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New Movie Crush Podcast Talks 'Tron,' and Why It's So Awesome

New Movie Crush Podcast Talks 'Tron,' and Why It's So Awesome

In the new podcast Movie Crush, hosted by HowStuffWorks' Chuck Bryant, comedian Janet Varney tells why her all-time favorite flick is 1982's 'Tron.'


Author's Note: 10 Films That Changed Filmmaking

The "Battleship Potemkin" might be responsible for the birth of the montage, but -- for my money -- the best use of the technique was by Menaham Golan in the 1987 arm wrestling action flick "Over the Top." Sylvester Stallone as truck driver Lincoln Hawk vanquishes his foes, saves his relationship with his estranged son and wins a new big rig, all while Robin Zander's "In This Country" plays in the background. If that doesn't make you want to go out and wrestle some arms, get behind the wheel of a truck and be American, nothing will.

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