Cinema du Fromage: “Flash Gordon” 1980

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Cinema du Fromage: “Flash Gordon” 1980

Episode 15: We look at 1980’s film “Flash Gordon” which stars Sam Jones and Max von Sydow is Directed by Mike Hodges. Our Special guest is Mefune Akira & TheMonk August 16, 2018

Hosts KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey @Kingpengvin https://twitter.com/Kingpengvin J Corina Francis @FollowingBliss1 https://twitter.com/FollowingBliss1 http://criticallaughs.com/
Kinte @KinteF https://twitter.com/KinteF

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Previous: Episode 14. The Poseidon Adventure (1972) 8/9/18
Next: Episode 16. Battle beyond the stars (1980) 8/23/18

Special Guest: Mefune Akira & TheMonk

Movie Score Talley: 111 69.375% Cheese

KingPengvin 30
1) production quality 9

2) story 6

3) acting 6

4)overall entertainment value 9

Kinte 26
1) production quality 8

2) story 5

3) acting 5

4)overall entertainment value 8

J Corina Francis 25
1) production quality 9

2) story 3

3) acting 3

4)overall entertainment value 10

Special Guest: Mefune Akira 31
1) production quality 9

2) story 6

3) acting 6

4)overall entertainment value 10

Special Guest: TheMonk 25
1) production quality 8

2) story 3

3) acting 5

4)overall entertainment value 9

Flash Gordon
PG 1980 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 1h 54m

Although NASA scientists are claiming the unexpected eclipse and strange “hot hail” are nothing to worry about, Dr. Hans Zarkov (Topol) knows better, and takes football star Flash Gordon (Sam Jones) and travel agent Dale Arden (Melody Anderson) with him into space to rectify things. They land on planet Mongo, where the despot Ming the Merciless (Max von Sydow) is attacking Earth out of pure boredom. With the help of a race of Hawkmen, Flash and the gang struggle to save their home planet.
Release date: December 5, 1980 (USA)
Director: Mike Hodges
Featured song: Flash
Budget: 35 million USD
Box office: 27.1 million USD (North America)

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