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26th Aug '16 8:38:57 AM Morgenthaler
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* Also, singers such as Duffy and the late AmyWinehouse, who have thrived on their "old-fashioned" sound.

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* Also, singers such as Duffy and the late AmyWinehouse, Music/AmyWinehouse, who have thrived on their "old-fashioned" sound.
19th Aug '16 1:47:10 AM Tre
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* Many of the more self-aware [[Creator/SciFiChannel Syfy]] [[SyfyChannelOriginalMovie original movies]], when they're not being ''unintentionally'' bad, like to [[StylisticSuck hearken back]] to the [[SoBadItsGood cheesy]] sci-fi [[BMovie B-movies]] of the '50s. ''Film/{{Sharknado}}'' is only one of the more famous examples.

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* Many of the more self-aware [[Creator/SciFiChannel Syfy]] [[SyfyChannelOriginalMovie Creator/{{Syfy}} [[Film/SyfyChannelOriginalMovie original movies]], when they're not being ''unintentionally'' bad, like to [[StylisticSuck hearken back]] to the [[SoBadItsGood cheesy]] sci-fi [[BMovie B-movies]] of the '50s. ''Film/{{Sharknado}}'' is only one of the more famous examples.
18th Aug '16 10:19:01 PM wolftickets1969
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* Salt Ashes is one to early-mid '90s [[HouseMusic Vocal House]].

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* Salt Ashes is one to early-mid '90s [[HouseMusic Vocal House]].House and UK Garage]].
9th Aug '16 9:26:07 PM tropeminer
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* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': [[RogerRabbitEffect Live-Action/Animation]] hybrid comedy movies made between the 1920s through the '60s.

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* ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'': [[RogerRabbitEffect Live-Action/Animation]] hybrid comedy movies MediumBlending comedies made between the 1920s through the '60s.
9th Aug '16 4:44:58 PM TheRedRedKroovy
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* ''HumanTarget'' (Action shows from the '80s and '90s.) The series is ultimately based on comic book stories from the 1970s (usually appearing in either ''Action Comics'' or ''Detective Comics'' as a back-up feature to the main Superman or Batman story respectively), so there's also that.
** ''Series/BurnNotice'' (80s action shows about gadget-building heroes)
* ''[[LouisCK LuckyLouie]]'' ('80s domestic sitcoms.)
* ''Series/TheGoodGuys'' ({{Buddy cop show}}s from the '70s and '80s.)
* ''TalesOfTheGoldMonkey'' ('30s and '40s aviation adventure films, like ''Film/OnlyAngelsHaveWings'', along with a healthy dose of TwoFistedTales.)
* ''Series/{{Miranda}}'' (70s-style studio audience sitcoms)

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* ''HumanTarget'' (Action ''Series/HumanTarget'': Action shows from the '80s and '90s.) '90s. The series is ultimately based on comic book stories from the 1970s (usually appearing in either ''Action Comics'' or ''Detective Comics'' as a back-up feature to the main Superman or Batman story respectively), so there's also that.
** ''Series/BurnNotice'' (80s * ''Series/BurnNotice'': '80s action shows about gadget-building heroes)
heroes.
* ''[[LouisCK LuckyLouie]]'' ('80s ''[[Creator/LouisCK LuckyLouie]]'': '80s domestic sitcoms.)
sitcoms.
* ''Series/TheGoodGuys'' ({{Buddy ''Series/TheGoodGuys'': {{Buddy cop show}}s from the '70s and '80s.)
'80s.
* ''TalesOfTheGoldMonkey'' ('30s ''Series/TalesOfTheGoldMonkey'': '30s and '40s aviation adventure films, like ''Film/OnlyAngelsHaveWings'', along with a healthy dose of TwoFistedTales.)
TwoFistedTales.
* ''Series/{{Miranda}}'' (70s-style ''Series/{{Miranda}}'': '70s-style studio audience sitcoms)sitcoms.



* ''Series/StrangerThings'': To Creator/StevenSpielberg's early 1980s output, particularly ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'', and to Creator/StephenKing's novels of the same era.

