Episode 007 – Streets of Fire

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This 1984 Walter Hill Film set in the future past follows  mercenary Tom Cody (Michael Pare), as he attempts to battle a group of wader wearing ne’er-do-wells lead by Raven (Willem Dafoe) after they capture his one-time girlfriend and rockstar frontwoman, Ellen Aim (Diane Lane). Tom and his lumberjack suspenders wearing and possibly gay sidekick, McCoy (Amy Madigan) take off on an explosion filled journey to rescue Ellen and their town from the wader people.

Along the way, they meet up with Rick Moranis as Billy Fish; Ellen’s manager and boyfriend, surprise Ed Begley Jr, Bill Paxton, Villainous Titty Bar Owner and The Chief from Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego. Featuring talk about explosives, if Willem Dafoe’s chiseled nostrils are sexy or creepy and dissecting the lyrics to Ellen Aim’s terrible songs.

Streets of Fire stars Michael PareDiane LaneRick Moranis, and Willem Dafoe and was directed by Walter Hill.

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