Month: March 2011

Logan’s Run

Originally posted at PopBunker.net. Release Year: 1976 / Director: Michael Anderson / Writers:David Zelag Goodman (screenplay), William F. Nolan (novel) / Starring: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, and Richard Jordan As I’ve been selecting movies for this Old Movies / Young Eyes feature, I have been trying to hit a lot of the movies that more experienced (*cough* older *cough*) friends have been suggesting […]

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More Tsunami Footage

This video footage of Kesennuma getting leveled is both awe-inspiring and deeply saddening. Aside from trying not to let coverage of the earthquake/tsunami aftermath get me down too much, I haven’t been up to much lately other than embarking on a couple new adventures: watching old movies (and even an occasional new one) to write […]

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Red Dawn

Originally posted at PopBunker.net. Release Year: 1984 / Director: John Milius / Writers: John Milius (screenplay), Kevin Reynolds(screenplay) / Stars: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Charlie Sheen, and Lea Thompson Because Red Dawn was made in 1984, it butts right up against my pre-1985 movie prejudice. Unfortunately, I had no idea before I watched it just how much it would butt up against my “right-wing fantasy flick” […]

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Originally posted at PopBunker.net. Release Year: 1972 / Director: George Roy Hill / Writers: Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (novel), Stephen Geller(screenplay) /Stars: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, and Eugene Roche The film I chose for this week’s installment of “Old Movie / Young Eyes” has some sentimental value to me, asSlaughterhouse-Five was the first Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. book I ever read. It was a suggestion I got […]

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Japan

I’m still amazed at the thought of an earthquake that strong striking just about anywhere. I saw something on twitter about it shortly after it happened, and so I was up very late Thursday night watching the coverage. I sent Yuka a message right away to let her know that my thoughts are with her […]

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My Spirit Animal

At long last, with the help of Colinski and Archie McPhee, I have discovered my spirit animal. I look forward to his guidance.

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Westworld

Originally posted at PopBunker.net. Release Year: 1973 / Writer-Director Michael Crichton / Starring Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin Before I begin talking about this film, I should probably take a moment to introduce myself. I’m a newbie writer here at Pop Bunker, and I’m very excited about the opportunity to toss some ideas out into the pop culture discourse. […]

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Democracy? Why Not…

Another cool video from the folks at “Story of Stuff.” (Via GreenLAGirl)

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