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reviewed The Golden Girls. December 15, 2008
Golden Girls
I remember watching this show with my grandma.  I loved it.  I thought this dynamic bunch of woman were awesome...so they were in their golden years and I was just out of high school, but I …
reviewed The Goonies. April 04, 2008
Original Poster
 I have seen this movie more times that I can count... in fact more times than any other movie in my lifetime--by far. This is partly because it was a favorite of both my older brothers, my sister, …
reviewed Pretty in Pink. April 01, 2008
Pretty in Pink
Andie's (Molly Ringwald) a good student who develops a crush on Blane (Andrew McCarthy), the sensitive, well-born preppie. But Blane runs with a fast crowd of haughty rich kids, the kind of clique Andie …
reviewed Repo Man. April 01, 2008
Repo Man
Movies don't get much better than this.  This is what independent film making is all about.  Talk about a quotable movie!  "There is one in every car, you'll see."  Features a special …
reviewed Cheers (TV show). November 08, 2010
Cheers early cast photo
Cheers.  What needs to be said?  It's one of the greatest shows ever made.       Part "work-com" and growing more into a traditional "sitcom" …
reviewed The Lost Boys. December 05, 2010
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The Lost Boys
**1.2 out of ****      Aside from the fact that it's all style and no substance, "The Lost Boys" still services well as a decent vampire flick. It's better than most …
reviewed Breakfast Club (1985 movie). December 19, 2010
Breakfast Club
This movie was a lot better than I thought it would be. I know it was made by John Hughes, mastermind behind Pretty in Pink and Ferris Bueller's day off, but this seemed just like a normal cliched …
reviewed Beverly Hills Cop II. January 21, 2011
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Beverly Hills Cop II
Remember how awesome the first Beverly HIlls Cop movie was?  Young tough cop from dirty Detroit comes to posh Beverly Hills and teaches the cops and stiffs some common sense and uses his street smarts …
reviewed Tiffany. May 12, 2011
Tiffany
As most children of the '80s did, I used to dance around my bedroom singing Michael Jackson and Debbie Gibson songs into my hairbrush. At the top of my "setlist" was a little song called …
reviewed TRON (1982 movie). June 20, 2011
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Tron
At first I thought the distance between ‘Tron' and ‘Tron Legacy' may have been in style and substance. After all ‘Tron' at its inception was an organic movie conception from the popular arcade games filling …
reviewed Prom Night. July 06, 2011
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Movie poster
* out of ****     "Prom Night" is derivative, boring, bland, ridiculous, stupid, and the worst "classic" slasher/horror film I've seen since "My Bloody Valentine". The film offers …
reviewed A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984 movie). October 02, 2011
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A Nightmare on Elm Street
**** out of ****     Back in the day, when people like Wes Craven and John Carpenter could still make pretty good films, good ol' Wes made stuff like "The Last House on the Left" and …
reviewed TRON (1982 movie). September 26, 2012
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Tron
*** out of ****    There are a handful of films that I admire and enjoy for their unique, groundbreaking visual style alone and Steven Lisberger's "Tron" is just one of them. Critically, …
reviewed Revenge of the Nerds. April 16, 2008
Movie poster
This is probably the greatest 80s comedy movie ever (if not all time).  Its got the classic story about the jocks (cool kids) picking on the nerds. But what makes this so funny is that its all going …
reviewed Thriller Video. July 03, 2009
posted in Music Matters
Thriller Video
When I first saw Thriller in 1983, I was 5 and my little brother was 3. We sat maybe a foot away from the TV screen on the edge of the coffee table and were mesmerized. Well, maybe a better way to put …
reviewed Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon. November 28, 2008
Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon
I am a fan of the post-apocalypse-survival-band type novels, and this is one of the best written ones out there. McCammons characters are fully fleshed out and complete, his vision of the desolated terrain …
reviewed Galaga. December 16, 2008
Galaga, released in 1981, is one of the more repetitive games from the 80s. Although most early games shared the multiple levels of the same thing gene such as pac-man and dig-dug Galaga is one of those …
reviewed The Goonies. December 23, 2008
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Original Poster
In 1985, Steven Spielberg (Indiana Jones and E.T.)served as an executive producer on The Goonies, an adventure film based on a story by Spielberg and directed by Richard Donner (Superman). Since …
reviewed Teen Wolf. February 27, 2009
Teen Wolf
Maybe one of the greatest/cheesiest movies to be made in the 80s.  Michael J. Fox does play a convincing werewolf, but in my opinion the role of Rupert 'Stiles' Stilinski played by Jerry Levine steals …
reviewed Back to the Future. May 15, 2009
Poster for the movie
Here we are, it's 1985 and we're being introduced to Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and his inventor friend Dr. Emmett Brown (Christopher Lloyd) not sure how these two became friends, but there you go. …
reviewed Ronald Reagan. May 19, 2009
Ronald Reagan
Instead of writing a new review I copied and pasted what I wrote on the day of Ronald Reagan's death in 2004:Ronald Wilson Reagan 1911 - 2004 - my personal epitaph     Not that I have …
reviewed Rocky IV. June 12, 2009
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Rocky IV
Seriously, has there been a bigger Us vs Them story ever?  One where it almost seems to be what the entire story is based on?  One side vs another all embodied by two men, one man on each side …
reviewed Return of the Jedi. July 06, 2009
Return of the Jedi
Return of the Jedi originally came out in 1983, and marks the end of the original Star Wars trilogy.  At the time of its release it was critically acclaimed and well accepted.  At least more …
reviewed Return of the Jedi. July 28, 2009
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Return of the Jedi
Want some cheese to go with that whine?      It's really hard to guage Star Wars fans sometimes.  Some fans are diehards and will love ANYTHING that comes out the pipe like …
reviewed Can't Buy Me Love. July 30, 2009
Can't Buy Me Love
Can't Buy Me Love a.k.a. Boy Rents Girl is a movie that I would not have in my personal collection but whenever it's on T.V. I'll never miss it. I don't know why I like some of these type of movies. Maybe …
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