know!).

In this segment, they talked about

  • CGI and the Star Wars prequels (without Joel having an aneurysm!)
  • whether or not the digital format has finally surpassed film and
  • the note Gamma wrote Roger Ebert that took the legendary film critic to task.

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 featured throughout the episode! You can hear more from Jay V at YourSecretIdentity.com.

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Forgotten Flix Remembers: Brainstorm (1983)

Tweet In this episode of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel is joined by Gamma Dev (from 80’s Anthologies: Episode by Episode with Doug McCoy). We talk about why this was the last Hollywood movie directed by Douglas Trumbel why Gamma feels such a strong connection to this movie what state-of-the-art technique this movie was intended to employ, but never did and much more!…

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S1E1 – Forgotten Flix Remembers: The Heavenly Kid (1985)

Tweet In this first episode of the first season of Forgotten Flix Remembers, Joel is joined by Darrell Taylor (of the Taylor Network of Podcasts). We dig in deep and talk about their earliest memories of The Heavenly Kid whether or not they believe their guardian angels were drunk proof that cocaine is a helluva drug and much more! Be sure to subscribe…

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Offscript: Episode 013 – The One About the 2013 Forgotten Flix Spooky Flix Fest

Tweet The Guts In this episode Jason and Joel keep it short and sweet. It’s all about Forgotten Flix’s Spooky Flix Fest ’13, and what it means for Offscript.     Share

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Offscript: Episode 012 – The One About Barbarian Queens and Peruvian Russians

Tweet The Guts In this episode Jason and Joel discuss Jason’s Corman-movie fetish via Barbarian Queen and whether or not Boris Vallejo is Russian, Peruvian, both… or neither. And in Trailer Trash we delve into Drew: The Man Behind the Poster, Out of the Furnace, 47 Ronin, and The Monuments Men.         Drew: The Man Behind the…

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Offscript: Episode 011 – The One About Playing with Our Bad Milo

Tweet The Guts In this episode Jason and Joel give a quick review of their recent viewing of The Conjuring and gush a little on their love of classically-styled horror. Then Joel drops a movie boom-goes-the-dynamite surprise when he admits to watching a movie that Jason has talked and gushed over for a REALLY long time. I know what you’re…

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