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80’s

Auto Pilot: The Popcorn Kid

Airing for only six episodes in 1987 on CBS, The Popcorn Kid followed the ins and outs of the Majestic movie theater, especially Scott, the titular Popcorn Kid and an usher at theater who hopes to make it into the movie industry one day.
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Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

The sixth entry in the X-Men series and making the rebooted series a trilogy, X-Men: Apocalypse is solid but never does anything that makes it anything besides just “OK”.
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Musical Montage: Dolly Parton “9 to 5”

An ode to working stiffs everywhere, Dolly Parton’s theme song for the movie of the same name was one of her biggest hits, hitting number one on the charts and getting nominated for an Oscar and multiple Grammys.
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Action Hero of the Week: Cho Osaki

When his family is attacked, Cho Osaki takes his mother and son to Salt Lake City but he becomes caught in a drug smuggling operation and must use his ninja skills to fight back.
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Movie of the Month: King Solomon’s Mines

We’re going on the “adventure of a lifetime” this month by watching Cannon Films attempt at an Indiana Jones style adventure movie, King Solomon’s Mines, with Richard Chamberlain starring as public domain action hero Allan Quartermain.
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Action Hero of the Week: Jason Stillwell

The mafia attempts to take over all the martial arts dojos in the country and teenager Jason Stillwell must train with the ghost of Bruce Lee to protect his father’s dojo from the mafia’s Russian enforcer, Ivan, played by none other than Jean Claude Van Damme.
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Action Hero of the Week: Scott James

Martial artist Scott James uncovers a plot to train a secret army of ninjas run by his estranged adopted brother Seikura and must find a way to stop them before they can use their training for evil.
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Musical Montage: The Apple

In the far off future of 1994, folk singer Bibi is lured away from her boyfriend Alphie by the evil Mr. Boogalow and his record company that seemingly controls the entire world, BIM, in Cannon’s insane rock opera, The Apple.
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