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memories of the ’80s – The Color of Money

The mid 1980s was the rise of Tom Cruise’s career as an actor, helped along by starring with Paul Newman  in The Color of Money. Directed by Martin Scorsese, Fast Eddie Felson comes back to the screen in this sequel … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Slap Shot

A small movie about an aging hockey team trying to get its last stab at glory became a cult film forever: Slap Shot. Written by Nancy Dowd, and directed by George Roy Hill, the film was based on the experiences … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Towering Inferno

In the 1970s moviegoers developed a love for disaster on film. In 1974 the studios focused on a disaster in a skyscraper, with the blockbuster The Towering Inferno. A co-production of Warner Bros. and Twentieth Century Fox, The Towering Inferno was adapted … Continue reading

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