If you have a soft spot for ’80s horror movies that are so bad, they’re good, you should add 1982’s “Basket Case” to your watch list.
Not only does it … Read More
John Cusack reportedly hated his 1985 comedy “Better Off Dead” when he first saw the final cut.
Years later, the actor warmed up to the project. It didn’t take audiences … Read More
“Listen,” my wife said a few weeks ago in a serious tone, “Don’t you think that by buying a ticket to this thing, you’re contributing to Corey Feldman’s personal deterioration?”
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Quick, name a classic ’80s comedy.
“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” “Ghostbusters.” “Planes, Trains and Automobiles.” “Coming to America.” “Sixteen Candles.” We can rattle off a half-dozen in mere seconds. Heck, just … Read More
Every few years we get another film (“Sing Street,”) TV show (“The Goldbergs”) or binge sensation (“Stranger Things”) to bring the decade roaring back.
What about the ’90s? Look at … Read More
Just when you thought the ‘90s were back, along comes a near-perfect blast of ’80s culture.
Thank you, Netflix’s “Stranger Things.”
In honor of the show’s affinity for … Read More
Then again, “Sing Street” would soar even if it was set in 2016.
Director John Carney hasn’t just captured the Reagan era’s music and fashions. He reminds us what it’s … Read More
The spiritual cousin to “Dazed and Confused” lacks the warmth, laughs and genial nature of that cult classic. It doesn’t spare the details. Director Richard Linklater nails the early ’80s college … Read More
The hair. The music. Heck, even Alf popped up in that faux ‘80s telefilm starring Johnny Depp as Donald Trump.
What about the ‘90s?
‘80s nostalgia has been a cottage industry … Read More
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