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52 Pick-Up

1986 dir. John Frankenheimer Although you probably don’t know his name, if anybody mentions “the L.A. slime ball from Scrooged” or “Billy’s weirdo boss from Gremlins 2,” an image of John Glover’s face slowly begins to soak into your mind. … Continue reading

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Cobra

1986 dir. George P. Cosmatos Cobra is the action movie equivalent of a Brian Eno composition; it demands very little of you yet somehow manages to remain completely enthralling from beginning to end. Much like Eno’s ambient soundscapes, Cobra demands … Continue reading

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