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    30 Years Later: Ranking The Movies Of Summer 1984

    Friday, June 8th, 1984 was quite a day. Homosexuality was decriminalized in New South Wales, Australia; an F5 tornado struck the town of Barnevald, Wisconsin, USA, destroying 90% of it; President Ronald Reagan attended a summit in London; the Celtics beat the Lakers 121-103 to take a 3-2 lead in the...

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    30 Years Of 'Gremlins': How Steven Spielberg Ushered In The Era Of PG-13 Blockbuster Entertainment

    30 years ago, Steven Spielberg—still some way from his 38th birthday—was at the height of his power. He had invented the modern blockbuster in “Jaws,” re-invented the old-school adventure in “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” perfected the family movie in “E.T.,” united all these things for “Close Encounter...

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    And the Awards For Horror Go to Elijah Wood, Joe Dante, 'Ghost Train' and More at the 2014 Stanley Film Festival

    "The Stanley Film Festival exists to bring horror lovers together," says Program Director, Landon Zakheim. This year's horror-lovers' film festival, presented by the Denver Film Society came to an end April 27th, and the winners of the Visionary Award, Master of Horror Award, Stanley Dean's Cup and ...

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    Stanley Film Festival Will Honor Joe Dante with 'Master of Horror' Award

    The Stanley Film Festival (SFF) has just announced that Joe Dante ("Gremlins," "The Howling," "Piranha") will receive the inaugural 2014 Stanley Film Festival Master of Horror award.

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    Trailers from Hell and Joe Dante School You on 'Sex Kittens Go to College'

    Warner Archive Week! kicks off at Trailers from Hell, with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing "Sex Kittens Go to College."

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    Trailers from Hell and Joe Dante Visit 'Planet of the Vampires'

    Destination Outer Space! concludes at Trailers from Hell, with director and TFH creator Joe Dante Gothic grandmaster Mario Bava's introducing "Planet of the Vampires."

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    Joe Dante's 'The 'Burbs' Turns 25, Watch The Alternate Ending, Interviews, Best Scenes & More

    Tom Hanks is two time Oscar winning actor who has been nominated five times. He won for "Forrest Gump" and "Philadelphia" and was nom'd for "Cast Away," "Big" and "Saving Private Ryan.” Some will even say he was robbed of a six nomination this year for “Captain Phillips,” that last scene alone being...

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    Genre Geeks, Check Out the Far-Out Teaser for 'Fear Paris,' from Joe Dante, Xavier Gens & Timo Vuorensola

    Calling all genre nerds! The first teaser for "Fear Paris," a genre-bending tripartite horror featuring vignettes by Joe Dante ("Gremlins"), Xavier Gens ("Hitman" and Timo Vuorensola ("Iron Sky"), has landed. From the producers of spine-tinglers "Paranormal Activity" and "Insidious" comes this ambit...

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    Joe Dante Set To Return To Horror Comedy With ‘Burying The Ex’ Starring Anton Yelchin & Ashley Greene

    One gets the impression that a dozen intriguingly bizarre films are always swirling around the mind of director Joe Dante, and it is a displeasure to see that the most recent work from him happened back in 2009 with “The Hole." Since then, a ‘60s-set biopic about Roger Corman and the ghost story “Ca...

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    Joe Dante's Long-Gestating Roger Corman Biopic Heads Toward Production--without Tarantino (UPDATE)

    Joe Dante's long-gestating biopic on B-movie legend Roger Corman, "The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes," may finally be headed toward production. Per the Dissolve, Corman himself is set to make a cameo in the film.

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