Saturday, April 21, 2018

Stuck in the 80's

Steve Spears

Twins sequel could co-star Eddie Murphy

Twins sequel could co-star Eddie Murphy

There are movies from the '80s that cry out for sequels. Classics like The Breakfast Club, Purple Rain and Ferris Bueller. And then there's Twins. The 1988 movie starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito as a pair of unlikely twin brothers ̵...
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New podcast: Forgotten hits of 1981

New podcast: Forgotten hits of 1981

Oh, 1981 … how could ever forget you? You gave us signature tunes by Rick Springfield, Commodores and REO Speedwagon. But you also supplied a few surprise hits that we've sadly haven't heard in a few decades.Tunes by Santana, Marty Balin, Manha...
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Wrestling legend Ric Flair to make movie debut

Wrestling legend Ric Flair to make movie debut

Nature Boy is back! Retired pro wrestler Ric Flair will co-star in an upcoming wrestling-themed flick called Uncle Steamroller & Champion Rabbit. (Hope they tweak that title a little!) The Wrap reports that this wil be the motion picture debut f...
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Top Gun 2 has shooting date, new name, release date

Top Gun 2 has shooting date, new name, release date

Great balls of fire! It seems the rumors of a Top Gun sequel are for real. Tom Cruise is expected to begin shooting Top Gun 2 – now called "Maverick" – in July.Movieweb.com reports that Paramount and Skydance Productions also have set a r...
Updated: 2 months ago
John Williams to retire from Star Wars after next movie

John Williams to retire from Star Wars after next movie

John Williams, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer behind so many epic movie scores over the last half century, has announced he will retire from scoring the Star Wars movies after Episode 9.William, 86,  has been the expert hand behin...
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Latest podcast: Acoustic versions of ’80s classics

Latest podcast: Acoustic versions of ’80s classics

Sometimes you just have to unplug and relax. Maybe John Waite wouldn't be missing you so much if he tried turning off his guitar amp. Or Tommy Tutone could find Jenny a little faster if he wasn't using a microphone.In this week's Stuck in the '80s po...
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Terminator 6 shooting to begin this summer

Terminator 6 shooting to begin this summer

"I'll be back." Arnold Schwarzenegger and his iconic characters have said it over and over again, so it's probably just time we all believe it. Why? Because it turns out that Terminator 6 is actually happening, with shooting scheduled to begin this s...
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Actor David Ogden Stiers passes away at age 75

Actor David Ogden Stiers passes away at age 75

Every single of us probably has his or her own favorite David Ogden Stiers character.Maybe you knew him best as the stuffy Major Charles Winchester in the TV series M*A*S*H. Or as the needling dadAl Meyer in 1985's Better Off Dead. Or going outside t...
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9 to 5 remake coming – with same cast

9 to 5 remake coming – with same cast

Hollywood seems to be working 9 to 5 these days on '80s remakes, so it's probably of little surprise to hear that a reboot of 1980's 9 to 5 is in the works.But here's the shocker: Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda are all confirmed to reprise ...
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Yippee ki-yay! Die Hard 6 still in the works

Yippee ki-yay! Die Hard 6 still in the works

Not TOO many '80s movie franchises found good fortune beyond the second or third sequel. (We're looking at you Freddie, Jason and Chucky!) So I'm a little skittish to see news today that a Die Hard 6 is still very much possible.Bruce Willis, who's on...
Updated: 2 months ago