Tagged: 1980s

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...

Popeye 1980 movie Robin Williams Shelley Duvall Olive Oyl

Superhero Films – Popeye (1980)

Directed by Robert Altman this live-action adaptation of the spinach eating character premiered during the holiday season in 1980. A joint production between Paramount and Walt Disney Productions, Popeye would mark Robin...

Charles Bronson Jill Ireland Assassination 1987 action movie

Assassination (1987) – A Review

Some bad guys are out to get First Lady Jill Ireland. Luckily she’s being guarded by tough, no-nonsense secret agent Charles Bronson. The bad guys won’t stand a chance! The...

Goldie Hawn Wildcats football comedy 1986

Wildcats (1986) – A Review

Goldie Hawn has been raised on football. She knows all there is to know about the game and her dream has always been to coach. There’s a slight catch though...

Spaceballs 1987 Mel Brooks Star Wars parody comedy cast

Spaceballs (1987) – A Review

Mel Brooks tackles Star Wars and a bunch of other sci-fi movies with Spaceballs. Planet Spaceball is almost out of fresh air and now President Skroob (Brooks) needs to get...

Condorman 1981 Michael Crawford Barbara Carrera Disney film

Superhero Films – Condorman (1981)

The once mighty studio that Walt and Roy Disney built had by 1970’s lost the shine it once had. No longer was the studio creating animated gems that would one...

Midnight Madness (1980) – A Review

 “Since the dawn of time man has sought amusement and intellectual stimulation in the form of games.  For centuries man has improved and perfected countless varieties of games. But there...

The Dream Team 1989 comedy Keaton Lloyd Furst Boyle

The Dream Team (1989) – A Review

Four mental patients with different issues take a road trip from their NJ sanitarium to New York city to see a Yankee game. Their doctor Dr. Weitzman (Dennis Boutsikaris) feels...

Treat Williams Joe Piscopo Dead Heat 1988

Dead Heat (1988) – A Review

It’s 1988 and cop buddies rule the screen. This time we watch LAPD detectives Roger Mortis (Treat Williams) and Doug Bigelow (Joe Piscopo) investigate a very unusual case where crimes...

Innerspace (1987) – A Review

Innerspace Hotshot pilot Dennis Quaid is on a far out mission! Or should it be a ‘far in’ mission….hmmm… Quaid and his space pod get miniaturized to microscopic size for...

Murrow 1986 TV Movie Daniel J. Travanti

Murrow (1986) – A Review

Daniel J. Travanti portrays legendary CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow in the 1986 HBO television movie Murrow. The film follows Murrow’s early days in radio in which he became the...

Harry and the Hendersons Bigfoot comedy

Harry and the Hendersons (1987) – A Review

An ordinary camping trip becomes the discovery of a lifetime when The Hendersons accidentally hit a Bigfoot! What would you do upon finding an eight-foot tall unconscious Bigfoot – well,...

Batman 1989 Michael Keaton Jack Nicholson Joker

Superhero Films – Batman (1989)

The summer of 1989 would see the release of many highly anticipated movies. It would be movie heaven for fans. As my one friend has described those warm months many...