Before breaking up, J. Geils Band, of Centerfold fame, delivered the theme song for the original Fright Night, and you can kind of sense why they broke up because it’s cheesily terrible.
After a few movies of pretenders to the hockey mask, Jason Voorhees returned and, to celebrate, Alice Cooper was brought in to contribute the song “He’s Back (The Man Behind the Mask) along with two other songs to the movie’s soundtrack.
Getting lost among other 80’s dance movies, Fast Forward, from legendary director Sidney Poitier, follows a dance group from Ohio who arrives in New York City to try and win a huge dance contest.
The origins of wonderfully ridiculous 80’s action factory Cannon Films will be revealed in the upcoming documentary, Electric Boogaloo.
Denzel Washington is back in bad ass mode with a reboot of the 80’s action show, The Equalizer, but is it able to meet the high bar set by previous Denzel action movies?
No one, not even a legendary comic like Rodney Dangerfield, was immune to the novelty rap craze of the 80’s and early 90’s.
With Sly Stallone directing and Frank Stallone writing the music, Staying Alive is the insane sequel to Saturday Night Fever where Travolta’s Tony Manero attempts to get a role in the demonic Broadway musical, Satan’s Alley. The title track of the movie and the musical is Far From Over and it will not leave your brain once you listen to it.
With Martin Scorsese behind the camera and an unknown Wesley Snipes opposite him, Michael Jackson’s Bad was another smash hit, and epic length music video.
Martin Scorsese produces this 80’s crime drama that follows a Chinese gang operating in New York City, the titiular Green Dragons.