Out of Bounds

John Hughes wrote and directed many of the most iconic of the 80’s teen films. Of all the Brat Packers he worked with on his films, it was Anthony Michael Hall that was generally considered to be Hughes’ alter ego. So while that gave Hall good roles in films like Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club,... Continue Reading →

The Beach Girls and the Monster

There’s nothing quite like a beach party movie! You get to hit the surf with Frankie & Annette and the rest of the gang, plus you usually get a few tunes from the likes of Dick Dale and the Deltones and Little Stevie Wonder. It’s not exactly scary stuff. But what happens when you mix... Continue Reading →

Fast Forward

Sidney Poitier...Academy award winning actor, author, diplomat. Oh, and we mustn’t forget: director of a 80’s breakdance movie. You read me right! Poitier has actually directed many films including Uptown Saturday Night, Hanky Panky, Stir Crazy and Ghost Dad. In 1984 there was a wave of breakdance themed films including Breakin’, Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo,... Continue Reading →

The Party Animal

I consider myself to be pretty well versed when it comes to movies, so I’m always a little thrilled when I run into a film I’ve never heard of before. I guess that’s part of why I started a site called Forgotten Films. I mean, if I’ve never heard of it before, there’s a good... Continue Reading →

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