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The Eternal Mystery of Corey Feldman, Rock Star
7 months ago

The Eternal Mystery of Corey Feldman, Rock Star

By  •  Reviews, Music

“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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This ’80s Comedy Deserves Some Respect. Now
1 year ago

This ’80s Comedy Deserves Some Respect. Now

By  •  Reviews

“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” “Ghostbusters.” “Planes, Trains and Automobiles.” “Coming to America.” “Sixteen Candles.”

We can list them all by heart. Heck, just about anything from creator John Hughes counts.

What …
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How Well Do You Know These Killer ’90s Movies?
1 year ago

How Well Do You Know These Killer ’90s Movies?

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 …
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’80s Movie Trivia: How Many Can You Get Right?
1 year ago

’80s Movie Trivia: How Many Can You Get Right?

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 …
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‘Sing Street’ – Your New Favorite ’80s Movie
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2 years ago

‘Sing Street’ – Your New Favorite ’80s Movie

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 …
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‘Everybody Wants’ a Better ’80s Flashback
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2 years ago

‘Everybody Wants’ a Better ’80s Flashback

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 …
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Why ’90s Nostalgia Isn’t Ready for Its Closeup
2 years ago

Why ’90s Nostalgia Isn’t Ready for Its Closeup

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 …
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