Zombie High

Teenagers have often been accused of taking on some zombie-like qualities. Believe me, I know. I have one of my own now and I’ve certainly experienced that undead stare when trying to actually communicate with my 14-year-old. Our film today, takes this whole phenomenon to the extreme with an entire school full of zombies. From…

Modern Girls

I’ve never really understood the appeal of the whole “party all night” kind of lifestyle. I guess I value sleep too much. In today’s movie, a trio of 80’s chicks live their lives working horrible jobs by day before sleeping a few hours after dinner so they can party the whole night away. Such is…

The Hot Spot

In some of my past reviews, I’ve talked about some of the young actresses I had crushes on during my teenage years.  I admit, there were several, but I think Jennifer Connelly probably topped the list.  After all, I had first seen her in Jim Henson’s 1986 film “Labyrinth.”  I’ve mentioned before that I’m a…

Fire with Fire

Growing up as a teenager in the 80’s was great!  I really think that part of the reason I became so much more interested in movies as a teen was that there were just so many movies targeted at teens in the 80’s.  The teen comedies, a la John Hughes, tend to be the ones…