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    Re: Peter Jackson and World War I

    PETER JACKSON---Jackson's movies ranked by their Rotten Tomatoes scores.

    1. THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD--100%
    2. THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWIN TOWERS--95%
    3. THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF...
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    Re: Movie: BATTLE OF MIDWAY

    New MIDWAY trailer released.


    LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_84EimN2HCg
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---in RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, the deadly ghost who rose from the Ark of the Covenant was played by a Lucasfilm receptionist. She was painted blue and white and placed on a trapeze in front of...
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    Re: Movie: BATTLE OF MIDWAY

    MIDWAY---character posters released for the epic World War II naval battle movie starring Woody Harrelson, Dennis Quaid and Aaron Eckhart.

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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---in the sci fi movie THE OMEGA MAN, Rosalind Cash commented on her biracial love scene with Charlton Heston, "It feels strange to screw Moses."
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    Major Matt Mason movie

    MAJOR MATT MASON---Tom Hanks will star in the Paramount Pictures/Mattel Films movie based on the Mattel astronaut action figure. Akiva Goldsman will write the script based on a short story about...
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    Trivia: AIR FORCE ONE

    TRIVIA---in AIR FORCE ONE, child actress Liesel Matthews played Alice Marshall, daughter of President James Marshall (Harrison Ford). Matthews is the niece of Jay Pritzker, founder of the Hyatt...
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    New Polish tank destroyer

    LINK: https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a28928680/tank-destroyer-concept/?source=nl&utm_source=nl_pop&utm_medium=email&date=090719&utm_campaign=nl17986340&src=nl
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    Re: Trivia: NEVER SO FEW

    "Never knew that. Quite neat that it was allowed to take place as being the only surviving example, any kind of accident could have proved disastrous. -- Al "


    Sony had to pay a large insurance...
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    Trivia: NEVER SO FEW

    TRIVIA---NEVER SO FEW was a World War II movie about OSS commandos starring Frank Sinatra, Steve McQueen and Gina Lollobrigida. In the scene where the commandos attack a Japanese airfield, the Ki 84...
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---before Jeffrey Combs became famous for his medical antics in RE-ANIMATOR, he performed medical antics when he shaved Kathleen Turner for surgery in THE MAN WITH TWO BRAINS.

    Jeffrey Comb's...
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA--veteran character actor Earl Boen and Arnold Schwarzenegger are the only two actors to appear in the first three TERMINATOR movies with Boen playing psychologist Dr. Peter Silberman. Boen...
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---in CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, the Flight 19 scene of five TBF Avenger torpedo bombers that vanished in the Bermuda Triangle in 1945 includes four Avengers and an F6F Hellcat fighter...
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---the original THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL was chosen by the American Film Institute to be in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry, it was rated the #5 movie in the American Film...
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---Yvonne Craig (Batgirl in the BATMAN tv series) and veteran character actor Steve Inhat appeared in the STAR TREK episode "Whom Gods Destroy", and they also appeared in the James Bond spoof...
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---Jimmy Buffett had a cameo in JURASSIC WORLD as a bartender, who "gingerly keep the margaritas safe" during the Pteranodon/Dimorphodon aerial attack. Buffett is a good friend of producer...
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---in the dystopian sci fi movie SOYLENT GREEN, New York police detective Frank Thorn (Charlton Heston) discovers the highly-coveted, nutrition wafer Soylent Green is really made of dead people...
  18. Trivia: VON RICHTHOFEN AND BROWN and TOP GUN

    TRIVIA---in Roger Corman's VON RICHTHOFEN AND BROWN, veteran character actor Don Stroud played Canadian fighter pilot Roy Brown, who was credited with shooting down Manfred von Richthofen (although...
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    Mattel TOP GUN: MAVERICK diecast

    Mattel gets TOP GUN: MAVERICK toy license.

    "EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced it has been named global toy partner for Paramount Picturesí TOP GUN franchise, ahead of...
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    Re: Obi-Wan Kenobi tv series

    JAZZEUM:

    The trailer for Season 2 was released two days ago on August 14.


    LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkJtdJKCVto
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---W. Lee Wilder was a New York purse-maker who moved to Hollywood to follow in his younger brother's footsteps. His younger brother was legendary director Billy Wilder.
    The older Wilder's...
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    Obi-Wan Kenobi tv series

    OBI-WAN KENOBI---multiple sources confirm that Ewan McGregor is in negotiations to star in a Disney+ live-action tv series featuring Obi-Wan Kenobi. One source said the series will be a six-part...
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---in RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, Paul Freeman, who played Nazi archaeologist Dr. Rene Belloq, appears to eat a fly while arguing with Indiana Jones. Freeman explained, "Yeah, I think they just...
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    In THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN, when Dr. Mark Hall is told to stop an operation in order to report to Wildfire, he is replaced by another surgeon who is played by the novel's author, Michael Crichton....
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    Re: Classic Sci-Fi on TCM tonight

    TRIVIA---Rance Howard, father of director Ron Howard, played a clergyman in two outer space movies. He played a clergyman in Ron Howard's APOLLO 13 and an Area 51 clergyman in INDEPENDENCE DAY.
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