1980s Films

Awesome! “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” Comes to the Criterion Collection This Week!

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

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…

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Movie Trailer of the Day: Streets of Fire

Streets of Fire

Yesterday, songwriting great Jim Steinman — known for his hugely successful collaborations with everyone from Meatloaf to Celine Dion — died at the age of 73. Steinman’s career often brushed up against motion pictures, providing songs for Footloose (“Holding out…

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