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Author Topic: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here  (Read 956 times)

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Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« on: December 29, 2017, 10:19:52 am »
Just as over top in 80s pastiche but not as over the top in the acting. Takes itself more seriously while remaining true to the synth-love/buckets-of-blood/dumpster-prop/ultra-violence of classic 80s gore flicks. The 90 odd minute runtime doesn't feel overlong, no real surprises in the plot (such as it is), but it had me smiling in the first two minutes and I really kept the smile up through the whole thing. 

Is it "good?" No. Of course not, don't be silly. But it is enjoyable and will maybe help us all remember that movies don't always have to be high art and perfectly executed to be fun. A film like this helps me remember to sit back and enjoy the ride. Leia-Poppins seems a bit less shark-jumpy/fridge-nukey after this, or maybe she is exactly the right amount of that if you're just there for the fun. This flick sure is.

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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2017, 02:27:55 pm »
Damn it, I got all excited thinking it was a live-action Turbo Teen: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0211171/

Anyways, is it as good as Rollerblade?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oy9p3QS4SDw



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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2018, 06:06:34 pm »
Yeah, has nothing on Kung Fury...

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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2018, 06:28:08 pm »
I watched it.  It was dumb and super low budget.  Needless to say I loved it.  :)

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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2018, 10:46:09 pm »
Yeah, has nothing on Kung Fury...

Other than length. Definitely aiming for similar targets tho

I watched it.  It was dumb and super low budget.  Needless to say I loved it.  :)

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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2018, 07:45:02 am »
That blonde in the second pic looks like Penny off "The Big Bang Theory", minus the front end. (MUST PUT DIRTY MIND ASIDE)

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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2018, 07:24:08 am »
Watched this gem last night (there were beers involved so it may have not been as funny as I thought  :cheers:)--I think they needed more shots of blood spraying LOL  It was a fun movie to sit around and have a few beers.  Next week one of the guys promised "the citizen Kane of bad movies"  so we'll see what that is for one, and how it compares.  I give it to thumbs (sawed off by a circular saw) up  :applaud:
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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2018, 10:14:03 am »
You like this stuff go watch Hobo With a Shotgun (if you haven't already).  Good times.   :cheers:


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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2018, 12:14:34 pm »
You like this stuff go watch Hobo With a Shotgun (if you haven't already).  Good times.   :cheers:



Great movie. See also: Super (James Gunn film starring Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, and Liv Tyler)

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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2018, 01:24:59 pm »
I checked out Turbo Kid yesterday and thought it was a cool movie for sure, in a cheesy way.  Which was awesome!   :applaud:  The 80's music in it really tied it all together.  (While exaggerated blood sprayed everywhere - kind of reminded me of Crazy Daisy water toy)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbMYsNTqg2w

Good flick though and glad I watched it.

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Re: Turbo Kid - if you liked Kung Fury go watch and get in here
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2018, 01:26:25 pm »
Side note, guy at work has a Bricklin SV-1.  I had never seen one before Hobo With a Shotgun, then this guy brings his to the employee car show at work. 

  
 

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