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Cinema

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.

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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Flash Gordon (1980)

Dino de Laurentiis's adaptation is a gaudy, Queen-scored cult classic.

Zarkov, Flash and Dale meet Ming

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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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The War of the Worlds (1953)

George Pal's adaptation of H.G. Wells's novel is still chillingly relevant despite some dated aspects.

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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.

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​Dreamchild (1985)

The controversies behind Lewis Carroll's love of Alice are tastefully recorded in this intriguing lost 80s film.

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