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Staged 'Dirty Dancing' best seen through nostalgia-tinted glasses

By Richard Ades

If you’re a fan of Dirty Dancing, you may not have the time of your life watching the stage show, but it’ll probably do until the next time you catch the 1987 flick. 634 more words


Because I should have drowned 25 years ago

There’s a scene in the 1991 Patrick Swayze-Keanu Reeves film Point Break where Swayze ties an anchor to his leg and plunges to the bottom of a lake while Reeves dutifully treads water on the surface, watching Swayze through a diving mask. 527 more words

T is for "Time of My Life"

Blogging From A to Z Challenge: T

(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life– Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

This song is best known for being the theme song for the 1987 film… 314 more words

A To Z Blogging Challenge

Donnie Darko (2001)

Emotionally disturbed high school student Donnie Darko narrowly avoids death when a six foot rabbit called Frank lures him from his bedroom and tells him that the world is going to end in 28 days. 190 more words


Donnie Darko (2001)

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident. 80 more words

A Guide to Ghosts (A-Z Challenge)

If you thought yesterday’s post was kind of heavy, you may want to gird your loins because today’s #AZChallenge post is downright SPOOKY. That’s right, we’re talking about fucking GHOSTS. 967 more words


Too Wong Foo

The first movie I was aware of that overtly dealt with and raised questions regarding any kind of blatant prejudice was Beeban Kidron’s 1995 film  410 more words