Jake Raye travels to Manila to find out who killed his brother and enters the deadly Red Fist tournament to find the killer and later gets abducted and taken to a private island where fighters are being pitted against each other in battles to the death.
You would probably expect something more punk for a late 80s/early 90s skateboarding classic like Gleaming the Cube but instead, the main song from the soundtrack was “Brother to Brother” from Fleetwood Mac member Billy Burnette.
Patrick Swayze’s most remembered musical contribution is “She’s Like the Wind” from Dirty Dancing but he also contributed two songs to the Road House soundtrack, including “Raising Heaven (In Hell Tonight)” in 1989.
Cobra Kai wasn’t The Karate Kid franchise’s first foray into TV as back in 1989 there was a crazy Saturday morning cartoon version of the franchise that sent Daniel and Mr. Miyagi on a globe-trotting adventure to recover a magical Okinawan artifact.
To get into the retro gaming mindset of AVGC this coming weekend, we watched the first episode of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show from 1989 with Captain Lou Albano as Mario and Danny Wells as Luigi in both live action and animated forms.
Although Ghostbusters II obviously still featured the original Ray Parker Jr version of “Ghostbusters”, Run DMC provided an update with their own take on the theme song, complete with a music video that had cameos from most of the cast.