When we think of films from the 1930s and ‘40s, we think of classic cinema, Hollywood glamour and luminous movie stars. When we think of films from the ‘50s, we think of Technicolor musicals. When we think of films from the '70s, we think gritty realism and the rise of the celebrity director. And, when we think of movies from the ‘80s, we think of the teen sex comedy.
Movies from the 1980s may be the films closest to our heart, but as a genre, they were all kinds of face palm-ridiculous. We ‘80s teens are now parents and when we watch our favorite films that shaped our youth with our kids, well, we realize how screwed up they were…and for those who are truly reflective, how they may have influenced us.
So, here we go…take a look at this guide to ‘80s films. We lovingly explore what makes them iconic, relatable, memorable, absurd and so very ‘80s.
#Coming2America is releasing on Amazon TOMORROW! Today, revel in the original. Your complete guide to COMING TO AMERICA (and yes, you should definitely refresh your memory to enjoy the sequel!): https://t.co/IjvpTR6EVq https://t.co/GYVO3bcrI1
Today is the #35thAnniversary of PRETTY IN PINK! In our podcast, we tell you how it was ahead of its time & why Duckie really couldn't get the girl: https://t.co/YWcUbf3soE
Your thoughts? @journeymaxx @ATWmovies @80sSoundtracks @theretrocinema @themoviejourney @christylemire
@LyndaObst @journeymaxx @ATWmovies @themoviejourney @80sSoundtracks @80slegends @themoviewaffler @GidgitVonLaRue @80s_mad @80sgrooves I'm in the middle --it has GREAT INFO on pitching!! Every aspiring producer should get it! Why is life so busy when we're supposed to be stuck at home?