Sunday, October 28, 2018

Stuck in the 80's

Steve Spears

Syfy wants to reboot Critters, Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Syfy wants to reboot Critters, Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Reboot mania continues to grip Hollywood this frightening month as two more cult horror movie cult classics from the '80s have been tapped for comebacks. This time, it's the ever-so-unlikely Critters and Killer Klowns From Outer Space.Bloody-disgusti...
Published: 10/25/18
‘Night of the Comet’ remake in the works

‘Night of the Comet’ remake in the works

Who remembers 1984's Night of the Comet? The B-movie starred Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Beltran and Kelli Maroney as survivors of a comet shower that turned most observers into zombies (or just plain dead). Well, Hollywood has never met a zombie ...
Published: 10/24/18
Robert Englund could reprise Freddy Krueger once more

Robert Englund could reprise Freddy Krueger once more

It's that creepy time of the year when everyone falls in loves with horror movies again – for at least a month – and Hollywood gets the hots for remaking the classics of our youth. This time it's the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.Movi...
Published: 10/23/18
New ’80s podcast: ‘Beetlejuice’ turns 30

New ’80s podcast: ‘Beetlejuice’ turns 30

Have you noticed all the online ads for "Beetlejuice … The Musical" lately? We sure did here at Stuck in the '80s, and so we looked back through our catalog of nearly 500 episodes to find the time we honored the horror-comedy masterpiece.Thing ...
Published: 10/23/18
‘Friday the 13th’ reboot coming from … LeBron James?

‘Friday the 13th’ reboot coming from … LeBron James?

What's the first thought that raced through your brain after hearing about the box office success of the Halloween sequel last weekend? That Hollywood would only be encouraged to go to the well more often, yes. I just didn't figure that somehow NBA g...
Published: 10/23/18
‘Mr. Mom’ series coming to streaming service

‘Mr. Mom’ series coming to streaming service

Michael Keaton and Mr. Mom were comedy gold back in 1983, so is anyone truly shocked that Hollywood is trying to warm up this "woobie" for another run?Deadline.com reports that MGM and Vudu (Walmart's streaming service) are working on a series t...
Published: 10/14/18
Get ready for ‘Fantasy Island’ – the movie

Get ready for ‘Fantasy Island’ – the movie

Smiles, everyone, smiles! Hollywood is ready to announce its latest reboot/disaster of an '80s institution. There's a project now to remake TV's Fantasy Island as a feature length film.What was it Tattoo used to say? "Da plane! Da plane!" Only in thi...
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Watch first trailer for ‘Pet Sematary’ remake

Watch first trailer for ‘Pet Sematary’ remake

We here at Stuck in the '80s are on the books as not being the biggest fans of horror movies – in our beloved decade and beyond. But we still couldn't resist checking out the first trailer for the remake of Stephen King's Pet Sematary. (Watch i...
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Could Lady Gaga star in ‘Little Mermaid’ remake?

Could Lady Gaga star in ‘Little Mermaid’ remake?

The success of The Little Mermaid helped relaunch the animation business in the late '80s, so it was just a matter of time before it was tapped for a live-action remake. We just didn't expect Lady Gaga to be involved.According to The Dis Insider, Gag...
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Oscar buzz for Rami Malek at ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ screening

Oscar buzz for Rami Malek at ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ screening

The new Queen bio-pic Bohemian Rhapsody had its first screening over the weekend at Fox, and the press is buzzing about the performance of actor Rami Malek as the band's frontman Freddie Mercury."In front of invited members of the Academy, SAG nomina...
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