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Entries Tagged as 'Alternate universe'

Evil, Pure and Simple, from the 8th Dimension!

July 31st, 2011 · 3 Comments

“The most typical — and difficult — question people ask me is ‘What is Buckaroo Banzai about?’ If I could answer that in a single interview, I wouldn’t have spent two years making the film. I didn’t want to make a straight, genre film, and deliberately chose Buckaroo Banzai because it defied all the labels.” […]

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Tags: Aliens · Alternate universe · Concert · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Famous line · Flashback · Interrogation · Inventors and Tinkerers

You Really Wanna Mess With Whitey?

February 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Promoting I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in 1988, Steve James, who appeared as “Kung Fu Joe” in the blaxploitation spoof, commented: “I always hated that label ‘blaxploitation.’ I wondered, why couldn’t there just be films with black stars? You know, you’d go around the corner from a theater showing one of them, and there’d be […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Based on novel · Blaxploitation · Crooked officer · Cult favorite · Famous line · Gangsters and hoodlums · Heist · Interrogation · Man vs. machine · Master and pupil · Military · Prostitute

Sita Has Many Names

November 22nd, 2010 · 3 Comments

Logging in to Netflix Instant for a movie to watch is like being hungry and shown to a food replicator. It doesn’t solve my problem — it introduces one thousand new ones. Luckily, I can see which genres are rated higher in nutritional content, in this case, 4 or 4 ½ star ratings out of […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Animation · Based on book · Beasts and monsters · Father/son relationship