‘Dreamscape’ (1984): Silly in the 80s, prescient today

It’s dumb, right? Remember 1984’s fun summer sci-fi flick, Dreamscape, where psychic Dennis Quaid could not only enter U.S. President Eddie Albert’s nuclear holocaust nightmares, but participate in them, and shape them into reality? Can’t be done, correct? Continue reading “‘Dreamscape’ (1984): Silly in the 80s, prescient today”

‘The Seduction’ (1982): Morgan Fairchild stars in vintage early 80s sleaze

Early 80s hot house tramp Morgan Fairchild naked? Automatic “recommend” for The Seduction. Continue reading “‘The Seduction’ (1982): Morgan Fairchild stars in vintage early 80s sleaze”

‘Malibu Express’ (1985): 80s clichés abound in kickoff to (G-)string of Sidaris B-actioners

What, you didn’t expect to see Regis and Joy Philbin in a sleazy exploitation flick?  I say…good for them! You could do worse than appear in one of the fun, silly, sexy films of the late Andy Sidaris, he who put the female action star front and center while poking fun at his bumbling male leads in a comedic twist on the usual 1980s action/detective/spy film genres, as seen in 1985’s Malibu Express. Continue reading “‘Malibu Express’ (1985): 80s clichés abound in kickoff to (G-)string of Sidaris B-actioners”

‘When Time Ran Out…’ (1980): Disastrous Irwin Allen disaster epic

Seeing as how Hawaii is set to blow apart any minute now, from 80s Talk’s “Things Could Be WAY Worse” files comes a review of Warner Bros’ 1980 disastrous disaster epic, When Time Ran Out…, “Master of Disaster” Irwin Allen’s kick in the groin salute to horrendous moviemaking, starring Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William “I’m Dying Right in Front of Your Eyes!” Holden, Ernest Borgnine, James Franciscus, Red Buttons, Edward Albert, Barbara Carrera, Valentina Cortese, Veronica Hamel, Burgess Meredith, John Considine, Pat Morita, and master thespian Alex Karras. Continue reading “‘When Time Ran Out…’ (1980): Disastrous Irwin Allen disaster epic”

‘Happy Birthday to Me’ (1981): Twisty early 80s slasher

Wanna feel stupid, like you can’t properly follow the plot of a simple 80s slasher film, only to have the ending spell it out for you? I’ve got a movie for you! Continue reading “‘Happy Birthday to Me’ (1981): Twisty early 80s slasher”