Tag Archives: 1980s

Why Uncle Buck Is an Almost Impossible Film to Categorize

Uncle Buck is so many things that they all seem to cancel each other out, making it extremely difficult to fit the film into a single category or genre. I’ve always liked it, but I’ve never been able to put … Continue reading

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James Bond’s Awkward Yet Awesome John Glen Years

John Glen introduced the Bond series to a darker sensibility, tried to get back to the basics, and oversaw the end of two Bond actors. And he directed more Bond films than anyone else. Continue reading

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10 Actors Who Had to Suffer to Make Their Movies

Some actors really suffer to make their movies. I’m not talking about getting minor injuries doing a stunt and having to wait a few days or weeks before continuing on. I’m talking about actors who are in constant pain and … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall and Rise of the Muppets

Anyone who has ever watched Sesame Street or enjoyed John Denver’s acting or been alive during the ‘70s, ‘80s, or ‘90s loves the Muppets. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, the Great Gonzo, and Rowlf the Dog have been … Continue reading

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Intense PG Movies

PG doesn’t necessarily mean “for all ages.” It’s possible to tell a gripping story full of adventure, death, and even sexual innuendo and still earn a “soft” rating. Continue reading

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Shall We Play a Game? Let’s See How Symmetrical WarGames Is

How about a nice game of guess how symmetrical WarGames is? The answer is quite simple: It’s completely symmetrical. I grew up loving this movie, so I feel like it’s a privilege to share just how awesome this movie is. … Continue reading

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10 Beautifully Sad Movie Music Themes for a Good Cry

I have something really special to share with you next week. It’s been a while since I did a Cinematic Chiasmus, and I’ve got a great one in store for you. In the meantime, I have prepared a list of … Continue reading

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