Tagged: Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures (also referred to as Universal Studios or simply Universal) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal. The company was founded in 1912 by Carl Laemmle, Mark Dintenfass, Charles O. Baumann, Adam Kessel, Pat Powers, William Swanson, David Horsley, Robert H. Cochrane, and Jules Brulatour, and is the oldest surviving film studio in the United States, the world’s fourth oldest after Gaumont, Pathé and Nordisk Film, and the oldest in terms of the overall film market[citation needed]. Its studios are located in Universal City, California, and its corporate offices are located in New York City.

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Videodrome (1983)

Videodrome Quote: “Death to Videodrome! Long live the new flesh!” – Max Renn The story behind this week’s commissioned film review could be a movie of its own: The loving wife of a northern England postman secretly saves the money to hire three misfit Americans to surprise him with a...

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Back to The Future (1985) Encore Presentation

Back to The Future Quote: “Don’t worry. As long as you hit that wire with the connecting hook at precisely eighty-eight miles per hour the instant the lightning strikes the tower… everything will be fine.” – Dr. Emmett Brown This week, our Best Of series takes us back in time...

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Conan The Barbarian (1982) Encore Presentation

Conan the Barbarian Quote: “To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women!” – Conan In honor of the Battle of Winterfell, we’re proud to present our recap of a movie that shows some real military tactics, including how to infiltrate...

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King Ralph (1991)

King Ralph Quote: “Your Majesty, may I present the Sovereign King Mulamboa of Zambei” – Sir Cedric This week we ask the question, what could go wrong if the entire British royal family was comedically killed in a freak accident that leaves the throne to a Las Vegas lounge singer?...

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Back to The Future Part II (1989)

Back to the Future Part II Quote: “Time traveling is just too dangerous.” – Dr. Emmett Brown Most sequels give us more of the same. “Back to The Future Part II” changed the game by giving us a world we’d never seen: hoverboards, Pac-Fax, VistaGlide, and filming two sequels back-to-back...

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Backdraft (1991)

Backdraft Quote: “She’s hot and smokey, but she’s not rolling yet!” – Lt. Steven McCaffrey Backdraft taught us to yell at fires, run into burning buildings, cool off our sexy bods by firehose, and never, ever let our estranged sons help us make breakfast. And who knew you could make...

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Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park Quote: “Mr. Hammond, after careful consideration I’ve decided not to endorse your park.” – Dr. Alan Grant The most iconic scenes in movie history, sexy Jeff Goldblum, goosebumps aplenty, a triceratops turd too high, hyperconfident scientists, unnecessary fence climbs and adorable velociraptors made 1993’s “Jurassic Park” a movie...

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Conan the Barbarian (1982)

Conan the Barbarian Quote: “To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women!” – Conan Soundtrack of the gods, camel-punching, surprise romance, imperfect allies, meaty snakes, cannibalistic orgies, and a unanimous Shat Score. Conan The Barbarian often is lumped in the...