Deneb does Tarzan’s Greatest Adventure

Death is never a pretty sight – and you’ll see it again before the hunt is over.”Tarzan's_Greatest_Adventure_(movie_poster)

The Scoop: 1959 ‘Approved’ (whatever that means), directed by John Guillermin and starring Gordon Scott, Anthony Quayle, Sara Shane, Niall MacGinnis, Sean Connery, Al Mulock, Scilla Gabel.

Tagline: Adventure’s Mightiest Hero Lives His Mightiest Adventure!

Summary Capsule: The Lord of the Jungle pursues some bad guys. They’re very bad, and he’s very Lordly. (Of the jungle.) Continue reading

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Without A Paddle

without-paddle-poster“He won’t bother you if you’re in the fetal position… Abort the fetal position!”

The Scoop: 2004 PG-13, directed by Steven Brill and starring Dax Shepard, Matthew Lillard, and Seth Green

Tagline: The call of the wild. The thrill of adventure. The mistake of a lifetime.

Summary Capsule: The boyhood chums set out to recover D.B. Cooper’s lost money and generally expose themselves to the elements of Burt Reynolds

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Logan’s Run

logans-run-poster“You’re sad enough. You’re beautiful. Let’s have sex.”

The Scoop: 1976 PG, directed by Michael Anderson and starring Michael York, Richard Jordan, and Jenny Agutter

Tagline: Welcome to the 23rd Century: A perfect world of total pleasure, With just one catch…

Summary Capsule: Seventies utopias-never-work movie about a society in which everybody can do whatever they want, provided whatever they want is to die at thirty.

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Yeti does Brother Bear

bb“You left too soon, Sitka. Your brothers need your guidance.” 

The Scoop: 2003 G, directed by Aaron Blaise and Robert Walker and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez, and Rick Moranis

Tagline: The story of a boy who became a man by becoming a bear.

Summary Capsule: Little brother is out for revenge after losing big brother. Little brother becomes a big brother…and a bear.

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Joel does Captain America: The Winter Soldier

captain_america_winter_soldier_movie_poster_by_alvincapalad-d5af6nf“On your left.”

The Scoop:  2014 PG-13,  directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Robert Redford

Tagline:  In heroes we trust

Summary Capsule:  Captain America suddenly finds himself chased by those he thought were his allies as well as hunted by a mysterious assassin, The Winter Soldier.  Who can he trust?

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