At the peak of Disco madness, horror legend Vincent Price lent his distinctive voice to a new, funky version of “Monster Mash”, which was also featured a few years later in the 1981 Vincent Price movie, The Monster Club.
The director of Skyfall and Spectre is taking us back over 100 years to World War I in the war movie 1917, which follows two young British soldiers who have to cross enemy lines to deliver a message of vital importance.
You may think the song “Pretty in Pink” was inspired by the movie of the same name but it actually came first in 1981, with John Hughes taking inspiration from the title while the band The Psychedelic Furs performed a new version to go with the movie in 1986.
Four friends go on a camping/hiking trip to honor another friend who has passed but soon realize something sinister is happening in the woods in the upcoming Netflix horror movie, The Ritual.
After exploding in the mid 90’s with “I’m Too Sexy”, Right Said Fred was recruited by Sega Europe to turn another song off their debut album, Wonderman, into an ode to Sonic to promote Sonic the Hedgehog 3 in 1994.
Coming from the forgotten action/comedy Gotcha! in 1985, British singer Thereza Bazar sang the movie’s theme song, also called Gotcha!, which played up the movie’s espionage themes in it’s official music video.
Jason Momoa steals and terrorizes the Hudson Bay Company’s fur trade in 1700’s Canada in Netflix’s next original series, Frontier.
Michael Fassbender tries to leave his criminal family led by his father Brendan Gleeson in the upcoming drama Trespass Against Us.
Christopher Nolan directs a dramatic telling of the 1940 Dunkirk evacuation, where 400,000 Belgian, British and French troops were trying to retreat by sea after being cut off on all sides by German troops following the Battle of France.
Despite WB probably wanting a James Bond style franchise from their 1998 reboot of The Avengers, even hiring Sean Connery himself as the villain, the only thing that really feels Bondesque is the credits song by Grace Jones.