Tagged: 1980s

52 Pick-Up 1986 Roy Scheider Ann-Margret Clarence Williams III

52 Pick-Up (1986) – A Review

Roy Scheider is married to Ann-Margaret who is running for city council. Unbeknownst to her he’s been having an affair with young Kelly Preston. Scheider’s affair begins to cause him...

Dreamscape 1984 Dennis Quaid Eddie Albert David Patrick Kelly

Dreamscape (1984) – A Review

Dennis Quaid is a psychic who gets recruited by scientist Max Von Sydow for a radical new experiment – to insert himself into another persons dreams! Far out! While he...

Raw Deal 1986 Arnold Schwarzenegger

Raw Deal (1986) – A Review

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a small town sheriff who once worked for the FBI. His old agent pal Darren McGavin needs him back to go undercover and destroy powerful Chicago gangster...

Into The Night 1985 Michelle Pfeiffer Jeff Goldblum

Into The Night (1985) – A Review

Jeff Goldblum is having a rough time. His wife is cheating on him and he hasn’t slept for days. In the middle of one sleepless night he takes his friends’...

The Couch Trip Dan Aykroyd Victoria Jackson 1988 comedy

The Couch Trip (1988) – A Review

Dan Aykroyd is an imprisoned mental patient who gets the opportunity to impersonate a real psychiatrist who is needed in Beverly Hills. He’s asked to fill in for renowned shrink...

Delta Force 1986 Chuck Norris Lee Marvin

The Delta Force (1986) – A Review

A Lebanese terrorist (Robert Forster) takes control of a plane loaded with passengers. He demands the plane to be rerouted to Beirut. Now, it’s up to Col. Alexander (Lee Marvin)...

Summer Rental 1985 John Candy Rip Torn comedy

Summer Rental (1985) – A Review

John Candy is an overworked air traffic controller who goes on a family beach vacation and he gets very little relaxing done. The family’s summer rental house isn’t the coziest...

Flash Gordon 1980 Sam Jones Meolody Anderson Topol

Superhero Films – Flash Gordon (1980)

Remember when science fiction consisted of rocket ships, alien planets, laser guns, incredible threats and life or death cliffhangers? Well, George Lucas certainly did. In 1977 Star Wars created a sci-fi...

Superman 2 Christopher Reeve Terence Stamp General Zod

Superhero Films – Superman II (1980)

Whew! Things look like they’ve settled down in Metropolis. After having saved the world from bank robbers, nuclear missiles,  earthquakes, runaway trains and finally sending Lex Luthor to prison, it looks...

Dragnet Dan Aykroyd Tom Hanks 1987 cop comedy movie

Dragnet (1987) – A Review

Jack Webb’s famed Los Angeles police show Dragnet gets an updating with Dan Aykroyd assuming the role of Joe Friday’s namesake nephew. He’s got all the distinctive characteristics of his...

My Tutor 1983 movie teen sex comedy review

My Tutor (1983) – A Review

“Well, how are things going between you and your…tutor? “Ok.” “Well, have you tried to score with her yet?” “Come on, Jack! What are you kidding???” “I know I would...

Burt Reynolds Rachel Ward Sharky's Machine 1981

Sharky’s Machine (1981) – A Review

Burt Reynolds is Tom Sharky, an Atlanta narcotics sergeant. After a drug bust goes bad and a civilian is killed Sharky is demoted to the vice squad, which in the...

F/X 1986 movie Bryan Brown Cliff De Young

F/X (1986) – A Review

Nicholas DeFranco (Jerry Orbach) is set to testify against the mob, but Justice Department supervisor Col. Mason (Mason Adams) and Agent Martin Lipton (Cliff De Young) are afraid he’ll get...