Making the Grade

I always consider 1984 to be the year that really got the teen movie trend of the 80’s going in a big way. It saw the release of films like The Karate Kid, Revenge of the Nerds, and, most importantly, Sixteen Candles; the directorial debut of 80’s teen movie sage John Hughes. There are, however,…

Wacko

It seems like as long as there have been horror movies, there have been horror movie parodies. From Abbott and Costello, to Mel Brooks, to Scary Movie…several horror comedies have become fan favorites. Today, though we’re going to look at a horror parody from the 1982 that quickly faded into obscurity. Coming just a few…

Joysticks

When I was a kid my mom was in a bowling league that met on Tuesday afternoons. When we weren’t in school, we kids would tag along. We would hang out in a room where we would play games and watch scenes from Disney movies while the moms bowled. Then one day, something wonderful happened.…