Tagged: 1980s

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...

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...

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...

Cobra Sylvester Stallone 1986 action movie

Cobra (1986) – A Review

We’re hip deep in 1980’s action folks! Cobra is one of the best examples of a quintessential, stripped down actioner that fans swooned over during the decade. I’m not saying...

Rodney Dangerfield Back to School 1986 comedy

Back To School (1986) – A Review

Rodney Dangerfield is a wealthy clothing chain owner. He’s got plenty of cash, is crass, knows how to have fun, is a great high diver and a has a son...

Running Scared Billy Crystal Gregory Hines cop movie 1986

Running Scared (1986) – A Review

Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines are two Chicago cops who are looking to retire. They’re getting a bit tired of dodging bullets from criminals. They want to move to Key...