A Christmas Story has become a beloved holiday classic since its initial (and unsuccessful) theatrical run in 1983. Thanks to multiple video rentals and TV airings, the film’s hilarious and heartfelt look at a Midwest Christmas in the 1940s, it…Read more →
Who’s Your Favorite Character from the “Back to the Future” Films?
Great Scott! For this week’s poll we’re going Back to the Future to ask you which character from Robert Zemeckis‘ beloved sci-fi comedy trilogy starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd is your favorite. Don’t be chicken, vote below!Read more →
Create-A-Caption: Raiders of the Lost Ark
If adventure has a name, it must be…Create-A-Caption! For this week’s feature, we are focusing on the 1981 action classic Raiders of the Lost Ark. Harrison Ford stars as adventurer/archeologist Indiana Jones in Steven Spielberg and George Lucas’ pulse-pounding tribute…Read more →
With the release of Ghosbusters: Afterlife, interest in the supernatural comedy franchise is reignited brighter than a particle accelerator. Therefore it felt like the obvious move to have this week’s Create-A-Caption be inspired by the original 1984 Ghostbusters film. We’ve…Read more →
Currently celebrating its 35th anniversary is Labyrinth, the spectacular puppet-filled fantasy about Sarah, a lonely, daydreaming teenage girl (Jennifer Connelly), who, after being aggravated by her younger brother Toby, wishes he be whisked away by the evil Goblin King Jareth…Read more →
For our latest Create-A-Caption, we’re taking to back to the summer of 1989 and a time when pop culture was completely consumed by all things Batman.Tim Burton’s blockbuster comic book adaptation pitted playboy-turned-dark knight detective Bruce Wayne (Michael Keaton) against…Read more →
Create-A-Caption: Howard the Duck
It’s been 35 years since Howard the Duck waddled into movie theaters and what a strange journey it has been for Marvel Comics‘ weird waterfowl. Based on the cult comic book created by the late, great Steve Gerber, the movie…Read more →
What’s Your Favorite 1980s Sword and Sorcery Epic?
We mentioned earlier this week how Clash of the Titans recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, but it is just one of many epic sword and sorcery films to come out of the 1980s. From the original Conan the Barbarian to…Read more →
Poll: Who’s Your Favorite Character from the 1980 Sci-fi Epic “Flash Gordon”?
Flash! Ahh! Originally released in 1980, Flash Gordon is an enduring cult favorite. The film follows Flash (Sam J. Jones), quarterback for the New York Jets, and travel agent Dale Arden (Melody Anderson) are hijacked into a desperate space mission…Read more →
Awesome! “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” Comes to the Criterion Collection This Week!
Point to ponder: Is Fast Times at Ridgemont High the best teen movie of all time? Personally I think it is, and it’s also one of the best comedies of the 1980s…if not all time. Adapted from Cameron Crowe’s book…Read more →