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5 misconceptions about Dirty Dancing: Is Johnny Castle a pedophile?

Having revisited Dirty Dancing I came to two realisations: I was harboring misconceptions and Johnny Castle is not a pedophile after all. 

A film that I held in high regard during my teens; Dirty Dancing was the ultimate coming-of-age holiday romance. 985 more words


Road House movie review

Dir: Rowdy Herrington

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Ben Gazzara, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliot

Run time: 109 minutes

Action classic Road House debuted in 1989, a year after John McTiernan gifted the action genre with Die Hard, and by extension, perhaps the greatest action hero of all time – John McClane. 708 more words

Throwback 30: Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing was originally predicted by executives at Vestron Pictures, the small studio that produced the low budget film, to be a huge flop. It is ironic then that three decades on the film continues to attract as many fans today as when it first opened at the box office in August 1987, and then in the UK two months later. 946 more words


10 Movies About Ghosts That Aren't Better Than "Ghost" Starring Patrick Swayze

The year was 1990. George H.W. Bush was president, bracelets were being slapped onto wrists left and right, and Dunkaroos weren’t just a tasty treat, they were a revolution in snacking capabilities. 853 more words

Movies And Tv

I Finally Watched It: Point Break

In recent years, the media at large has started to notice just how few successful women directors there are in Hollywood. The impetus for this was when Kathryn Bigelow directed a film that put her on everybody’s map. 498 more words

VHS Find of the Day - 10.5.17

I’d like to thank my local Salvation Army store for this gem. Amazing.

Other notable acquisitions today:

First Kid (1996) starring Sinbad

Kung Pow! Enter the Fist (2002)

Dance Tape


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Jerry Zucker


  • Patrick Swayze as Sam Wheat
  • Demi Moore as Molly Jensen
  • Whoopi Goldberg as Oda Mae Brown
  • Tony Goldwyn as Carl Bruner…
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