CONELRAD 100: Atomic Films
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The CONELRAD 100 of Atomic Films

TITLE: MATINEE

Joe Dante's Matinee - 1993


MATINEE

DIRECTOR: Joe Dante
YEAR: 1993

An alternately bittersweet and hilarious coming-of-age story set in Florida during the Cuban Missile Crisis. John Goodman plays a William Castle-like filmmaker who comes to town to hawk his latest picture in the midst of all the panic. Atomic character actor William Schallert lampoons his B-movie roots in the movie-within-a-movie MANT - "half man, half ant, all terror!"

AMAZON product link: MATINEE

CONELRAD 100 | 81-100 | 61-80 | 41-60 | 21-40 | 1-20

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