In the midst of her well-deserved 1980s comeback, the iconic singer decided to play the villain in ‘Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.’ The soundtrack smash that accompanied the film may be a bit cheesy, but it’s had a surprising afterlife in the worlds of high art and indie-rock.
With ‘The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers’ waiting in the wings, Martin Sheen’s son has struggled to escape a belittling Gen X label he never asked for
In his early films, Hughes’ soundtracks didn’t capture an era — they defined it. Especially the songs on this one.
The star of ‘Say Anything’ and ‘High Fidelity’ epitomized Generation X’s disdain for mainstream acceptance. But his subsequent career has illustrated the challenges of sustaining a no-sellout ethos.