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Category: 1980’s

Still of the Night (1982)

Alternative Title? When Meryl Met Chief Brody in Hitchcock Land When the dead body of Josef Sommer is discovered following the opening credits of this Robert Benton directed feature, Roy […]

Terror Train (1980)

In the shadow of Halloween comes another slasher film but this one has a few legs up on many of the thrillers that populated movie screens across North America and […]

On Wings of Eagles (1986)

Let’s start by pointing out this two part TV movie is not to be confused with The Wings of Eagles, the 1957 John Ford-John Wayne biopic of Frank Wead. No, […]

Enter the Ninja (1981)

Though I wasn’t old enough to see this or any of the other Ninja films that were surfacing at the dawn of the 1980’s, I do recall the trailers that […]

My Name Is Bill W. (1989)

Reuniting after a successful teaming in the 1986 telefilm, Promise, James Woods and James Garner brought their acting chops once again to the small screen for this inspiring story of […]

Spasms (1983)

For this Canadian low budget production, we find the burly hellraiser Oliver Reed taking center stage with some able assistance from Peter Fonda as the pair attempt to capture and […]

Night Game (1989)

Once again Roy Scheider is the reluctant hunter of a killer only this time his prey is on land as opposed to the sea and no he doesn’t revive his […]

Lifeforce (1985)

With the recent death of director Tobe Hooper, it was time to dust off a blu ray I picked up but had yet to open from Scream Factory. I was […]

Cry of the Innocent (1980)

Based on a story by writer Frederick Forsyth, this tele film lands Rod Taylor a good role and he gives a performance to match as a man who loses his […]

Assassination (1987)

For the 16th and final time before succumbing to her lengthy, courageous battle with cancer, Jill Ireland once again played opposite her action hero/superstar husband, Charles Bronson in this Peter […]

The King of Comedy (1982)

“Better to be King for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.” Just when you think you know which Martin Scorsese film is his greatest, you’re reminded of another and […]

Biggles (1986)

At long last I’ve caught up with the final film of Peter Cushing. While he doesn’t go out on a horror note, it is a very good role for the […]

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