Episode #80: “Somebody Blink!” | Legend (1986)

We start off by talking a little Comic Con and the amazing Justice League and Wonder Woman trailers, which you can check out here. Then we dive into the high fantasy world of Ridley Scott’s Legend. All of this and Pat just wants one of the fairies to freakin’ blink already!

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Episode #79: “It’s Better to Burn Out Than to Fade Away” | Highlander (1986)

Could the famous line from the Kurgan in the church scene be an apropos summary of the Highlander series? Is it a movie that should have spawned all of the *ahem* “sequels” that it did, or was it better as a one-and-done? Also, we talk about how Bob Iger and John McTiernan may have lost their minds. It’s all “a garage sale at the home of a berserk screenwriter” this episode. If you feel the Quickening and wish to join our little Gathering, we’d love to have you along for the ride.

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Episode #77: “My Dear, Sweet Brother Numsie!” | The Golden Child (1986)

It’s not the real thing, it’s just a fantasy… and that’s how we start off this month of fantasy movies! Eddie Murphy at the height of his career takes on the good and evil of Eastern mysticism in The Golden Child, which may be (unfairly?) compared to Big Trouble in Little China because they came out the same year and because we’re reviewing Big Trouble next week!

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