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Cult Cinema

MST3K: Outlaw of Gor

Sat., June 4, 2016

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US. PG. 90 minutes. DVD.

Author John Normans popular science fiction/fantasy series is gored for the second time by this 1988 gift from MST3K favorite, Cannon Films. If you didnt see the first film, Gor, you wont find yourself at a loss trying to understand Outlaw (Of Gor), aka Gor II. Youre actually better off by 90 minutes. Our hero, college professor Tarl Cabot, returns to the eponymous planet to take on a vicious . . .

Cloak & Dagger

Fri., June 17, 2016

Directed by Richard Franklin. US. PG. 101 minutes. Universal. 35mm.
Sponsored by John Cassidy Entertainment

“Enjoyable and even suspenseful children’s thriller with Henry Thomas (“E.T.”) as a young boy who becomes involved with spies when he obtains secret microfilm. Dabney Coleman plays dual roles as his father and his imaginary James Bond-ish friend.” (TLA Film and Video Guide)

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Sat., June 25, 2016

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Directed by Steven Spielberg. US. 1975. PG. 124 minutes. Universal. Digital.
Sponsored by Neil Spak, REALTOR®

From the first day of shooting, “Jaws” felt like a movie destined for failure. Budgets and schedules went out the window. Cast and crew were often sidelined by seasickness. And the chief special effect, a 25 foot mechanical shark nicknamed Bruce,” did not work 90% of the time. But director Steven Spielberg, screenwriter Carl Gottlieb, editor Verna Fields, composer John Williams, and actors Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss . . .