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Good Pulp Movies to watch

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Tron 2 was really good... Wait, what??? I really like the tv show Murdoch Mysteries. It's a murder mystery show set in late Victorian/early Edwardian Toronto. Good show.

 I don't know if it has been shown where you are but "Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries" is worth a look (set in Melbourne, Australia in the 1920's) is another good Pulp crime detective show.

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A couple of television series to consider "Relic Hunter" (female "Indiana Jones" type character searches for mystic artifacts, modern day setting) and "Ripping Yarns" (A parody of the "boys own" adventure stories that were common in Britain in the pre war period).

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Well if we're switching to T.V. Hello Tales of the Gold Monkey and  Bring em back alive. I'm a bit questionable if they count as pulp but the Flash Gordon, Buck Rodgers, and Fu Manchu tv series were based on legends from the pulp era.

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If you watch with your hands covering your eyes and only peeking through your fingers you can try the Frank Miller version of The Spirit.

 

Its actually  not awful.  The first half or so is pretty poorly done, disappointing stuff, but it gets a lot better as the movie goes along and is pretty solid by the second half.

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