‘Breaking Dawn’ may be the teen movie of the past decade, but what if it were the teen movie of two decades earlier? What if Stephenie Meyer’s young-adult sensation had been written and adapted for the big-screen during the 1980s, the era of MTV, Ronald Reagan and New Coke? That’s the very question Moviefone asked Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and the rest of… Continue reading 'Breaking Dawn': Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner Cast the '80s Version of 'Twilight' (VIDEO)
I caught Alec Baldwin in a public service announcement on NBC the other day, and at the end of it, that familiar ‘90s catchphrase, “The More You Know,” splashed across the screen, followed by its glittering comet of enlightenment. To be honest, I don’t even remember what the wise, old Alec was teaching me. What stuck with me instead was the nostalgia it elicited for the PSAs of my youth… Continue reading Watch a Very Special Supercut of "Very Special Episodes" from the '80s and '90s (VIDEO)
Teen Angst — The Twisted Version
The pain, the awkwardness, and the occasional triumphs of growing up have been fodder for any number of movies, but two teen classics, both available for the first time on Blu-Ray, give this weathered genre some interesting twists.
Better Off Dead (CBS DVD/Paramount Home Entertainment) stars John Cusack as a high schooler so devastated after getting dumped… Continue reading DVD Obscura: From '80s Teen Angst to Underloved Disney Animation
Whether used to depict training or competition in sports movies or simply to convey a sugarcoated sense of general winning-ness over time, the montage has become an inescapable staple of [...] Continue reading 10 Greatest Movie Montages of the ’80s
Review in a Hurry: Still pining for his high school crush, 23-year-old Matt Franklin (Topher Grace) feels stuck working at Suncoast Video. Which also means that TMHT is yet another film stuck in… Continue reading Movie Review: Take Me Home Tonight a Gnarly-to-the-Max Trip to the '80s