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Two More Demonic Films Are Box Office Smashes

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Two More Demonic Films Are Box Office Smashes

By Gene Hogberg

Pastor General’s Report July 13, 1984

 
In the PGR of June 29, 1984 we described the summer’s first violence-filled box office smash-hit in the United States, INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM. On its heels came two other weird films. One movie is GREMLINS, all about devilish creatures (portrayed by Star Wars-type muppets) set loose to prey upon an unsuspecting community. A reviewer in TIME magazine, June 25, reports: Continue reading…

Indiana Jones and the Desensitized State We Are In Since it's Release!

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Gruesome Movie Is Latest Box Office Smash Hit

By Gene H. Hogberg, News Bureau

Pastor General’s Report June 29, 1984

 
The Memorial Day weekend (May 26-28) witnessed the preview of a new blockbuster movie, INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM, Excited audiences, many of them teens and pre-teens, had anxiously awaited this sequel to RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. If violent action and gore is your cup of tea, INDIANA JONES is your type of movie. Here is what the National Coalition on Television Violence, in a May 28 news release, had to say about this latest effort by the venerated team of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas: Continue reading…