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Topic: 25th

Full Metal Jacket: 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Book

More than just the movie that made ‘me so horny’ a household phrase.


Drama

Rod Lott
When Stanley Kubrick’s Vietnam film, Full Metal Jacket, hit theaters in the summer of 1987, I was all of 16 years old. Even I could tell it was far better than Oliver Stone’s Platoon, which by then had won four Academy Awards; by comparison, Jacket would be nominated for one, Best Adapted Screenplay, and lose it to The Last Emperor.
 
Friday, August 24, 2012

Classic Albums: Peter Gabriel: So

The whole story behind the music, now ‘In Your Eyes.’


Documentary

Rod Lott
Peter Gabriel’s 1986 album, So, found the former Genesis vocalist at his commercial and critical peak. Now, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, it’s not only been reissued in a three-disc box set, but is the subject of the Classic Albums documentary series.
 
Friday, November 30, 2012

Celebrate it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

It’s a happy 25th birthday for the Myriad Botanical Gardens, yet the gift is all yours: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, enjoy free admission to its Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, 301 W. Reno! This offer is good on the 25th for every month this year through November, but why wait? Act now! Call 297-3995 or visit myriadgardens.org.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Goonies: 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition

It's good enough for me.

 
Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Loving Candy

In 1979, the OU student charmed the pants off America as Playboy's 25th anniversary Playmate. And then ...


Features

Rod Lott
Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful girl — a woman, really. There’s no question she was a woman. Otherwise, this particular story would not exist.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
 
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