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Category: 1980’s

Hangar 18 (1980)

We’re Back! The Video Store Action Heroes have once again turned the clock back to simpler times when we’d all rush over to the local video retailer and return home […]

Nightkill (1980)

Thirty-eight years is a long time. That’s how long I’ve gone between viewings of this Ted Post directed thriller that made it’s television debut in December of 1980 after what […]

Proud Men (1987)

This network television movie represents one of the very few Charlton Heston movies I had yet to see until now after finally unwrapping a DVD release of the film I’d had […]

Creature (1985)

Not having seen this since it came out on VHS in what I imagine looking back was the year of it’s release, I recalled it as another Alien rip-off. Now […]

The Evil That Men Do (1984)

Was there any doubt that for this edition of the Video Store Action Heroes where I got to choose the theme that I would suggest all four of us watch […]

Treasure of the Amazon (1985)

Leading man Stuart Whitman is once again enlisted by writer/director Rene Cardona Jr. to star in this exploitation fare that comes in the wake of the incredible box office dollars […]

Uncommon Valor (1983)

Well before Chuck Norris’ Braddock and Sly Stallone’s Rambo decided to go back to Vietnam and rescue the men left behind in POW camps ten years after the United States […]

Stagecoach (1986)

There’s no point starting here with a big negative by pointing out this is a variation/remake of the 1939 John Ford/John Wayne classic. Let’s be positive and say it’s an […]

Nosferatu in Venice (1988)

aka … Nosferatu a Venezia, aka … Prince of The Night, aka Vampire In Venice and who knows how many other vampire themed titles. Yes I’ve seen Murnau’s 1922 silent […]

Oh! Heavenly Dog (1980)

Brando’s Pick of the Month If I didn’t know any better, Brando and I tuned in to watch Fletch 3. But then again Chevy Chase never starred in a third […]

Dreyfuss & Estevez : A Pair of Stakeouts

In 1987 director John Badham unleashed this winning buddy/buddy cop film that teamed an unlikely pair of actors who for me offered up genuine screen chemistry. Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio […]

Gary Busey … A Man of Action

Long before Gary Busey became a media punchline he was a pretty damned good actor. Back in the early 1970’s he apprenticed opposite some well known actors like Robert Ryan […]

The Nesting (1981)

Just stop and imagine how many bizarre movies you’re likely to come across if you’ve included seeing every John Carradine appearance on your personal bucket list. I mean everything. Not […]

Silent Rage (1982)

Columbia pictures backed this Chuck Norris flick that takes parts of various genres and balls them up together and believe it or not, makes it work. That’s mainly due to […]

Educating Rita (1983)

When an on line celebration of Michael Caine films for his 85th birthday on March 14th, 2018 was put forth, it gave me the opportunity to go though my library […]

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