1982

Michael Caine and Peter Billingsley headline two obscure cult thrillers from the 1980s out now on Blu-ray and DVD courtesy the Scream Factory arm of Shout! Factory. Do they hold up?

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John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ was derided by critics when it came out in 1982 but is now rightly considered somewhat of a horror classic. Here’s why.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! When I was eight years old, my parents took my four-year-old sister and [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! Almost thirty years out, “Tootsie” looks a little weird. Sure Dustin Hoffman as [...]

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Elvis Costello already had six great albums in five years under his belt by the time he took a complete left turn into baroque pop territory with 1982′s “Imperial Bedroom.” “Beyond Belief” is the first song from that record—his best—and right away, the listener can tell something is different. The production, handled by Beatles engineer [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock will watch all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film will be recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! There are some movies that upon their completion make you feel as [...]

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Wes Craven’s “Swamp Thing” gets the 3 a.m. treatment.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock will watch all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film will be recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! To anyone out there who considers themselves a casual fan of “Blade Runner,” this next paragraph is not [...]

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