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Risky Business (1983)

Director: Paul Brickman Cast: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Bronson Pinchot, Curtis Armstrong, Joe Pantoliano

When his parents leave him home alone, high school student Joel takes his friend’s advice and decides to make the most of it. 433 more words

Drama

DDR Museum, Berlin

Well, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to share with you a highlight from my trip to Berlin.  If you want to visit a Museum with a retro feel, this one has it in spades. 424 more words

Vintage

K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend (1981)

It took the BBC eighteen years to make their first – and only – spin-off from the original incarnation of Doctor Who (1963-1996) – and when it did, the result was so poor it proved to be the last such venture of its kind until the show was relaunched in 2005,  leading to the companion shows… 826 more words

Science Fiction

#331- The King of Comedy

Quick recap: Aspiring comedian Rupert Pupkin wants nothing more in the world than to be on the Jerry Langford Show and will do anything to secure his spot. 434 more words

Movies

Blade Runner, a movie review

A movie review by: Lee Sonogan

1h57mins (1982) Sci-fi, Thriller

Tyrell: “More human than human” is our motto.

This movie is about a blade runner who must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. 329 more words

Reviews

My favorite songs: "When Wrong Is Right"

If you don’t know the story of June Millington, you should. Start with her Wikipedia entry, and then move on to Ann Powers’s piece… 307 more words

1980s

Number Ones: #16

  • FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD Two Tribes (ZTT)
  • Week Ending 16th June 1984
  • 5 weeks at #1

So, Relax was great and everything, making one hell of a mark on British pop culture at the start of 1984, but the question everyone was asking six months later had to be….how the devil are they going to follow it? 383 more words

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