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I Ain’t ‘Fraid of Liking The New Ghostbusters Movie

I Ain’t ‘Fraid of Liking The New Ghostbusters Movie

News just in. The new Ghostbusters film is not terrible. I don’t hate it. It has not ruined my childhood. Many of the ‘Ghostbros’, as they have been named, may be surprised by that. But it’s true. Despite all the negativity surrounding this particular reboot,…

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Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters

Song: Ghostbusters Album: Ghostbusters: Original Soundtrack Album Year: 1984 Label: Arista Country of origin: USA Category: Music Tags: Ghostbusters Notes: This is perhaps the perfect song for a movie like this. I distinctly remember the day I saw Ghostbusters in the cinema in 1984 in…

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Ghostbusters

Name: Ghostbusters Year: 1984 Distributer: Columbia Pictures Director: Ivan Reitman Country of origin: USA Category: Movies Tags: Ghostbusters Notes: One of the most iconic movies from the 80s and one that has a huge cult following. I can remember sitting in the cinema in 1984…

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Did Michael Jackson use Jaws music for Heal the World?

Did Michael Jackson use Jaws music for Heal the World?

A few days ago I was re-watching the BBC Proms special John Williams concert that I had recorded a few months earlier. During the orchestra’s rendition of Jaws I noticed something familiar. A sequence of notes that I had never associated with Jaws before, and…

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The best place to get retro inspired clothing – Last Exit to Nowhere

The best place to get retro inspired clothing – Last Exit to Nowhere

I just realised recently that I don’t actually think I’ve ever written an article about Last Exit to Nowhere. I really thought I had. I just assumed I had. Because I should have. But I don’t think I have, and that needs to be rectified….

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Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink

Up next for John Hughes week in #Johnuary is Pretty in Pink. This falls into the category of Hughes films I haven’t seen before. This one was written by Hughes and he co-produced it but he didn’t direct it. Here are my real time thoughts…

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Weird Science

Weird Science

The next movie I watched for John Hughes week in #Johnuary is Weird Science. This is one that I have seen several times over the years although I probably hadn’t seen it for about 15 years. I had very good memories of it so I…

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They Live

They Live

Next up for #Johnuary is the excellent They Live. This was the other Carpenter movie that I had seen before. Mainly because I loved Rowdy Roddy Piper from the WWF, particularly as I’m Scottish and he always wore a kilt. I love the title screen…

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Christine

Christine

Next up for #Johnuary is Christine. I really didn’t know anything about this film whatsoever other than I thought it was based on a Stephen King book and that it was about a girl with super powers. Then I realised I was getting mixed up…

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Why I Love Collecting TV and Movie Books from the 80s

Why I Love Collecting TV and Movie Books from the 80s

I recently discovered Invaluable.com, which is a great site for browsing items to add to your own retro collectibles and memorabilia, and it made me want to write a piece about some of my collections. My retro collection is pretty eclectic, I have to say….

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