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memories of the ’80s – The Living Daylights

In the late 1980s, the James Bond film franchise decided to reboot with a new star in the movie The Living Daylights. Timothy Dalton was chosen to play the British spy, and this 15th action film of the series was … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Spy Who Loved Me

In 1977, James Bond came back to the screen with Roger Moore in the memorable The Spy Who Loved Me. This was Moore’s third time as the British spy, and although based on the Ian Fleming book of the same … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Once a Hero

In the late 1980s, a new drama combined comic books and real life stories in the tv series Once a Hero. Created by Dusty Kay, this action-adventure/sitcom was led by Abner Bevis (Milo O’Shea), an unsuccessful comic book artist. His … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Street Hawk

In the mid 1980s, a television series tried to break into the network schedule: Street Hawk. Created by Paul M. Belous and Robert Wolterstoff, the series was distributed by Universal and picked up by ABC TV in 1984. But with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Mystery Island

In the late 1970s, CBS TV aired a live-action series to lure in young mystery viewers: Mystery Island. Produced by Hanna Barbera and distributed by Warner Bros, the 10 minute segment was aired during The Skatebirds on CBS Television and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Deep

Based on a book by Peter Benchley, this mid 70s film created a new level of thrill of the ocean with the adventure of treasure hunting in The Deep. Directed by Peter Yates, the film starred Nick Nolte, Robert Shaw, Louis … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan

The second film in the Star Trek movie franchise brought back one of its major enemies – Ricardo Montalban in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Due to the lacklustre reviews for the first Star Trek film, Paramount Pictures … Continue reading

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