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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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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Do The Right Thing'

December 12th, 2014 12:30pm EST
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SAG Awards, Golden Globes – the award nominated dramatic hits just keep on coming. So do they here as we look back at a film that tried to fight the power and change minds to boot – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is a funny, poignant, dramatic and still relevant today pot boiler that announced a unique voice on the cinematic scene. Combining humor with a serious issue like race and injecting it with a scorching style that matched the films’ hot setting and rising tensions, this was one film that anyone who saw would never forget. For all those who haven’t, it’s tim...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Crying Game'

December 5th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Crying Game'
Those Academy Award seeking masters the Weinstein Brothers seemed to be poised to pounce on the gold guy once again spearheading the 2014 flick "The Imitation Game." But way back in 1992 the charismatic brothers were pushing and touting another film that had a big secret to keep – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s Oscar worthy drama is a tale of action, lust, suspense with a loving dose of the unknown. For those who know everything there is to know (and especially for those who don’t!) it’s time for…"The Crying Game."

Foot soldier Fergus is a member of the militant IRA. ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Grifters'

November 21st, 2014 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Grifters'
We’re keeping the Oscar worthy flicks going this season with a little ditty that may have some of you reaching to see if your wallet is still there – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s stylistic selection features a fantastic script, decadent direction and three killer performances that are all career best. What’s the pitch? We’re talking the lingo of…."The Grifters."

Roy Dillon is a small time con artist who works quick confidence games on unsuspecting folks. His mother Lilly Dillon is also works the angle, but for a bookie betting at the race track to change the odds. ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Boyz N The Hood'

November 14th, 2014 1:30pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Boyz N The Hood'
The season of high caliber dramas and various Oscar contenders is vastly approaching, so we’re gonna focus for the next little while on stunning work from the past that warrants gold statue praise – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s thoughtful and moving drama is a tale of life’s struggles from the personal experience of its first time filmmaker. It goes beyond the stereotypes and misconceptions to show what life is like for folks living in South Central Los Angeles. Bold, brash and brave as hell, we salute the 1991 John Singleton debut outing…"Boyz n the Hood."

Tre Sty...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Pontypool'

November 7th, 2014 12:45pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Pontypool'
For those going through post Halloween blues we here at Starpulse.com are happy to help. We’re grave digging deep to find you not only the most amazing horror flick you haven’t heard of, but one with some thinking man’s class – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is such a terrific mix of the horror and intelligence that you may feel the desire and need to watch it twice. But watch what you say – the wrong word may trigger an unwanted reaction. Welcome to…."Pontypool."

Shock jock Grant Mazzie is an aging radio dinosaur that has been relegated to a small radio stati...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Trick 'r Treat'

October 31st, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Trick 'r Treat'
Today is officially Halloween and here at Starpulse.com that means plenty of ghouls, goblins and Sam – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is a throwback to the horror anthology’s of old telling tales of hungry wolves, serial killers and bitter kids all under the watchful eye of a shabby orange pajamas wearing, burlap sack headed tot named Sam. So put on your best blood soaked costume, grab a big bag for all that tainted candy and kick over a few jack-o-lanterns on the way – it’s time for…"Trick ‘r Treat!"

Halloween time may seem fun and harmless, but the origins and...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Shocker'

October 24th, 2014 2:15pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Shocker'
Halloween is a time of mischief, mayhem and murder. In other words no more Mr. Nice Guy – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s misplaced terror tale proves that lightning can not only strike twice, but it can also set your demonic soul free to murder at will. Such is the fate of the killer in tonight’s selection who all by himself embodies mass murder and incidentally owes a fortune to the swear jar. His name is Horace Pinker and if you meet him he’s a real…"Shocker!"

Horace Pinker is a menacing man with a thirst for blood. The television repair man by trade, the limping P...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Frankenhooker'

October 17th, 2014 12:25pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Frankenhooker'
Now we’re really getting into weird horror Henenlotter territory fright fans! Killer mowers, super crack, exploding hookers and a brain with a single eye – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s Frank Henenlotter selection is a classic take on the famed Mary Shelley story with a few new twists and turns. There’s of course still love, romance, passion and creating new life, but told with a distinctively 42nd Street vibe. Wanna date? It’s…"Frankenhooker!"

Jeffrey Franken is an odd guy. On the surface he has all the trappings of normal life – a steady job at New Jersey Electric,...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Brain Damage'

October 10th, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Brain Damage'
The famed Frank Henenlotter Halloween slime train is now running at full horror speed, which is fitting this week as there is a suspicious slug on board…welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we pluck from obscurity a terror tale that some Henenlotter fans proclaim is the exploitation filmmaker at his very best. It’s the simple story of a boy who meets a mutant parasite and the two develop a questionable friendship. Brains, blood, bright colors, deep blue water and goop coming out of your ear – watch out for "Brain Damage!"

Brian is an average guy with not much that makes him sp...
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