In 1975, a young unknown writer/actor named Sylvester Stallone sold a story about an underdog Philadelphia boxer who is given a chance to take on the heavyweight champion of the world. Little did anybody see that Rocky and its star would create one of the most influential sports stories of all time. But does the film go the distance or should it be left out on skid row. MovieDude Eric, Jono "The Boiler" Lobster and Hoosier Bruiser Kent enter the ring.

 

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In 1920, the first vestiges of independent film were slowly trickling out as small businesses started trying to make their own films. One such company in the American Southwest decided to make a film based on the living experiences of their screenwriter's decades-long time with the Plains Indians, telling the story of two suitors for the heart of a Kiowa chieftain's daughter and the consequences of their rivalry. Using a cast made completely of non-white actors during the silent film era and lost for nearly 90 years, does The Daughter of Dawn deserve its second life? Moviedude Eric, Kent & Lobster find out.

 

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In 1984, writer-director Michael Radford was given the greenlight to construct his ultimate vision of prominent 1948 novel by George Orwell about a dystopian future where a midlevel bureaucrat falls in love in the ultimate defiance against the repressive regime. Starring John Hurt and Richard Burton in his final performance, shot by legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins and scored by 80s pop group The Eurythmics, does this version deserve to be watched or should it be sent to Room 101?

 

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1996 saw the emergence of the Tarantino Babies, films that were released hoping to capture the essence of Pulp Fiction. One such film, written by actor-turned-screenwriter Jon Favreau and directed by Doug Liman was Swingers, about a late 20s Los Angeles newcomer and his hip if clueless friends. But is the movie genuine money or should be left waiting by the phone? MovieDude Eric, Kent & Lobster cruise around to investigate.

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