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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Page Turner'

February 27th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Page Turner'
With the large amount of crass, crude and lewd selections recently (not really - but it sounds good!), it felt time to class things up around here and give the highbrow folks some movie due – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection puts the refined back in revenge and features a tale of poignant piano payback told with a distinctive air of elegance. Who says getting even can’t be classy? We’re taking on…"The Page Turner."

As a little girl, Melanie Prouvost has a passion for piano, so much so that her modest blue-collar parents give their blessing when she decides to s...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Trespass'

February 20th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Trespass'
Since this is such a ho-hum week for theatrical releases, it felt like time to have a little fun and spice things up with a good old fashioned treasure hunt – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection mixes things like adventure, buried treasure and a siege with modern day gangsters and hustlers all out to get their piece of the pie. It features stylish direction, intense acting and memorable music that all set the tone for trouble. Follow the clues on the map because it’s all about gold in 1991’s…Trespass!

Vince and Don are two hardworking Arkansas firemen who risk the...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Enemy Mine'

February 13th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Enemy Mine'
Nothing says savory cine-space story like a yarn about aliens, brotherhood and tolerance – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re aiming high by taking to the skies for a little hidden outer space gem well worth checking out. On the surface it may seem like yet another intergalactic yarn, but upon closer examination there’s some real style, depth and thought within the fantastical framework. We go deep into the realm of new worlds to check out…"Enemy Mine!"

It’s the late 21st Century and there’s an interstellar war between humans and an alien reptilian race known as ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Wait Until Dark'

February 6th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Wait Until Dark'
Some have been complaining that the classics in our Friday series have been lacking, so felt like the right time to dig up a distinctively un-moldy oldie for your seasoned cinematic pleasure – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re diving headfirst into blackness for a story of drugs, murder and a doll. Conmen, blind ladies and psycho killers – need we say more? Want things a tad more scary – "Wait Until Dark!"

Life has been hard of late for the normally sunny Suzy. A recent auto accident has left her completely blind and she been forced to cope with the challenges of...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'La Femme Nikita'

January 30th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'La Femme Nikita'
With the uneven toned woman empowerment flick "Everly" out now and Luc Besson’s latest "Lucy" a total disaster, it felt time to go back to badass babe basics for some lethal lady action worth the cinematic time – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s lean, mean and totally should be seen action yarn is an early Besson creation that explores the ups and downs of becoming a perfect assassin. Layered characters, slick sequences, stellar style and an inspired and lingering lead female performance as tasty as they come – let’s get reacquainted with…"La Femme Nikita."

Teenage youth ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Game'

January 23rd, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Game'
With the success of David Fincher’s film "Gone Girl" (due in no small part to Rosamund Pike’s performance of course!) it seemed fitting to revisit some of the lessor known earlier work of the visually gifted auteur – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re going old school Fincher back in the day when his sinister style and visual flair was front and center. Matched with a captivating story, terrific twists and one killer cast, this was a film I consider to be Fincher’s finest. Not to worry "Fight Club" fans, it’s only…"The Game."

Wealthy investment banker Nicholas Van Orto...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Running On Empty'

January 16th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Running On Empty'
With the Oscars being announced this week it felt right to check out a flick that all but screams Academy Award worthy on all accounts from way back in 1988 – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s heartbreaking drama is one that melts even my hardened heart – it’s that good. From a cast all giving the best work of their very amazing careers to a director at the peak of his helming prowess, this is one that truly celebrates all that’s great about memorable movies. Nothing is more effective than a film about family – it’s…"Running On Empty."

Sixties radicals Arthur and Annie Po...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Hidden'

January 9th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Hidden'
With the possibly good, possibly bad arrival of a third helping of Liam Neeson and his
"Taken" adventures out this weekend, it felt like time for an action packed cinematic suggestion and I’ve got a good on for you – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re checking out a seminal flick in action, as well as sci-fi, horror, and even some suspense moments to boot. It features all the customary action trimmings - a sensational cast, great music and surprises galore – all with a distinctive sense of style. Watch out for…"The Hidden!"

Two men from different aspects of the law fi...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'I Declare War'

January 2nd, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'I Declare War'
Since 2014 has officially come to an end it felt fitting to go back to 2013 and give some past work props for those who are unaware…welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s 5-star outing is a rehash review of the number one selection from my Top Ten films for 2013 and with good reason. It’s a tasty little treat that loving mixes genres and succeeds. With stellar comedy, action, drama and a pinch of pint-sized revenge, the flick in question is a bold and brilliant blend of "Goonies" and "Platoon" for the kid in us all. Raise the flag as…"I Declare War!"

A group of 12-year-olds...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'A Clockwork Orange'

December 19th, 2014 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'A Clockwork Orange'
We’re keeping in tune with awards season, but with a slight twist this week. With Sony’s unfortunate move pulling the new comedy "The Interview" from theatrical release due to hacker threats it felt like time to take a stand. So controversy is the pick of the day…welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick. The selection this week is a film certainly no stranger to harsh criticism. It was a daring blend of visceral violence, lush visuals, captivating performances and the use of classical music in ways no one had ever seen before. Most of you know this one, but after the sad state of events this ...
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