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Why GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE is the movie we need right now

By Tara McNamara / November 12, 2021 /

When anyone postulates, “Who ya gonna call?” most everyone smiles, knowing the 3-syllable answer. Thirty-seven years have passed since the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man pounded the streets of New York, but there’s never been a better time for a satisfying reboot the whole family can rally behind. Ghostbusters: Afterlife is actually a rebirth, launching the franchise in…

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INTERVIEW: David Henrie explains why he & Selena Gomez made an ’80s teen comedy for today’s moviegoers

By Tara McNamara / September 24, 2021 /

If you’re reading this, you likely share the same opinion as David Henrie and Selena Gomez: what the world needs now is an ’80s teen comedy. There’s something buoyantly carefree about those times as reflected in those films. That’s not quite how you’d describe 2020 and 2021. So, as Henrie tells our ’80s Movies: A…

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Podcast: How the U.S. Capitol insurrection can be traced back to RED DAWN

By Tara McNamara / January 29, 2021 /

“Wolverines!” The call creates a Pavlovian swell of patriotic pride in ’80s teens. John Milius’ Red Dawn is one of the few teen action films of the ’80s — and definitely the most influential. It showed that teens were responsible, skilled, and capable enough to save their town and, possibly, the United States. It’s a blow ’em up, shoot ’em up,…

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FREEBIES! We’re giving away THE GOONIES & BEETLEJUICE in 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray!

By Tara McNamara / August 31, 2020 /

Win a copy of The Goonies or Beetlejuice in 4K Ultra HD Blue-Ray!

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Our Spotify Game Will Make Your Summer Road Trip Less Boring

By Tara McNamara / July 17, 2020 /

Just like the ’80s, the family vacation means a road trip. Our musical game makes the miles less monotonous.

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’80s Movies You Can Watch with Your Kids

By Tara McNamara / April 12, 2020 /

Forced locked down does have its advantages: your kids have no choice but to hang out with you! Every night is movie night and it’s tempting for parents to want to share the classics they grew up with. Warning: it’s a trap. They don’t make ‘em like they used to, and with ‘80s movies, that’s…

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FOR THE RECORD: FOXES’ Kandice Stroh on why Dierdre is so misunderstood and the deleted scenes that explain everything.

By Tara McNamara / March 18, 2020 /

An exclusive interview with Kandice Stroh who reflects on the making of the film considered to be one of the best teen films of all time, FOXES (1980).

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Gastronomic Glam: Oscar Party Menu Ideas That’ll Amuse Your Guests

By Tara McNamara / February 7, 2020 /

Oscar Party food suggestions for 2020 are themed to celebrate the Best Picture nominees.

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Academy Awards 2019: Marvelous Menu Items for an Outstanding Oscar Party

By Tara McNamara / February 17, 2019 /

If there’s one thing you should know about us, it’s that we love movies, we love food, and we LOVE the Academy Awards! Our Oscar night menu has become our calling card. There’s a couple ways to go when you’re picking out items for your menu: Is it something the characters ate? Is it something…

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Go DIRTY DANCING with Your Baby this Valentine’s Day: On Us!

By Tara McNamara / January 25, 2019 /

When it comes to choosing a Valentine’s Day activity – whether it’s a date with your loved one or best friend — it’s one time when you need a ringer. To make sure you have the time of your life, Fathom Events is returning Dirty Dancing  to the big screen on Sunday, Feb. 10 and Wednesday, Feb.…

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