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* ''Series/StrangerThings'': To Creator/StevenSpielberg's early 1980s output, particularly ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'', The '80s output of Creator/StevenSpielberg[=/=]Creator/AmblinEntertainment (particularly ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'') and to Creator/StephenKing's novels of Creator/StephenKing (particularly ''Literature/{{It}}''). In fact, the same era.
show's creators, brothers Matt and Ross Duffer, [[http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/fien-print/duffer-brothers-talk-stranger-things-916180 originally intended]] to do a remake of ''It'', but were turned down by Creator/WarnerBros, the rights holders.
4th Aug '16 11:59:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''VideoGame/{{Interstate 76}}'' and its SpiritualSuccessor, ''{{Vigilante 8}}'', throw back to a number of '70s genres and tropes.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Interstate 76}}'' and its SpiritualSuccessor, ''{{Vigilante ''VideoGame/{{Vigilante 8}}'', throw back to a number of '70s genres and tropes.
30th Jul '16 1:35:27 PM TheRedRedKroovy
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* ''Film/{{Lockout}}'': '80s/early '90s sci-fi action flicks, such as ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'', ''Film/TheRunningMan'', and ''Film/TotalRecall1990''.

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* ''Film/{{Lockout}}'': '80s/early '90s sci-fi action flicks, such as ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'', ''Film/TheRunningMan'', and ''Film/TotalRecall1990''.''Film/TotalRecall1990'', and especially ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork''. Notably, writer Creator/LucBesson was [[http://www.slashfilm.com/lockout-escape-from-new-york-court-case/ successfully sued]] over the film for having plagiarized ''Escape from New York'', and had to pay half a million dollars to Creator/JohnCarpenter, his co-writer Nick Castle, and rights-holder [=StudioCanal=].
26th Jul '16 4:37:23 AM VoxAquila
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* ''Series/StrangerThings'': To Creator/StevenSpielberg's early 1980s output, particularly ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial'', and to Creator/StephenKing's novels of the same era.
25th Jul '16 3:04:38 PM TheRedRedKroovy
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* This is actually a plot point in ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods''. [[spoiler:The scenario that the protagonists are thrown into is essentially a ClicheStorm of an '80s DontGoInTheWoods SlasherMovie, which is not lost on the controllers. They long to create a more interesting scenario, but they know that [[EldritchAbomination the Ancient Ones]] demand the same old boilerplate tropes and cliches in their ritual sacrifices.]] In addition to being a DeconstructorFleet for the entire horror genre, the film is a feature-length TakeThat at horror fans and filmmakers for their love of genre throwbacks, arguing that this mentality has produced a stagnant genre that's too reverential towards the past and has forgotten how to innovate (and, more importantly, embrace innovative stories).

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* This is actually a plot point in ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods''. [[spoiler:The scenario that the protagonists are thrown into is essentially a ClicheStorm of an '80s DontGoInTheWoods SlasherMovie, which is not lost on the controllers. They long to create a more interesting scenario, but they know that [[EldritchAbomination the Ancient Ones]] (i.e. the people watching the film) demand the same old boilerplate tropes and cliches in their ritual sacrifices.sacrifices (read: horror movies).]] In addition to being a DeconstructorFleet for the entire horror genre, the film is a feature-length TakeThat at horror fans and filmmakers for their love of genre throwbacks, throwbacks and familiar tropes, arguing that this mentality has produced a stagnant genre that's too reverential towards the past and has forgotten how to innovate (and, more importantly, embrace innovative stories).
25th Jul '16 1:53:06 PM TheRedRedKroovy
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* This is actually a plot point in ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods''. [[spoiler:The scenario that the protagonists are thrown into is essentially a ClicheStorm of an '80s DontGoInTheWoods SlasherMovie, which is not lost on the controllers. They long to create a more interesting scenario, but they know that [[EldritchAbomination the Ancient Ones]] demand the same old boilerplate tropes and cliches in their ritual sacrifices.]] In addition to being a DeconstructorFleet for the entire horror genre, the film is a feature-length TakeThat at horror fans and filmmakers for their love of genre throwbacks, arguing that this mentality has produced a stagnant genre that's too reverential towards the past and has forgotten how to innovate (and, more importantly, embrace innovative stories).
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