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Fifty 80’s Inspired Toys Made Today!

From plush toys to action figures, from board games to bobble heads, from awesomeness to super-friggin’-awesomeness: lover of 80s-inspired toys, you’ve found your post. 1. Ghostbusters Minimates 2. LEGO Star Wars Stormtrooper Watch With Mini Figure 3. Star Wars Chewbacca Talking Plush Toy 4. Retro Mego-Styled KISS Action Figures 5. Astro Boy Jumbo Series 02 […]

Forgotten or Unappreciated Films of the 1980s: Vol. 1

Before he had his face rearranged through both amateur boxing and plastic surgery, the 80s ‘Mr. Cool’ Mickey Rourke played a guy who undergoes surgery to rearrange his disfigured face. Irony aside, Rourke was always a formidable actor and his 80s catalogue is impressive.

Akira 2.0

Just how much will the live-action remake of Akira suck? Probably a lot. Read more at i09.com (they’re from the future!)…

Drive (2011)

So once again, I’ll try to clean up the mess left by the inane film marketing departments with their dollar sign eyes and tell it to you straight up; contrary to the posters and trailers you may have seen, if you are a fan of the Fast and Furious movies, you will probably hate this film…

Insidious (2011)

Even the most casual film buff would immediately begin seeing similarities to the 80’s classic Poltergeist throughout Insidious. Their plots drift so dangerously close that passing the similarities off as mere homage is drawing a pretty long bow. If this was the only film Insidious resembled though, I may have been able to ignore it…

The Sisters of Mercy – Floodland (1987)

I would not be surprised in the slightest if Andrew Eldritch outlives us all. If vampiric rockstars do exist outside of Anne Rice, there’s no question that he is our prime suspect. Secretly watching countless waves of us come and go as our civilisations fall, and noting indifferently, in his ageless whisper: ‘I hear empire down’…

New Movie Themed T-Shirts

5 NEW T-Shirts added to Popcorn Classics: “The Crawling Eye“; “The Heroine“; “Youth Aflame“; “Dirty Girls With Guns“; and “Liberty Ape“.

Corey Haim – Lost Boy

It was the summer of 1987, and I was truanting school with a friend and two girls, one of whom I was smitten with. We made our way to the local cinema and saw The Lost Boys. By the time it was over, I had forgotten the girl and was totally enamoured with the film. I probably didn’t shut up about it all the way home. It was the first of many viewings, and the catalyst for many nights of teenage fantasy, discussing how cool it would be to be a vampire, or one of the Frog Brothers, or Corey Haim….

Hannah & Her Sisters (1986)

Annie Hall is nearly always cited as fidgety New Yorker Woody Allen’s best work. And while I’ll agree that it is a great movie, his best film will, for me, always be Hannah & Her Sisters. There are many reasons for this, and perhaps not the most insignificant being the amount of screen time that Allen has in this film (let’s face it, the guy can get annoying)…

The King Of Comedy (1983)

In 1983, Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese had already collaborated on four films together, culminating in De Niro’s Oscar for Raging Bull in 1980. This dynamite team had been at the forefront of the groundbreaking decade of cinema known as the 1970s, and when they made The King Of Comedy in ‘83, the pair had reached a level of singular sophistication in their method and delivery…

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