Saturday, July 07, 2018

Stuck in the 80's

Steve Spears

30 years later, ‘Coming to America’ still Eddie Murphy’s best work

30 years later, ‘Coming to America’ still Eddie Murphy’s best work

Let's be honest: Even after three decades, Coming to America has held up better than any Eddie Murphy movie of the '80s.Oh sure, you're already screaming "What about Beverly Hills Cop or 48 Hours?!?" Both are indeed classics – and both are sull...
Published: 07/02/18
Another reboot of ‘Charlie’s Angels’ on the way

Another reboot of ‘Charlie’s Angels’ on the way

Good heavens, we really don't need any more Charlie's Angels. But alas, Hollywood isn't going to quit the remake business anytime soon, so here we go again. Movieweb.com reports that another big-screen reboot of the iconic TV series is on the way.Nao...
Published: 07/01/18
Updated: 07/02/18
New podcast episode: New music from ’80s icons

New podcast episode: New music from ’80s icons

Stuck in the '80s is back with a new edition of Eighties News Now. In this week's podcast, listen to new music from Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins along with the latest releases from The English Beat and Tony Hadley. Plus, we give '80s fans the scoop o...
Published: 07/01/18
Report: Top Gun 2 auditions for Goose’s son held in Clearwater

Report: Top Gun 2 auditions for Goose’s son held in Clearwater

Are you ready for a couple of too-crazy-to-be-true rumors about Top Gun 2? Movieweb and the Hollywood Reporter say producers have auditioned actors to play the role of Goose's son and that the auditions were actually held earlier this week ...
Published: 06/28/18
Are The Kinks reuniting at last?

Are The Kinks reuniting at last?

We've heard this rumor before but this time it comes from Ray Davies: The Kinks are getting back together to record a new album.Davies, the frontman behind the English rock band whose career spanned the '60s through the '90s, told the BBC that he'll ...
Published: 06/27/18
10 best ’80s movies on Netflix right now

10 best ’80s movies on Netflix right now

If you're using Netflix right now to binge on The Crown, catch up on GLOW or to watch The West Wing for the eighth time from start to finish, I won't judge you. (I'm guilty as charged myself.) But the online streaming service is also featuring some r...
Published: 06/25/18
Watch the first trailer for ‘Creed 2’ … and rejoice

Watch the first trailer for ‘Creed 2’ … and rejoice

There are very few things Hollywood gets right these days when it comes to making sequels from the movies of our generation. Thankfully, Rocky movies are one of the good things. And the very first trailer for Creed 2 – the newest sequel –...
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‘Big’ returning the theaters in July

‘Big’ returning the theaters in July

We've been talking a lot about the 1988 movie Big lately here at Stuck in the '80s. First, we told you five things you didn't know about the Tom Hanks classic. Then we recorded a whole podcast about the movie.Now, we've learned, Big is returning to t...
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30 years later, ‘The Great Outdoors’ still annoying critics

30 years later, ‘The Great Outdoors’ still annoying critics

Did you know The Great Outdoors was one of the John Hughes movies least admired by critics? Would you be further shocked to know the only '80s flick by Hughes to be liked even less was She's Having a Baby?Both She's Having a Baby and The Great Outdoo...
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Latest podcast: Tom Hanks’ classic ‘Big’ turns 30

Latest podcast: Tom Hanks’ classic ‘Big’ turns 30

If you could feed a quarter to a Zoltar fortune machine and make a wish, what would it be for? To be young again? To have studied computer programming in college instead of journalism? Ouch. Well, if you wished for a podcast honoring the spirit of th...
Updated one month ago