‘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”

‘Out of the Dark’ (1989): Campy horror thriller with red herrings aplenty

Kinda creepy, kinda fun, kinda funny…it’s a treat if you’re in the right mood for it. Continue reading “‘Out of the Dark’ (1989): Campy horror thriller with red herrings aplenty”

‘Yor, the Hunter from the Future’ (1983): Speedy, entertaining B-actioner

Yor, the Amusingly Adept Dreck from the 80s! Continue reading “‘Yor, the Hunter from the Future’ (1983): Speedy, entertaining B-actioner”

‘Scrooged’ (1988): A slapstick take on Dickens, with a remarkable ending

A mean-spirited, vulgar, slapstick take on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Thank god. Continue reading “‘Scrooged’ (1988): A slapstick take on Dickens, with a remarkable ending”