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What Went Right With... WarGames?

The 80’s were a time of opposites, on one side there was Reganomics, the Crack Epidemic, Thatcher, Yuppies, and Cold War scaremongering, and yet at the same time it was a great decade for kid’s films, computer games, and music. 765 more words


K&M RETRO REVIEW: "St. Elmo's Fire"

Rewatching “St. Elmo’s Fire” is like stepping into a time machine. As with so many films from its period, it contains numerous components that are unequivocally and distinctly 80s. 594 more words

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Sincerely yours, The Breakfast Club

I don’t even know how many times I’ve seen this movie, but as soon as the intro to the Simple Minds song, “Don’t You Forget About Me” 887 more words


Throwback Trailer: WarGames (1983)

High school student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) unwittingly hacks into a military supercomputer while searching for new video games. After starting a game of Global Thermonuclear War, Lightman leads the supercomputer to activate the nation’s nuclear arsenal in response to his simulated threat as the Soviet Union. 33 more words

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What the Hell Happened to Ally Sheedy?

Ally Sheedy rose to fame as part of the Brat Pack in the 1980’s.  In the middle of the decade, she starred in two of the most iconic coming-of-age movies of the decade.   11,008 more words


Back to School Cinema: THE BREAKFAST CLUB

The Back to School Cinema week ends with what may be the only school film to be set on a Saturday, 1985’s The Breakfast Club… 195 more words