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)
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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
Betcha didn’t know that before Ricky Gervais was throwing daggers at Hollywood heavyweights the offensive funnyguy was one-half of a New Wave pop duo that enjoyed moderate success on the airwaves back in the 1980s? We had no idea! He doesn’t talk about it much, but Ricky was the lead singer of Seona Dancing, a [...] Continue reading Ricky Gervais Singer? Acid-Tongued Comic Was An ’80s Pop Star!