Forgotten Friday Flick

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Game'

January 23rd, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Game'
With the success of David Fincher’s film "Gone Girl" (due in no small part to Rosamund Pike’s performance of course!) it seemed fitting to revisit some of the lessor known earlier work of the visually gifted auteur – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re going old school Fincher back in the day when his sinister style and visual flair was front and center. Matched with a captivating story, terrific twists and one killer cast, this was a film I consider to be Fincher’s finest. Not to worry "Fight Club" fans, it’s only…"The Game."

Wealthy investment banker Nicholas Van Orto...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Running On Empty'

January 16th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Running On Empty'
With the Oscars being announced this week it felt right to check out a flick that all but screams Academy Award worthy on all accounts from way back in 1988 – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s heartbreaking drama is one that melts even my hardened heart – it’s that good. From a cast all giving the best work of their very amazing careers to a director at the peak of his helming prowess, this is one that truly celebrates all that’s great about memorable movies. Nothing is more effective than a film about family – it’s…"Running On Empty."

Sixties radicals Arthur and Annie Po...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Hidden'

January 9th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Hidden'
With the possibly good, possibly bad arrival of a third helping of Liam Neeson and his
"Taken" adventures out this weekend, it felt like time for an action packed cinematic suggestion and I’ve got a good on for you – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re checking out a seminal flick in action, as well as sci-fi, horror, and even some suspense moments to boot. It features all the customary action trimmings - a sensational cast, great music and surprises galore – all with a distinctive sense of style. Watch out for…"The Hidden!"

Two men from different aspects of the law fi...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'I Declare War'

January 2nd, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'I Declare War'
Since 2014 has officially come to an end it felt fitting to go back to 2013 and give some past work props for those who are unaware…welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s 5-star outing is a rehash review of the number one selection from my Top Ten films for 2013 and with good reason. It’s a tasty little treat that loving mixes genres and succeeds. With stellar comedy, action, drama and a pinch of pint-sized revenge, the flick in question is a bold and brilliant blend of "Goonies" and "Platoon" for the kid in us all. Raise the flag as…"I Declare War!"

A group of 12-year-olds...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'A Clockwork Orange'

December 19th, 2014 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'A Clockwork Orange'
We’re keeping in tune with awards season, but with a slight twist this week. With Sony’s unfortunate move pulling the new comedy "The Interview" from theatrical release due to hacker threats it felt like time to take a stand. So controversy is the pick of the day…welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick. The selection this week is a film certainly no stranger to harsh criticism. It was a daring blend of visceral violence, lush visuals, captivating performances and the use of classical music in ways no one had ever seen before. Most of you know this one, but after the sad state of events this ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Do The Right Thing'

December 12th, 2014 12:30pm EST
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SAG Awards, Golden Globes – the award nominated dramatic hits just keep on coming. So do they here as we look back at a film that tried to fight the power and change minds to boot – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is a funny, poignant, dramatic and still relevant today pot boiler that announced a unique voice on the cinematic scene. Combining humor with a serious issue like race and injecting it with a scorching style that matched the films’ hot setting and rising tensions, this was one film that anyone who saw would never forget. For all those who haven’t, it’s tim...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Crying Game'

December 5th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Crying Game'
Those Academy Award seeking masters the Weinstein Brothers seemed to be poised to pounce on the gold guy once again spearheading the 2014 flick "The Imitation Game." But way back in 1992 the charismatic brothers were pushing and touting another film that had a big secret to keep – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s Oscar worthy drama is a tale of action, lust, suspense with a loving dose of the unknown. For those who know everything there is to know (and especially for those who don’t!) it’s time for…"The Crying Game."

Foot soldier Fergus is a member of the militant IRA. ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Grifters'

November 21st, 2014 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Grifters'
We’re keeping the Oscar worthy flicks going this season with a little ditty that may have some of you reaching to see if your wallet is still there – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s stylistic selection features a fantastic script, decadent direction and three killer performances that are all career best. What’s the pitch? We’re talking the lingo of…."The Grifters."

Roy Dillon is a small time con artist who works quick confidence games on unsuspecting folks. His mother Lilly Dillon is also works the angle, but for a bookie betting at the race track to change the odds. ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Boyz N The Hood'

November 14th, 2014 1:30pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Boyz N The Hood'
The season of high caliber dramas and various Oscar contenders is vastly approaching, so we’re gonna focus for the next little while on stunning work from the past that warrants gold statue praise – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s thoughtful and moving drama is a tale of life’s struggles from the personal experience of its first time filmmaker. It goes beyond the stereotypes and misconceptions to show what life is like for folks living in South Central Los Angeles. Bold, brash and brave as hell, we salute the 1991 John Singleton debut outing…"Boyz n the Hood."

Tre Sty...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Pontypool'

November 7th, 2014 12:45pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Pontypool'
For those going through post Halloween blues we here at Starpulse.com are happy to help. We’re grave digging deep to find you not only the most amazing horror flick you haven’t heard of, but one with some thinking man’s class – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is such a terrific mix of the horror and intelligence that you may feel the desire and need to watch it twice. But watch what you say – the wrong word may trigger an unwanted reaction. Welcome to…."Pontypool."

Shock jock Grant Mazzie is an aging radio dinosaur that has been relegated to a small radio stati...
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