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Everything Action Theater: Clue

July 1, 2021

Easily the best movie ever made based on a board game, 1985’s Clue is also just one of the best comedies ever made as well, as Tim Curry leads an all-star cast of suspects through trying to figure out Whodunnit in the murder of the mysterious Mr. Boddy.

Musical Montage: Bryan Ferry “Kiss and Tell”

June 14, 2021

Bryan Ferry contributed “Kiss and Tell” to the soundtrack for 1988’s Bright Lights, Big City, which featured a darker and more serious turn for Michael J Fox as he played a fact-checker at a big magazine in New York City that spirals into drug and alcohol abuse after a number of personal and professional setbacks, including the death of his mother to cancer.

Musical Montage: Crosby, Stills & Nash “War Games”

March 29, 2021

Although it was used in early promos and even got a music video composed entirely of scenes from the film, “War Games” from Crosby, Stills & Nash was cut out at the last minute from the 1983 movie and wasn’t used in the film or included on any soundtrack album.

Musical Montage: The Peanut Butter Solution

November 9, 2020

Alongside all the disturbing insanity of 1985’s children’s film/horror nightmare The Peanut Butter Solution was the first ever English language songs performed by the one and only Celine Dion, “Listen to the Magic Man” and “Michael’s Song”.

Review: The Cannon Film Guide Vol 1. 1980-1984

July 27, 2020

The Cannon Group is one of our most beloved purveyors of wonderfully over the top action from the likes of Charles Bronson and Chuck Norris (and later Stallone and Van Damme) but the house that Golan and Globus built had a much more diverse catalog and the truly excellent book The Cannon Film Guide Vol. […]