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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.

This is Spinal Tap (1984) directed by Rob Reiner

This mockumentary parody of the pompous excess and egomania which has tended to surround many heavy rock bands has been endorsed for coming remarkably close to reality by a number of real musicians themselves.

This is Spinal Tap

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The Ice Pirates (1984) starring Robert Urich and Mary Crosby

An uneven swashbuckler-influenced 1980s space opera comedy directed by Stewart Raffill, also starring Anjelica Huston, Ron Perlman and John Carradine.

Robert Urich, Anjelica Huston and company in The Ice Pirates

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