For the latest Everything Action commentary, Zach and Chris learn that you don’t recruit John Steele, you unleash him, in 1987’s Steele Justice starring Martin Kove.
A member of 80s group Animotion, Astrid Plane appeared in the wonderfully cheesy Martin Kove action movie Steele Justice as the set of her music video for her song “You’re Not a Lover” becomes the scene of a massive shootout.
A new series based on George RR Martin’s sci-fi novella is hitting SyFy starting on December 2nd but it’s not the first adaptation, as a movie version of Nightflyers hit theaters in 1987 and you can watch the whole thing right here.
One of the greatest comic book characters ever, Judge Joseph Dredd got a tribute worthy of his badass persona with “I Am the Law” from Anthrax. Coming off what many would argue is their greatest album, Among the Living, in 1987, the song has become one of the band’s signature and most popular songs. The […]
Arriving in 1987, Captain Power was an insanely ambitious TV show and toy line where the toys would interact with the action on screen and the show tried to capture both kids and adults with a dark setting and mature themes alongside laser battles and explosions.
Despite it’s true nature as a commentary/satire about nuclear apocalypse, Walk the Dinosaur by Was (Not Was) became a massive hit in 1987, especially in the dance clubs, and was also featured in 1994’s The Flintstones and had covers by George Clinton and Queen Latifah.
Despite it’s heavy subject matter, 1987’s Less Than Zero actually had a pretty awesome soundtrack, including The Bangles performing an amped up cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s Hazy Shade of Winter.
Night Ranger provided the title track for the 1987 Michael J. Fox comedy, The Secret of My Success, where Fox tries to make it in the big city but gets caught up in a fake persona and a love square between himself, his boss, his boss’ wife and a fellow exec.
Although he’s not the head vampire, David leads the teenage vampire clan of Santa Clara as they engage in reckless activities and attack unsuspecting beach goers.
The theme song for both Mannequin movies, Starship’s song “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” was nominated for an Academy Award and hit #1 on the UK and US Billboard charts in 1987.