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30 years later, Colors still leaves a mark

30 years later, Colors still leaves a mark

In the '80s, it was hard to imagine Sean Penn as anyone but the stoned surfer Jeff Spicoli from Fast Times at Ridgemont High. But in 1988, he surprised us all by playing a fast-tempered cop fighting gang members in the movie Colors.Released April 15 ...
Published: 04/12/18
John Cusack reacts to Disney’s TV plans for High Fidelity

John Cusack reacts to Disney’s TV plans for High Fidelity

High Fidelity wasn't really an '80s flick – it was released in 2000 – but with John Cusack in the starring role (and much of the plot points revolving around our beloved decade), we're going to grandfather it in.So anyway, here's the news...
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Drago’s wife may return in Creed 2

Drago’s wife may return in Creed 2

Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren are returning to play Rocky Balboa and Ivan Drago in Creed 2, but the family reunion isn't quite complete unless Brigitte Nielsen reprises her role as Drago's wife.And apparently that reunion is in the works, acc...
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The Last Starfighter reboot in works from Rogue One writer

The Last Starfighter reboot in works from Rogue One writer

It turns out The Last Starfighter may not the "last" for long. Screenwriter Gary Whitta (Rogue One, Book of Eli) announced on Twitter that he's working on a reboot of the much-beloved 1984 sci-fi classic.The original movie starred Lance Gue...
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Indiana Jones 5 will be last one for Harrison Ford

Indiana Jones 5 will be last one for Harrison Ford

It's not the years, '80s fans, it's the mileage. But let's face it: Harrison Ford is 75 years old, so it should come as no surprise that the upcoming Indiana Jones 5 flick will likely be his last.Director Steven Spielberg, who is doing the press roun...
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Podcast: Stuck in the ’80s is live from The 80s Cruise

Podcast: Stuck in the ’80s is live from The 80s Cruise

We've been doing the Stuck in the '80s podcast for almost 13 years now, but we'd never recorded a show before a live audience until now. My co-host Brad and I sat down with fans of the show during The 80s Cruise to talk nostalgia and more during our ...
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NYPD Blue to Cop Rock: Top 10 shows from TV’s Steven Bochco

NYPD Blue to Cop Rock: Top 10 shows from TV’s Steven Bochco

In an age where all the "best" shows seem to reside only on pay TV, it's hard to remember that there once was a brave pioneer who made network television something truly special: Steven Bochco.The 10-time Emmy Award winner graced us with such iconic ...
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30 years later, the darker ending to Beetlejuice is revealed

30 years later, the darker ending to Beetlejuice is revealed

So you thought 1988's Tim Burton masterpiece Beetlejuice was dark? My friends, you have NO idea. It turns out the ending '80s fans all saw and adored – Lydia dancing to a Harry Belafonte tune with the ghosts of a dearly departed football team &...
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Ready Player One sequel on the way

Ready Player One sequel on the way

Ernest Cline has confirmed to DenofGeek.com that a sequel to his Ready Player One novel is already in the works.In an exclusive interview, Cline told the website that he's been working the book for about a year now.[Related: Ready Player One movie br...
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Stuck in the ’80s review: Ready Player One breezes past decade it meant to honor

Stuck in the ’80s review: Ready Player One breezes past decade it meant to honor

I've been alternating feelings of dread and exhurberance in my anticipation of the cinematic take on Ready Player One. A Steven Spielberg adaptation of Ernest Cline's love-letter to the '80s seems like a no-brainer on paper. But alas, fans of Cline's...
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