1980s-films

Why Do We Love Sports, But Hate Jocks?

Despite never playing any kind of sport on screen, Biff Tannen from the Back to the Future films perfectly embodies the typical 1980s movie jock:…

The Dream of Shitty 1980s Kids’ Movies Is Alive With ‘Rim of the World’

One of the most crucial stages in a person’s maturation is realizing that some of the stuff you dug as a kid was terrible. We’re…

‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ Is Still the Best Comedy About How Men Con Themselves

Early on in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a two-bit American con artist named Freddy Benson (Steve Martin) is having a conversation with Lawrence Jamieson (Michael Caine),…

How ‘Fatal Attraction’ Forever Changed Our View of the ‘Crazy’ Other Woman

On Sunday, Glenn Close may achieve what she’s never before accomplished in a 45-year career. A decorated actress who’s earned three Emmys and three Tonys,…