Movie of the Year: 1985 State of the Franchise The Taste Buds discuss 1985’s franchises! 1985 had its fair share of franchises, not all of them great: looking at you, Rambo. Others had been the peak of cinema and yet had fallen to new lows: that’s you, Police Academy. But no matter how good or bad the…

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THE POP FILTER TOP TEN META MOVIES 10. AIRPLANE Aside from being perhaps the best comedy of all time, Airplane! is a “meta” masterpiece.  A nun, reading an actual ‘Boys Life’ magazine is followed by a boy reading a fictional ‘Nuns Life’ magazine.  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a basketball player in real life, plays the co-pilot, who…

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