Top 10 1980s Films About The Eighties

Films are products of their time; inspiration, style, politics, fashion and music indicative of the sensibilities of the period...

Top 10 Chevy Chase Films

A founding member of Saturday Night Live and an icon of 1980s comedy, Daniel Stephens reviews Chevy Chase's top ten films.

Midnight Double Feature #5

I’m in the mood for some eighties science-fiction this week. When I say eighties science-fiction I don’t mean the horror shows of John Carpenter and James Cameron, I’m...

Classic Scenes #5: Aliens

Aliens is one of my favourite films. It arrived at a time - during the middle 1980s - when science-fiction was a huge box office attraction. Lucas had kicked it all off with "Star Wars", with Ridley Scott's "Alien" and Steven...

A love letter to films of the 1980s

Angie and Chantale over at CinemaObsessed.com were kind enough to invite me to write a guest post for the site. I decided to wax lyrical about my love of the films I saw growing up - notably those late 80s movies that started appearing...

Review: Class (Carlino, 1983)

[ad#Google for posts – rect with border] The 1980’s produced some of the best and most cherished coming-of-age, comedy-dramas to grace theatre screens, and it is these that the era is most fondly remembered for. George Lucas’ 1973 ensemble piece American Graffiti and...

Top 10 American Coming-of-Age Drama Films of the 1980s

The ‘coming of age’ movie is a bit ambiguous. There’s a tendency to link the sub-genre to films about kids, so Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate, and Jeff Daniels in Jonathan Demme’s Something Wild, and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars seemingly came of age too late in...
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