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A Pop-Cultural Staple 9 to 5

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Nine To Five
1980 | PG | 1Hr 45Min | Comedy | 20th Century Fox

Director: Colin Higgins
Writer: Patricia Resnick

Stars:
Jane Fonda
Lily Tomlin
Dolly Parton
Synopsis: Meet Franklin Hart (Dabney Coleman). The biggest "sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot" boss on the planet. He thrills in taking advantage of his head female office staff; humiliating, downplaying, and condescending against them whenever conveniently possible, particularly his top assistant Violet (Tomlin). Long-exhausted over his gruesome bullishness, Violet, alongside co-workers Doralee (Parton) and Judy (Fonda) comprise comical methods of "doing him in" when a freak incident occurs. They then manage to kidnap Hart and trap him in his own house, while assuming control of his department, and productivity leaps. But just how long can they keep him tied up?


How many of you grew up on HBO being that small little box that sat next to your tv? If so I'm willing to bet you watched Nine to Five…

Only one man can stop the Yakuza.

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Into The Sun
2005 | R | 1Hr 37 Min | Action | Columbia Tri Star

Director: mink
Writers: Steven Seagal (story), Joe Halpin (story)

Stars:  Steven Seagal  Takao Ohsawa Juliette Marquis
Synopsis: Ex-CIA agent Travis Hunter (Steven Seagal), is called to bring down the criminals who murdered the governor of Tokyo. Hunter uncovers a Yakuza plan to build an enormous drug-dealing network in conjunction with the Chinese Mafia. With time running out and the cold-blooded Yakuza determined to see their plan through, Hunter must thwart the operation, and then get out alive.
Well crap, this movie has left me with so many questions! Into the Sun is part of Box Office Jocks Blogathon hosted by Dubsism and Return to The '80s. The idea behind it simple it is all about movies featuring actors who used to be athletes at the college, Olympic, or professional level, OR movies in which a famous athlete appears. So I picked Into the Sun starring Steven Seagal and wanting to keep up with the Super Bowl-the…

Polar Vortex 2019!

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Dirty Pop

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Oh, Tommy Lee, you son of a gun! Back in 1984 on this day, Backstage after a Motley Crue show in Buffalo, New York, Tommy Lee found out that his girlfriend has posed for the current issue of Penthouse magazine without his knowledge after a fan passed comment on the pictures. Tommy punched the fan unconscious with one hit, Motley's manager Doug Thaler later convinced the fan not to press any charges.

And one year later we were treated to this...



The recording took place for We Are The World the US equivalent of Band Aid at A&M Studios in Hollywood in 1985. Written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie the all-star cast included Stevie Wonder, Tina Turner, Bruce Springsteen, Diana Ross, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Daryl Hall, John Oates, Cyndi Lauper, Steve Perry, and Bob Geldof.





And born on this day in 1977, Joseph Fatone, the singer from American boy band *NSYNC. Among the group's singles, 'Bye Bye Bye', 'This I Promise You', 'Girlfriend' and 'It…

Tonight on Svengoolie: The Werewolf

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The Werewolf 1956 | B&W | 1HR 19Min | NR | Horror | Columbia

Director: Fred F. Sears

Writers: Robert E. Kent

Stars:  Don Megowan Joyce Holden Eleanore Tanin
Two scientists come across an auto accident and find an unconscious man in the wreck. They take him back to their lab and inject him with a serum they have been working with. Unfortunately, the serum has the effect of turning the man into a murderous werewolf.

Watch 'The Werewolf' at 8PM | 7C, Saturday, January 26, on MeTV. Ugh, I just want something new to get excited about Sven!

The end of Earth will not be the end of us.

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Interstellar
2014 | PG-13 | 2hr 49min | Sci-Fi | Paramount Pictures

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan

Stars:
Matthew McConaughey
Anne Hathaway Jessica Chastain
Synopsis: Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the right environment to sustain human life.


If this is your first visit to the Cave welcome! Interstellar is part of the Robots In Film Blogathon Hosted by Quiggy over at The Midnite Drive-In and Hamlette's Soliloquy please make sure to check out the other 18 bloggers taking part in this event. 

From his humble low budget independent cinema roots to some of today's biggest blockbusters Christopher Nolan has become one of Hollywood best storytelling and acclaimed writer-dire…

Eighth Grade

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Eighth Grade
2018 | R | 1Hr 33 Min | Drama | A24

Director: Bo Burnham

Writer: Bo Burnham

Stars:  Elsie Fisher Josh Hamilton Emily Robinson
Synopsis: An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth-grade year before leaving to start high school.



I'm such a huge fan of independent cinema and A24 has knocked it out of the park lately. And with all that summer hype about Eight grade, it was one that we wanted to check out. Sadly this one fell short for us as we watched it as a family with our Eight-grader who even though it was just meh.

Having a teen that has struggled with school and friends for a few years now I was looking for this movie to be a real and eye-opening experience. Instead, I watched a movie that made my kid look normal clearing away our fears of what it is really like in the eighth grade. Elsie Fisher is fantastic as the teen going through an awkward stage in her life completely nailing every situation she faces. Eighth Grade is de…