Tag Archives: 1980s

New Satellite Show Episode 24: A Restaurant Within a Restaurant

The Satellite Show celebrates its second year of podcasting with recollections of the 80s, televangelists and siscon. Wait, really? We’re talking about siscon? Elsha and Dave make their show debuts as we also acknowledge a Star Wars movie is coming … Continue reading

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“Just like Mr. Futterman said…”

Yesterday, Justin wrote about Gremlins 2. I did not know he was going to, but it fit right in to a bizarre convergence of circumstance. The original movie had been on my Netflix queue for several weeks, or at least long enough that … Continue reading

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Dune: An Adaptation

Before we get into the myth of the six-hour version, I think we need to address the adaptation of the film. For years, the film was derided as “unfaithful.” When SyFy made its miniseries version, they touted it as being … Continue reading

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Dune: A Preamble

I love Dune. From an early age, I was intrigued by David Lynch’s 1984 telling of Frank Herbet’s novel and how it is just off-kilter. It doesn’t play by the rules of sci-fi movies established in the previous six years. … Continue reading

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