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memories of the ’70s – Operation Petticoat

A 1950s movie that was a box office success was not as successful when transformed for the small screen – Operation Petticoat. Released in 1959 as a big screen film starring Cary Grant and Tony Curtis, Operation Petticoat was a … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Stripes

The 1980s were a goldmine of comedy movies, and one of the films that helped Bill Murray make his mark was Stripes. Directed by Ivan Reitman and written by Harold Ramis, Len Blum and Daniel Goldberg, Stripes starred Bill Murray … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Tom Clancy

For thriller fans of the 1980s, there’s one name that became a must-read: Tom Clancy. With a fascination for espionage, military and and the geopolitical players that are trying to control the planet, Clancy’s first book was The Hunt for … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Top Gun

Do you feel, feel the need for speed? In the mid 1980s, a film about the military’s flying school became a pop culture powerhouse: Top Gun. Directed by Tony Scott and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Don Simpson, the movie … Continue reading

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