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Lifeforce

Come back to the ’80s with Chris, Craig and Jack as they watch Tobe Hooper’s splendid dance of the space vampires LIFEFORCE. Shot into space by Cannon films, join in the repetitive ridicule of Dan O’Bannon and the spotting of obscure tourism campaigns while we are treated to Aubrey Morris and Patrick Stewart: together at last! Turn on the commentary as the Cannon logo appears and try to spot the ‘brash guard.’

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THIS COMMENTARY IS RATED ‘A’

SPOILERS: Frank Finlay appears courtesy of the Garrick Club

Creamguide(Films) REVERSE FAQ

1. No idea
2. This was the first of his three picture deal with Cannon
3. Colin Wilson thought it was the worst film version of a novel ever made, it says here
4. The Stuntman, basically
5. No, he isn’t
6. Tom Atkins
7. Brian Marsh
8. Joe Claro
9. 80
10. Freddie and Max
11. Actually, he was a newsreader for the BBC between 1968 and 1973
12. Albert Hague, wrote four Broadway musicals and the score for ‘The Grinch Who Stole Christmas’ but not ‘Starmaker’
13. We actually meant Jack Warden. But Jack Warner works as well
14. ‘thanatology’ θanəˈtɒlədʒi/ noun: “the scientific study of death and the practices associated with it, including the study of the needs of the terminally ill and their families”
15. Top 50 dramas and it was No.16 actually, in between Six a Feet Under and Smiley’s People. But since Six a feet Under was above Smiley’s People the list is clearly a pile of shite
16. We were getting confused with the Australian films featured in the documentary feature ‘Not Quite Hollywood’ by the same guy which is also great
17. Great as Aubrey is, that was meant to be Ronald Lacey
18. 1986 – 1989
19. Still wasn’t
20. Nope
21. He isn’t
22. That was actually meant to be Johnny Sconney Gielguid. Turned out they couldn’t afford him
23. 1987 – 1994
24. No he isn’t but he was in The Mallens
25. Nope, nothing to do with him. Good play, mind
26. It might actually be Elstree
27. He was

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6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Darthflanflinger

    December 1, 2015 at 12:39 am

    Persian-chilli-jully-mumban is Bob Mills ‘In Bed With Medinner’ reference. Now. People. Do I get in the fucking club yet? 😉

    Great stuff! Keep it up!

  2. George White

    December 1, 2015 at 10:37 am

    The bloke, Bukovsky is Michael Gothard, Locque the speccy baddie in For Your Eyes Only, and was the sidekick in Arthur of the Britons with Oliver Tobias.
    He was also in Warlords of Atlantis.

  3. Darthflanflinger

    December 1, 2015 at 5:27 pm

    … oh and Lenny Henry co-produced ‘Neverwhere’.

  4. Jack @ TV Cream

    December 3, 2015 at 11:29 pm

    As ever, thanks gentlemen. We knew Henry Lenny was culpable for Neverwhere somehow – thanks for scratching that itch!

  5. David Smith

    December 4, 2015 at 10:11 am

    If Reverse FAQ note 10 is referring to the sitcom that Philadelphia girls Ann Bryson and Sara Crowe did, it wasn’t Freddie and Max (that was Charlotte Coleman and Anne Bancroft), it was Sometime Never 🙂

  6. Ken Shinn

    December 11, 2015 at 10:19 pm

    4 – he’s also the male lead in Turkey Shoot/Blood Camp Thatcher, and a truly grotty horror film from the Asylum called Intermedio/Dead And The Dying.

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