Friday, November 17, 2017

Stuck in the 80's

Steve Spears

Don’t forget the other ‘Time Bandits’ from the ’80s

Don’t forget the other ‘Time Bandits’ from the ’80s

Here's Tuesday's Lost and Found item from Kevin Wuench: Thirty-six years ago this week, the cult movie Time Bandits was released much to the delight (or confusion) to time travel movie fans. But Time Bandits was not only the name of an '80s movie, bu...
Published: 11/07/17
‘Penthouse and Pavement’ fell just short of heaven

‘Penthouse and Pavement’ fell just short of heaven

Our end-of-the-week "Lost and Found" history lesson from Kevin Wuench:We continue the '80s video intrigue today with some corporate espionage courtesy of Heaven 17 and Penthouse And Pavement.In 1980, the Human League retooled adding two female singer...
Published: 11/03/17
Still a mystery why this tune didn’t chart for Dire Straits

Still a mystery why this tune didn’t chart for Dire Straits

Here's today's Lost-and-Found item by Kevin Wuench:As we transition from Halloween, we can still have some intrigue in our music videos so let's finish off the week with a couple of videos that move from scares to mystery starting off with Dire Strai...
Published: 11/02/17
Major League, Young Guns could be up next for remakes

Major League, Young Guns could be up next for remakes

So rumor has it that Major League and Young Guns are going to get reboots – possibly with the original casts.The news comes from Movieweb, which reports that Morgan Creek Productions, which is rebranding itself as Morgan Creek Entertainment Gro...
Updated one month ago
U2 is planning another tour for 2018

U2 is planning another tour for 2018

If you missed U2 on their Joshua Tree anniversary tour, you'll get another chance if you're living near one of the 15 towns where the Innocence + Experience Tour will stop. (No Florida dates sadly.) Rolling Stone announced the dates this afterno...
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Not sure if you got the telegraph, but Halloween is over

Not sure if you got the telegraph, but Halloween is over

Here's today's Lost-and-Found installment from Kevin Wuench: Another Halloween has passed and how many times did you hear Bauhaus' Bela Lugosi's Dead in October? While Bela Lugosi is a great song and was runner-up in the Stuck in the '80s Halloween P...
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Tim Curry knows anything can happen on Halloween

Tim Curry knows anything can happen on Halloween

Here's today's Lost-and-Found installment from Kevin Wuench:Tim Curry has a special place in our generation's Halloween hearts. As Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the Rocky Horror Picture Show and then as the original Pennywhistle in It, Curry both frightened ...
Published: 10/31/17
Updated: 11/06/17
Lethal Weapon 5? We’re ALL too old for this …

Lethal Weapon 5? We’re ALL too old for this …

Oh, Hollywood. You've been drunk-dialing again, haven't you? How else could you explain the new that Mel Gibson, Danny Glover and Richard Donner are exploring the idea of creating Lethal Weapon 5?Deadline.com reports Donner would direct and and ...
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Last-minute Halloween ’80s costume idea: Joel Goodsen in ‘Risky Business’

Last-minute Halloween ’80s costume idea: Joel Goodsen in ‘Risky Business’

When it comes to easy '80s Halloween costume ideas, some might be a little TOO easy. Take Tom Cruise's role as "Joel Goodsen" in 1983's Risky Business. This might – at one point – have been the most-cliche '80s costume out there. How clic...
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