Tagged: 1980s

The Caller 1987 thriller Malocolm McDowell Madolyn Smith movie

The Caller (1987) – A Review

A review of the 1987 psychological thriller The Caller starring Malcolm McDowell and Madolyn Smith, a strange low-budget film that is nothing like you will expect

Jim Nabors Loni Anderson Burt Reynolds Stroker Ace 1983

Stroker Ace (1983) – A Review

A review of the 1983 racing comedy Stroker Ace, starring Burt Reynolds, Loni Anderson, Jim Nabors & Ned Beatty, directed by Hal Needham, the film was a huge flop & helped end Burt’s reign as a box office king

Somewhere In Time 1980 Christopher Reeve Jane Seymour romance fantasy

Somewhere In Time (1980) – A Review

A review of the 1980 romantic fantasy Somewhere In Time, starring Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour and Christopher Plummer, about a playwright who travels back to 1912 to meet an actress

Best Defense 1984 comedy Dudely Moore Eddie Murphy

Best Defense (1984) – A Review

A review of the 1984 comedy Best Defense starring Dudley Moore and Eddie Murphy, a terrible movie where Murphy was hired afterwards and his scenes incorporated into the finished film in an attempt to save it – it didn’t work

Franco Nero Enter The Ninja 1981 Cannon action movie

Enter The Ninja (1981) – A Review

A review of the 1981 low-budget Cannon Films action film Enter The Ninja starring Franco Nero, Susan George, Christopher George and Sho Kosugi

Tango Cash 1989 Sylvester Stallone Kurt Russell action movie cop buddy

Tango & Cash (1989) – A Review

A review of the 1989 cop buddy action film Tango & Cash, starring Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher, Brion James and Jack Palance

Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo in First Blood 1982

First Blood (1982) – A Review

A review of the 1982 action film First Blood starring Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy and Richard Crenna, the first film appearance of Stallone as John Rambo

Remember Faces of Death

Hey Remember – Faces of Death

A look back at the 1978 film Faces of Death and how it became a rite of passage movie that adolescents dared to watch during the VHS era to see just how scary, gross and disturbing it actualy was

Mark Harmon Kirstie Alley Summer School 1987 comedy

Summer School (1987) – A Review

A review of the 1987 comedy Summer School starring Mark Harmon and Kirstie Alley about a gym teacher forced to spend his summer teaching a misfit class, directed by Carl Reiner

Firewalker 1986 Louis Gossett Jr. Melody Anderson Chuck Norris

Firewalker (1986) – A Review

A review of the 1986 action adventure movie Firewalker, starring Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson and Sonny Landham, made by Cannon Films

Charles Bronson Death Wish 3 1985 cult action classic

Death Wish 3 (1985) – A Review

A review of the action sequel Death Wish 3 starring Charles Bronson, Martin Balsam, Ed Lauter and Gavan O’Herilhy. A film made by The Cannon Group that was reviled upon its initial release, but has since become a classic guilty pleasure cult film

Crocodile Dundee 1986 comedy Paul Hogan Linda Kozlowski

“Crocodile” Dundee (1986) – A Review

A review of the popular 1986 comedy ‘Crocodile’ Dundee, starring Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski about an Austrailan croc hunter who travels to New York City

Bogie 1980 tv movie Kevin O'Connor Humphrey Bogart Kathryn Harrold Lauren Bacall

Bogie (1980) – A Review

The life of iconic movie star Humphrey Bogart is given the bio-pic treatment, in the shoddy, unremarkable 1980 tv movie Bogie.

Dolph Lundgren as The Punisher 1989 movie

Superhero Films – The Punisher (1989)

Dolph Lundgren stars as Marvel Comics’ most famous anti-heroes – The Punisher! I take a look at the 1989 action film, also starring Louis Gossett Jr., Jeroen Krabbe and Kim Miyori

The Golden Child (1986) – A Review

Eddie Murphy is ‘the Chosen One’ who must rescue a kidnapped mystical boy from evil Charles Dance. Can Murphy’s wise ass skeptical attitude be the thing that saves humanity? It’s the 1986 comedy The Golden Child.

Eye of the Needle 1981 Donald Sutherland Kate Nelligan

Eye of the Needle (1981) – A Review

Donald Sutherland stars as a deadly Nazi spy during WWII who hides out on a remote island with a family who are unaware of the danger he poses in the 1981 WWII thriller Eye of the Needle. Also starring Kate Nelligan, Christopher Cazenove and Ian Bannen

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

52 Pick-Up (1986) – A Review

A review of the 1986 crime thriller 52 Pick-Up starring Roy Scheider, Ann-Margret, John Glover, Clarence Williams III & Vanity, directed by John Frankenheimer

Dreamscape 1984 Dennis Quaid Eddie Albert David Patrick Kelly

Dreamscape (1984) – A Review

Dennis Quaid stars as psychic who signs up for a top secret program that allows him to enter others dreams in the 1984 sci-fi thriller Dreamscape also starring Max Von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Kate Capshaw and Eddie Albert