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4 items from 2014


The Dusty VHS Corner: Wrestlers Body Slamming Cinema

20 July 2014 1:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tom Jolliffe digs deep into The Dusty VHS Corner for a trio of straight to video actioners featuring some of the biggest stars of the squared circle…

During the 80’s when the WWE was developing into the larger than life, sometimes cartoony drama that introduced the world to things like Hulkamania and story arcs straight out of soaps, to be one of the top wrestlers you needed presence, personality and showmanship. There were some strong personalities in the wrestling arena, and the immense popularity of Vince McMahon’s entertainment machine seemed to suggest that for a select few, the transition from wrestler to acting superstar could be an easy, and potentially lucrative one.

Long before Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson broke into movies and became the big box-office draw that he is today, a host of grapplers in years gone by have attempted the same, without hitting those heights. Arguably the »

- Gary Collinson

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The Karate Kid is 30 years old: What happened to the cast?

22 June 2014 1:05 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Bona fide '80s classic The Karate Kid celebrates its 30th anniversary today (June 22), but what ever happened to the cast of this uplifting martial arts film? Digital Spy goes then and now with the film's lead stars to find out what they did after starring in the original and best Karate Kid.

Ralph Macchio

Ralph Macchio became an instant '80s icon thanks to his role as The Karate Kid's fresh-faced Daniel Larusso. Prior to The Karate Kid's release, he starred in Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders alongside Matt Dillon, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe and Tom Cruise. After that, he played Danny again in two Karate Kid sequels. He also starred in My Cousin Vinny (yes, the film that won Marisa Tomei an Oscar) and more recently appeared in Entourage, Ugly Betty and Dancing with the Stars.

Pat Morita

Pat Morita was already a veteran screen »

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The Five Best Bets for Movie Buffs at Motor City Comic Con

15 May 2014 10:14 PM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

Novi, Michigan – Gone are the days when comic conventions were solely places for fans to search through long boxes for that one issue that completes their collection. Pop culture and movies have long since taken over these events to create massive celebrations of all things geek. While the Mecca for all cons is in San Diego, Metro Detroiters are lucky to have a con of their own – the Motor City Comic Con.

Now in its twenty-fifth year, Motor City Comic Con 2014 will be taking place on May 16th-18th at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. There are plenty of TV favorites, comic artists, and professional wrestlers to see while you’re there, but since we care more about movies here at CinemaNerdz, I give you the five best bets for movie enthusiasts at this year’s con.

 5. The Nightmare Before Christmas

This year, Motor City Comic Con will be »

- Dane Jackson

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There Will Be Something Silent But Deadly in the Air This February

8 January 2014 9:00 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

The upcoming Silent But Deadly is getting ready to drop some more horrific retirement palace humor on you, and we've got the details and the artwork. Dig it!

From the Press Release

Indican Pictures announces the release of its hilarious new comedy, "Silent But Deadly," starring a Golden Globe and Emmy nominated cast. The star-studded cast includes Dawn Wells ("Gilligan’s Island"), John Tartaglia (Shrek The Musical), Lee Meriwether (Catwoman), Rip Taylor (Jackass The Movie), Bruce Vilanch ("Hollywood Squares"), Kiersten Warren ("Desperate Housewives"), and Jacqui Holland (Dead Ringer) with Martin Kove (Karate Kid) and David Proval ("The Sopranos").

“The title alone made us laugh, but when we watched the film, it not only delivered over-the-top humor but was filled with great performances! This cast possessed perfect comedic timing, and there is nothing more ridiculously funny then a bunch of old people transforming into 'Rambo-like' avengers!” said Randolph Kret, VP of Indican Pictures. »

- Uncle Creepy

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