Saturday, September 24, 2016

Recurrent Events 09/24/16: 'Magnum P.I.' TV Sequel, 'Smurfs: The Lost Village' Teaser, Nickelodeon Theme Park

Welcome to your weekly news update for retro pop culture headlines, the Recurrent Events! So a little confession, I've been spending way more time over on Agents Of M.A.S.K. than RD80s, but for a good reason. M.A.S.K. makes it's official comic book comeback next week and we actually got a 4-page teaser last night. Next week is also M.A.S.K.'s 31st anniversary and I always try to do something special for my fellow fans. So having said that, I didn't snag the usual amount of Recurrent Events articles but there are still some amazing headlines. The Magnum P.I. sequel with his daughter sounds very intriguing.

I did manage to post a couple articles on RD80s this past week:
I found out this week that the glorious Kia Tecmo Bowl ad featuring Bo Jackson has a sequel with "The Boz!" So those who might not remember the history, Bo and Bozworth had an epic showdown in a game which left Boz flat on his back. The new ad riffs on that epic moment in sports history...

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Here are your Recurrent Events links for Sept 24, 2016!

MOVIES
The Smurfs Gets a Cinematic Reboot in The Lost Village Teaser Trailer - CBR
How ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ turned a gritty novel into a family film - Mashable
A History Of Violence: Rambo becomes a cartoon, in more ways than one - A.V. Club
25 Facts About 'Lethal Weapon' - Mental Floss
Cult Film Club Episode 36: Krush Groove! - Cult Film Club
The 15 Best 80s Movies That Time Forgot - Collider
'The Pit,' one of the weirdest horror films of the '80s, is getting a re-release - HitFix
9 things you didn't know about 'Beetlejuice' - Mashable
How David Bowie, Practical Magic, And An Army Of Fans Turned ‘Labyrinth’ Into A Transcendent Cult Film - UPROXX
The ‘TMNT: Out Of The Shadows’ Honest Trailer Proves Nerd Wishes Shouldn’t Always Come True - UPROXX
'Beetlejuice' could have been a drama - Mashable
Jim Carrey’s The Mask: A Proud Part of Ontario’s School Curriculum? - Pop Rewind


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