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Running Scared (1986) Running Scared (1986)

Directed by Peter Hyams. Billy Crystal, Gregory Hines, Joe Pantoliano, Dan Hedaya. One of the better buddy cop movies with one of the weirdest pairing of actors. Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines mean action! Good movie. Recommended.

Nobody Nails 'Em Like Hammer Nobody Nails 'Em Like Hammer

Mike Hammer. New 1985.

Manhunter (1986) Manhunter (1986)

Directed by Michael Mann. From the book Red Dragon by Thomas Harris. Good book.

France vs. Croatia  France vs. Croatia 

World Cup Final. 10 a.m. Central FOX.

At Close Range (1986) At Close Range (1986)

Directed by James Foley. Chris Penn, Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Crispin Glover, Tracey Walter, Kiefer Sutherland. I have this on VHS. Based on a true story. Recommended.

Turnin' to a Bug Turnin' to a Bug

Illustrations of Exotic Entomology. NY Public Library. Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler has a scene with a bug at the police station near the end that is simply unbelievable. One of the great things I’ve read. A pink-headed bug. Still trying to get back to Homicide.

Robby Muller: Cinematographer Robby Muller: Cinematographer

Robby Muller died on July 3. A lot of his movies have come up recently: Barfly, To Live and Die in L.A., Mad Dog and Glory, Repo Man, The Believers. I have the Criterion DVD of Paris, Texas. I love the shot in the car pulling into the motel.

A Year in Film: 1986 A Year in Film: 1986

1986 movies. You’ve lost that loving feeling.

Vintage Paperbacks Vintage Paperbacks

Posters. Photography. Paperbacks. Pulp paperbacks.

The Herculoids The Herculoids

A favorite of mine as a kid with Space Ghost. Hanna-Barbera. Originally 1967-69 CBS. 18 episodes, 36 segments.

Atget Atget

Some of my earliest Kinja posts were on history of photography. All you had to do was post images in a row. Atget one of my favorite photographers. Discovered by the surrealists and Man Ray but not appreciated until after his death. He wandered the streets of Paris with a camera.

Night Flight Night Flight

Welcome to Night Flight. Your weekend open thread. Thank God It’s Friday.

Vintage Movie Posters Vintage Movie Posters

More from the University of Texas digital collection. Early 70s mostly.

Svengoolie:  The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) Svengoolie:  The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken will be coming on Svengoolie this Saturday night on Me-TV.

Do Not Eat This Cereal Do Not Eat This Cereal

Stay away from the cereal. Bad cereal. Mess you up.

Vintage Ice Cream Vintage Ice Cream

Ice cream.

The Denizens of Dive Bars The Denizens of Dive Bars

Three years of The Golden Horn on Friday 13th.

Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

Directed by Barry Levinson. Something I had on the DVR.

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