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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

December 20th, 2007 · 6 Comments

  Synopsis Making his way across a post-apocalyptic desert, the nomad Max (Mel Gibson) is attacked by a small airplane and has his camel caravan stolen. Max follows the tracks to Bartertown, a sleazy trading post attempting to preserve some form of civilization amid the wasteland. After surviving a melee with several guards, Max is […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Cult favorite · Famous line · Sequel · Train

Bad Boys II (2003)

July 2nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

In the 5th season of South Park, Kyle exclaims, “Job has all his children killed, and Michael Bay gets to keep making movies. There isn’t a God.” In the fifth of six articles, I determine the existence of God by revisiting the films of director and alleged anti-Christ Michael Bay. $150 million of ecstasy manufactured […]

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Tags: Gangsters and hoodlums · Sequel · Shootout

Aliens (1986)

June 11th, 2007 · 6 Comments

This is my contribution to the Action Heroine blog-a-thon being hosted by Nathaniel over at The Film Experience. Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), lone survivor of the space freighter Nostromo, is discovered drifting through the outer reaches of space by a salvage crew. Revived after spending 57 years in hypersleep, her employer is skeptical that she […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Beasts and monsters · Famous line · Mother/daughter relationship · Sequel · Surprise after end credits · Woman in jeopardy