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The 25 Best Soundtracks and Scores


The July/August 2002 issue of Movieline magazine included a list of the top 25 movie soundtracks up to that point.  Some of the usual suspects are here, but a few inclusions and omissions are likely to be controversial.  Did your favorite movie soundtrack make the cut?

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Movie Robot Bracket Game: R2-D2 Vs. Wall-E


R2-D2 Vs. Wall-E

To celebrate the release of Neill Blomkamp’s latest science fiction movie, Chappie, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the most memorable robot characters in movie history.  Some of them are good, some of them want to kill us.  Some of them look like humans and others are clearly machines.  Robots have been part of movies since the early silent picture days.  In this bracket game, we pick our favorites.

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Movie Robot Bracket Game: Roy Batty Vs. Wall-E


Wall-E Vs. Roy Batty

To celebrate the release of Neill Blomkamp’s latest science fiction movie, Chappie, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the most memorable robot characters in movie history.  Some of them are good, some of them want to kill us.  Some of them look like humans and others are clearly machines.  Robots have been part of movies since the early silent picture days.  In this bracket game, we pick our favorites.

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Movie Robot Bracket Game: Roy Batty Vs. C-3PO


c-3po vs roy batty

To celebrate the release of Neill Blomkamp’s latest science fiction movie, Chappie, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the most memorable robot characters in movie history.  Some of them are good, some of them want to kill us.  Some of them look like humans and others are clearly machines.  Robots have been part of movies since the early silent picture days.  In this bracket game, we pick our favorites.

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Movie Robot Bracket Game: Roy Batty Vs. Maximilian


Maximilian vs Roy Batty

With Neill Blomkamp’s latest science fiction movie, Chappie, opening March 6, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the most memorable robot characters in movie history.  Some of them are good, some of them want to kill us.  Some of them look like humans and others are clearly machines.  Robots have been part of movies since the early silent picture days.  In this bracket game, we pick our favorites.

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Daryl Hannah Gallery

Sean Young Gallery

Non Blockbusters That Became Classics


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Some of them were anticipated to become big hits and weren’t. Some were under-the-radar films that never caught a break at the box office.

Yet years later, many of them are regarded as classics, while the films that were blockbusters at the time have been more or less forgotten.

Below are some of the prime examples.

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What the Hell Happened to Daryl Hannah?


Looking over Daryl Hannah’s filmopgraphy, it’s surprisingly impressive.  Hannah rose to prominence in the early 80’s and then was kind of forgotten about.  Moreso than a lot of other actresses I have covered.  She’s worked with top directors like Ridley Scott, Ron Howard, Quentin Tarantino and Oliver Stone and co-starred alongside Tom Hanks, Harrison Ford and Michael Douglas.  What the hell happened?

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Blade Runner: The Big Question


Blade-Runner

If you are a fan of Blade Runner, you already know what “The Big Question” is.  And odds are, you have a pretty strong opinion one way or another.  If you’re not a fan of Blade Runner, this article probably won’t be of much interest to you.  Sorry about that.  But if you read on, make sure you watch Blade Runner first as there are spoilers.

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What the Hell Happened to Sean Young?


sean young 2013

In the 80’s, Sean Young was a rising star.  She co-starred with Harrison Ford, Bill Murray, Kevin Costner and James Woods.  She worked with directors Ridley Scott, David Lynch and Oliver Stone.  She was cast in the star-making role of Vicki Vale in the 1989 Batman.  And then, she became a cautionary tale of career implosion.

What the hell happened?

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