Red Dawn is one of those quintessential 1980s “super 80s” films that has lived on with nostalgia goggles long since it dropped in on us back in 1984. It features an all-star cast of the era, including Patrick Swayze (Road House), C. Thomas Howell (The Outsiders), Lea Thompson (Back To The Future), Ben Johnson (Terror Train), […]
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In Lionsgate’s vault, as with any other studio, there are some titles that just do good business for them. Lionsgate, of course inherited the Artisan library and Vestron Pictures one when it was in its infancy. Dirty Dancing is one of their staples on the home video market and with the 30th anniversary of the […]
From legendary writer-director John Milius (Apocalypse Now, Conan The Barbarian) comes the tale of what-could-have-been, had the Cold War gone another way. When Communist paratroopers descend on a Colorado high school football field, a group of students wages an all-out guerilla war to save their town — and their country. Powerful and gripping, RED DAWN […]
So truth be told, I am not a big fan of the 80s teen comedies from John Hughes. I do have two large exceptions to this however. One is Weird Science, which I always enjoy watching. The other is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, which is just a great coming-of-age story about our hero and his […]