Sunday, November 18, 2018

Stuck in the 80's

Steve Spears

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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Stallone is a cowboy now in Rambo 5

Stallone is a cowboy now in Rambo 5

Sylvester Stallone is back as Rambo in the fifth installment of the movie franchise – that's not news – but seeing him as a cowboy in the first pictures from the set is news indeed.Stallone shared some photos from the first day of shootin...
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Molly Ringwald talks about teen culture in ‘Sixteen Candles’

Molly Ringwald talks about teen culture in ‘Sixteen Candles’

The congressional hearings of Brett Kavanaugh – and accompanying public accusations – have cast an unexpected look back on the teen culture of the 1980s, during which Kavanaugh's behavior is in the spotlight. An article about how Hollywoo...
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See Ivan Drago’s return in ‘Creed 2’ trailer

See Ivan Drago’s return in ‘Creed 2’ trailer

The Rocky franchise appears to still have some fight in it with the release of the newest trailer for Creed 2. The "gasp" moment for '80s fans has to be seeing the villainous Ivan Drago return – the first time we've seen him since Rocky 4. Watc...
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‘Die Hard’ toys coming soon from Funko Pop

‘Die Hard’ toys coming soon from Funko Pop

Yippee-Ki-Yay, '80s fans: Die Hard toys are finally coming from Funko Pop. According to Movieweb.com, thet will be available for sale in late October and will feature figures for John McClane, Hans Gruber, Sergeant Al Powell and Tony Vreski.Fans of t...
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Jack White helps save house from ‘The Outsiders’

Jack White helps save house from ‘The Outsiders’

Do you remember the 1983 movie The Outsiders? Sure, you do. This is an '80s blog. What you might not remember as much is the house from the movie, where the "Curtis brothers" in the film lived. Well, it turns out that house is still around in Tulsa, ...
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Freddy Krueger to guest star on ‘Goldbergs’ Halloween episode

Freddy Krueger to guest star on ‘Goldbergs’ Halloween episode

"One, two, Freddy's coming for you." Finally some news from Hollywood that is as much fun as it is frightening. Actor Robert Englund will reprise his role as Freddy Krueger in the Halloween episode of TV's The Goldbergs. Watch a promo video on the sh...
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