DIE HARD, John McClane, Bruce Willis, Yippee-ki-yay

Yippee-Ki-Yay, We’ve Got DIE HARD 30th Anniversary Movie Tickets to Give Away!

By Tara McNamara / November 1, 2018 /

Congratulations to our winners! Robert Y. of Torrance, Calif.; Roger F. of Orlando, Fla.; Jim S. of Shadow Hills, Calif.; Andy G. of Plano, Texas; and Eff D. from Cincinnati, Ohio! Now, check out our next giveaway! Is Die Hard the most action-packed Christmas movie ever made? Or the best summertime blockbuster set during Christmas? We’ve…

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A Real McDowell’s is Your Halloween Treat

By Tara McNamara / October 31, 2018 /

Pop culture is embracing the ’80s for Halloween this year – both the Today and Good Morning America personalities dressed as iconic ’80s celebrities, movies, and TV shows. But one Hollywood restaurant is stepping up their Halloween game, and it will make your Soul Glo! Fat Sal’s Sandwich Shop is now emblazoned with the Golden Arc’s and…

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All Was Right for the Women of THE RIGHT STUFF

By Tara McNamara / May 15, 2018 /

“Do not eat the meat!” Veronica Cartwright says that while filming the huge Houston barbeque scene in The Right Stuff, a booming voice shouted over and over again with a reminder to not eat the steak served on all of the plates. Indeed, in the film, plates and plates of food are shown, and Dennis…

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I FEEL PRETTY is the unofficial reboot of BIG

By Tara McNamara / April 21, 2018 /

Amy Schumer’s I Feel Pretty is a lot of things: an extremely relatable physical comedy, a statement on what society has done to women’s body image, and a demonstration of the power of self-confidence. And, it’s an unofficial sequel to Big. It’s about a woman who is self-conscious about what she perceives to be her…

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Molly Ringwald Says John Hughes Films Were Empowering But Damaging to Teens

By Tara McNamara / April 6, 2018 /

80s Movie Guide is a site that celebrates what is wonderful about ’80s movies, while also pointing out how very, very messed up the messaging was to its target teen audience. Today, ’80s teen movie icon Molly Ringwald wrote a thoughtful, well-researched article for The New Yorker examining the films she made with John Hughes from both…

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