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RETRO

A nostalgic (but not blindly nostalgic) look back at some cult and classic movies. Are they worth checking out once you take off the rose-tinted glasses? Find out in this retrospective section.

A look back at Blade Runner: The Final Cut (1982/2007)

A timely retrospective of Ridley Scott's stylishly violent but humanistic sci-fi masterpiece featuring Harrison Ford as the Replicant-pursuing Rick Deckard.

The Los Angeles of the future in Blade Runner

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The Right Stuff (1983)

This adaptation of Tom Wolfe's account of The Great Space Race really deserved its plaudits.

Impressive cast of The Right Stuff

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Hellraiser (1987)

Clive Barker has such sights to show you in his directorial debut.

Pinhead in Hellraiser

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​Lifeforce (1985)

A love-hate relationship with this space sex vampire flick from Cannon Pictures.

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White Dog (1982)

Samuel Fuller's White Dog is commendable for its approach to the thorny subject matter of racism.


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​After Hours (1985)

Martin Scorsese lets his hair down with an out-and-out comedy, albeit of the darkest kind.

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Rumble Fish (1983)

Get ready to rumble with the existentially arty Francis Ford Coppola adaptation of S.E. Hinton's novel.

Dash of colour in the otherwise black and white Rumblefish

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The Sure Thing (1985)

A charming teen comedy road trip from director Rob Reiner.

Daphne Zuniga and John Cusack in The Sure Thing

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