So Stranger Things, season one on Netflix a while back, arrived with some hype. But then, actually, more or less lived up to it; as it was entertaining, engaging and, pop culture wise, pretty savvy, as it tapped into our continuing obsession with the ’80s. And by tapped I mean it drank heavily from the… Continue reading Stranger Things season two: justice for Steve!
I recently read a book called Ready Player One that’ll soon be a movie. Which got me thinking how growing up nerd was absurd. So yeah, go ahead, shoot me. Cos I get it. Everyone’s obsessed with the 80s. Which I confess, is so crazy. As when we look back, we just remember the gravy.… Continue reading Nerds never say die
I heard somewhere once that our obsession with the 1980s has gone on longer than the decade itself. And with Back to the Future being in the news for reaching the ‘future’ date not too long ago (and, alarmingly, accurately predicting loads of inventions and tech we now take for granted), I thought it a… Continue reading 30 best films from the ’80s
Hey Hollywood, what gives? I suppose young regularly replaces old, but some of the women from movies I loved growing up during this decade must still be acting. They can’t have all retired, right? Ladies like Phoebe Cates and Jennifer Jason Leigh (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), Kelly Lebrock (Weird Science), Molly Ringwald (The Breakfast… Continue reading Whatever happened to ladies of the ’80s?