Two yuppies decide to “drop out of society” and hit the road in a motorhome to do all the things they dreamed about in their youth. Albert Brooks (“Broadcast News”, “Defending Your Life”) directs and stars as a hot shot ad executive who abruptly finds himself unemployed. He and his … [Read More]
Coal Miner’s Daughter is the rags-to-riches story of legendary country music singer Loretta Lynn. The film covers the Kentucky native’s early teen years in a poor family, getting married at 15, and her rise to become one of the most influential country musicians of all time. Based on Lynn’s 1976 … [Read More]
On June 10, 1985, a New York Magazine reporter walked into a bar along with the up-and-coming 80s actors, and wrote an article which would soon cause an uproar in the Hollywood industry. It all started after the release of Joel Schumacher’s St. Elmo’s Fire in 1985. Successful names like … [Read More]
The Big Chill, released in 1983, is a comedy-drama film. It features a group of old college friends who meet again after a long time, at their friend’s funeral. Just like any other 80s film, The Big Chill, too, has a very expressive and meaningful soundtrack. From the scene where … [Read More]
Though dramatic license is certainly exercised, the new film “Borg vs McEnroe” shines a harsh light into the dark corners of two men who were at once driven and demonized by a ferocious and all-consuming purpose. To be the best.
There is more than meets the eye goin’ on in the unconventional Iranian horror/thriller “Under the Shadow”. One whole helluva lot more. The setting is a Tehran apartment house during the late stages of the nearly decade-long Iran-Iraq War of the 1980’s. A woman and her eight-year-old daughter are all … [Read More]
How to win friends: smuggle $300k of uncut cocaine into your snooty prep school. Based on the wild story of a teen drug trafficker who rocked headlines in 1984, this true crime caper stars Thomas Mann (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) as Toby, a blue-collar scholarship student at … [Read More]