The 1980s saw an absolute explosion of genre cinema that dealt with the underlying themes of the decade of excess — the isolation of a suburban existence, Cold War paranoia, control vs. free will, fear of technology overrunning humanity, and the ultimate horror of life after a nuclear holocaust. But which film is the defining, the greatest, the quintessential sci-fi film of the ’80s? That’s what Jeff, Shawn, Adam, and Aaron discuss on this week’s special episode of the LeagueCast! Join the guys as they talk about robotic cops, time-travelling teens, gamers turned starfighters, rogue android hunters, starship crews, acid-bleeding aliens, and all the sights and sounds of ’80s genre cinema! Also: A breakdown of the new Avengers: Age Of Ultron trailer!
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