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Action film is a film genre in which the protagonist or protagonists are thrust into a series of challenges that typically include violence, extended fighting, physical feats, and frantic chases.
An android is a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human, especially one with a body having a flesh-like resemblance.
Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, science fantasy or horror in which the Earth's technological civilization is collapsing or has collapsed.
Basil Poledouris (August 21, 1945 – November 8, 2006) was an American composer, conductor, and orchestrator of film and television scores, best known for his long-running collaborations with directors John Milius and Paul Verhoeven.
Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. (June 13, 1918 – April 8, 1996) was an American stuntman, world champion rodeo cowboy, and Academy Award-winning actor.
Brion Howard James (February 20, 1945 – August 7, 1999) was an American character actor.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
Caldecot "Cotty" Chubb (born March 3, 1950) is an American film producer who has produced films such as Eve's Bayou, Hoffa, Unthinkable, The Crow, Dark Blue and Pootie Tang.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Commerce is a city located in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States.
A cult following is a group of fans who are highly dedicated to a work of culture, often referred to as a cult classic.
Cyberpunk is a subgenre of science fiction in a futuristic setting that tends to focus on a "combination of lowlife and high tech" featuring advanced technological and scientific achievements, such as artificial intelligence and cybernetics, juxtaposed with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.
David Andrews (born 1952) is an American actor who is known for his role as Lieutenant General Robert Brewster in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.
Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film to the public immediately on home video formats rather than a theatrical release or television broadcast.
Duwayne R. Dunham is an American film director and film editor.
eBay Inc. is a multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.
Edward R. Pressman (born April 11, 1943) is an American film producer and founder of the production company Edward R. Pressman Film Corporation.
Fantasporto, also known as Fantas, is an international film festival, annually organized since 1981 in Porto, Portugal.
Goldfield is an unincorporated community and the county seat of Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States.
A gynoid, or fembot, is a humanoid robot that is gendered feminine.
Henry George "Dobe" Carey Jr. (May 16, 1921 – December 27, 2012), known as Harry Carey Jr., was an American actor.
Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona.
The Integratron is a 38 ft tall cupola structure with a diameter of 55 ft designed by Ufologist and Contactee George Van Tassel.
Jack Thibeau (born January 14, 1946) is an American film and television actor best known for playing the prisoner Clarence Anglin in the 1979 film Escape from Alcatraz.
Jacques Adam Haitkin, (born August 29, 1950, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American cinematographer.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
Las Vegas Wash is a 12-mile-long channel which feeds most of the Las Vegas Valley's excess water into Lake Mead.
Laurence John Fishburne III (born July 30, 1961) is an American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director.
A list of American films released in 1986.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lost Episode Festival Toronto (also known as LEFT) is a publicly attended film festival showcasing horror, sci-fi, action, television, cult cinema, and indie film held annually in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Archibald Marshall Bell (born September 28, 1942) is an American actor.
Melanie Richards Griffith (born August 9, 1957) is an American actress. Griffith began her career as an adolescent in nonspeaking film roles before making her credited debut opposite Gene Hackman in Arthur Penn's Night Moves (1975). She rose to prominence for her role in Brian De Palma's Body Double (1984), which earned her a National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress. Griffith's subsequent performance in Something Wild (1986) garnered critical acclaim before she was cast in 1988's Working Girl, which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her a Golden Globe. The 1990s saw Griffith in a series of roles which received varying critical reception: she received Golden Globe nominations for her performances in Buffalo Girls (1995), and as Marion Davies in RKO 281 (1999), while also earning a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress for her performances in Shining Through (1992), as well as receiving nominations for Crazy in Alabama (1999) and John Waters' cult film Cecil B. Demented (2000). Other credits include John Schlesinger's Pacific Heights (1990), Milk Money (1994), the neo-noir film Mulholland Falls (1996), as Charlotte Haze in Adrian Lyne's Lolita (1997), and Another Day in Paradise (1998). She later starred as Barbara Marx in The Night We Called It a Day (2003), and has appeared on the television series Nip/Tuck, Raising Hope, and Hawaii Five-0. After acting on stage in London, in 2003 she made her Broadway debut in a revival of the musical Chicago, receiving celebratory reviews that made it a box office success.
Michael Almereyda (born 1960) is an American film director, screenwriter, and film producer.
Michael C. Gwynne (born October 1, 1942) is a film, television and radio actor.
Newsday is an American daily newspaper that primarily serves Nassau and Suffolk counties and the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island, although it is sold throughout the New York metropolitan area.
No Man's Land is a 1987 American crime film written by Dick Wolf directed by Peter Werner, and stars Charlie Sheen, D. B. Sweeney and Randy Quaid.
Orion Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture producer and distributor that produced and released films from 1978 until 1999 and was also involved in television production and syndication throughout the 1980s until the early 1990s.
Pamela Catherine Gidley (June 11, 1965 – April 16, 2018) was an American actress and model.
Pepsi is a carbonated soft drink produced and manufactured by PepsiCo.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects.
Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement.
Science fiction film (or sci-fi film) is a genre that uses speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar travel or other technologies.
Social commentary is the act of using rhetorical means to provide commentary on issues in a society.
Steve De Jarnatt is an American film and television director, screenwriter, and short-story author.
The Blade, also known as the Toledo Blade, is a daily newspaper in Toledo, Ohio, in the United States, first published on December 19, 1835.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The Vindicator, also known at times as the Youngstown Vindicator, is a daily newspaper serving Youngstown, Ohio, United States and the Mahoning County region as well as southern Trumbull County and northern Columbiana County.
Joseph Timothy "Tim" Thomerson (born April 8, 1946) is an American actor and comedian.
United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency whose newswires, photo, news film, and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.
Valley of Fire State Park is a public recreation and nature preservation area covering nearly located south of Overton, Nevada.
Varèse Sarabande is an American record label, owned by Concord Music Group and distributed by Universal Music Group, which specializes in film scores and original cast recordings.
The Western is a genre of various arts which tell stories set primarily in the later half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering on the life of a nomadic cowboy or gunfighter armed with a revolver and a rifle who rides a horse.
In the American motion picture industry, a wide release is a motion picture that is playing nationally.