1980s Films

Create-A-Caption: Raiders of the Lost Ark

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…

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Create-A-Caption: Ghostbusters

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…

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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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