FILM GEEK CENTRAL Presents The FILMS OF 1985 Podcast — WEEK EIGHT!

FGCWE’RE BACK!!! After a 2½ year hiatus, the Film Geek Central podcast returns with a whole new project! And we really believe you’re going to have just as much fun listening as we do recording. Just click the slider below and you’ll be transported back in time, a time when Madonna ruled the airwaves, Stephen King ruled the bookshelves and Axel Foley ruled the box office. We’re taking you back to the decade of big hair, big shoulders and big, memorable movies (and you don’t even need a DeLorean!). So sit back, grab a snack and prepare to have your minds blown as

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With your hosts Scott Davis, Austin Kennedy and Jesse Hoheisel

On this week’s show:

missing_in_action_2_poster_01MISSING IN ACTION 2: THE BEGINNING — Chuck Norris makes his first of three appearances on the podcast in this prequel to 1984’s smash hit “Missing in Action.” This one told of how Col. Braddock took a stand against the evil Vietnamese scum who held him and others captivity in a Vietnamese P.O.W. camp in 1972.

Director: Lance Hool. Starring: Chuck Norris, Soon-Tek Oh.

Rated R. 100 minutes. Watch trailer.

out-of-control-movie-poster-1985-1020248432OUT OF CONTROL — Eight teenagers board a charter plane en route to a private island getaway only to find themselves deserted on another island infested with armed drug smugglers after their plane goes down in a bad storm.

Director: Allan Hollzman. Starring: Martin Hewitt, Betsy Russell.

Rated R. 78 minutes. Watch trailer.

sure_thingTHE SURE THING — Rob Reiner directs this sweet 80s teen romantic comedy that puts John Cusack and Daphne Zuniga on a road trip from the East Coast to California, where they have all sorts of wacky misadventures and just might come to realize the two of them are perfect for each other.

Director: Rob Reiner. Starring: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga.

Rated PG-13. 100 minutes. Watch trailer.

Week 8 - Missing in Action 2, Out of Control, The Sure Thing, The ClinicTHE CLINIC — Set in a Melbourne, Australia, clinic for venereal disease, this ensemble comedy is structured like a series of vignettes, where we get to know a whole mess of crazy doctors and wacky patients, in a movie that is clearly an homage to the filmmaking style of Robert Altman.

Director: David Stevens. Starring: Chris Heywood, Simon Burke.

Not rated. 93 minutes.

 

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