My Chauffeur

I seem to recall that back in the 80’s there were several films that had titles beginning with the word “my.” My Bodyguard, My Tutor, My Science Project, My Demon Lover. I guess it’s an easy go-to title format. I mean you could do my anything! My Mailman…My Pet Doctor…My Ruptured Spleen. In the case…

3:15

Teen films ruled the box office in the 80’s. Most of the movies were comedies, like the John Hughes films and their various imitators. But every now and then there was an attempt at a hard-hitting teen drama. In today’s film, the teen angst of John Hughes’ world is traded for gangs and knife fights…in…

The Experts

Has any actor had more ups and downs to their career than John Travolta?  I remember watching him every Saturday night on “Welcome Back Kotter,” but then he was gone.  Replaced by another guy because he was off making big hit movies like “Grease,” “Saturday Night Fever,” and “Urban Cowboy.”  But then came flops like…