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Second Class Cinema Episode 59: She (1982)

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 Hello Citizens!

We watched a submission film this week, and boy, was it weird. Erik's sister Melissa recommended a bunch of awesomely terrible looking flicks to us, and while we wish we could say that the cream always rises to the top... We just aren't goddamn liars.

 We ended up picking the 1982 sci-fi/fantasy film, She. When Tom and Dick's sister Shandra is kidnapped by the evil, football-pad-wearing Norks, they set off on an adventure to save her. On the way, they become entangled with She, the leader of a local tribe of Amazon-eque female warriors. She begrudgingly decides to help them rescue their sister. Along the way they encounter everything you could possibly imagine- from radioactive mutants and toga-wearing werepires, to a telepathic god named Godan. Will they make it past their many obstacles and rescue Shandra before it's too late? Typically we have a lot of complaints about films that beat their viewers to death with their heavy-handed exposition... But in this case, it would have been more than welcomed. This is a lengthy saga, with very little explanation of, well, anything. We had to just take it at face value. Would we recommend it? Listen up and find out!

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