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Nostalgic Impulse: Equilibrium

‘…The disease is human emotion.’ Walking out of The Giver on the weekend, my partner asked me if I had ever seen Equilibrium, ‘it’s just like The Giver – sort of – but has added kung fu with guns.’ Well, ...

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Nostalgic Impulse: That 70’s Show

I have been feeling nostalgic about a show that is, in itself, nostalgic: That 70’s Show. In 1998, TV audiences were sent back in time – before they knew that Darth Vader was Luke’s father, CDs, mobile phones, and the ...

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Nostalgic Impulse: The Terminator

An inexperienced young filmmaker had a big idea – an idea that had come to him in a nightmare during a bout of food poisoning. That idea – of a killing machine coming from the future to assassinate him – ...

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Nostalgic Impulse: Scooby-Doo

Scooby-Doo has been gracing our television screens since 1969. It has changed studios, been bought and sold, changed animation style, and been on TV, film, comics, and merchandise. There have been 11 different incarnations of the TV series, 2 theatrical-release, ...

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Nostalgic Impulse: Ghostbusters

There are some films that will stay with us until the day we die. The reasons for their lasting impact can vary widely, but we know that we love them and that’s all that matters. Ghostbusters is one of those ...

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