Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Stuck in the 80's

Steve Spears

30 year later, ‘Eight Men Out’ still playing out ’80s legacy

30 year later, ‘Eight Men Out’ still playing out ’80s legacy

For all the talk here of how the '80s were an amazing collection of years on their own, it's safe to say that many memorable movies that decade were based in much earlier eras: A Christmas Story, Stand By Me and, today's featured flick, Eight Men Out...
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Rick Springfield to guest-star on ‘The Goldbergs’

Rick Springfield to guest-star on ‘The Goldbergs’

Eighties heartthrob Rick Springfield is going to back to our favorite decade – at least for one night. The actor/singer announced on Twitter this week that he'll guest-star on an episode of TV's The Goldbergs."Alright! At last I get to play a g...
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Jon Hamm, Ed Harris join ‘Top Gun 2’ cast

Jon Hamm, Ed Harris join ‘Top Gun 2’ cast

Say what you want about Top Gun 2: Maverick, but the news coming out of production continues to amaze and/or stupify '80s fans. The latest scoop comes from Movieweb.com, which reports that Jon Hamm and Ed Harris have joined the cast.Seriously? Don Dr...
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Anthony Michael Hall to star in ‘Breakfast Club’ episode of ‘Riverdale’

Anthony Michael Hall to star in ‘Breakfast Club’ episode of ‘Riverdale’

Looking for a little inspiring news out of Hollywood? One of our favorite '80s actors – Anthony Michael Hall – will appear in a Breakfast Club-themed episode of the TV series Riverdale, DenofGeek.com reports.Hall will play a school princi...
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New podcast: Steve Perry’s new music, Madonna turns 60 and more

New podcast: Steve Perry’s new music, Madonna turns 60 and more

Last week was a roller-coaster week for '80s fans. Former Journey frontman Steve Perry released his first new music in decades. Madonna turned 60 years old. And we lost the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.Included in this week's episode is the complet...
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‘Facts of Life’ reboot could be coming to TV

‘Facts of Life’ reboot could be coming to TV

Let's just blame the recent heat wave in Southern California for the baffling decisions coming out of Hollywood these days. The most recent head-turner? The Hollywood Reporter says a reboot of The Facts of Life is in the works.According to the websit...
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Steve Perry surprises music world with new single

Steve Perry surprises music world with new single

It's been rumored pretty much since the day he stopped singing for Journey 20 years ago: Steve Perry has finally released some new music. A new song and video – No Erasin' – dropped on Wednesday.The former Journey frontman's return has be...
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‘Designing Women’ reboot in the works

‘Designing Women’ reboot in the works

Here's a surprise from Hollywood: The creator of the TV show Designing Women has been searching for a home for a revival of the late '80s series.The Hollywood Reporter says Linda Bloodworth-Thomason has been working for months on a revival. The origi...
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Could Peter Weller return as RoboCop?

Could Peter Weller return as RoboCop?

So here's a crazy rumor: Peter Weller, who starred in the original 1987 RoboCop, could reprise his role in an upcoming sequel. That is, if you belief Twitter.Movieweb.com reports that Neill Blomkamp (District 9) is directing RoboCop Returns, which wi...
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Weird Al joins Weezer on stage for cover of Toto’s ‘Africa’

Weird Al joins Weezer on stage for cover of Toto’s ‘Africa’

The year of Toto – marking its 40th anniversary with an extensive tour – marched on last week when Weezer took the stage in Los Angeles and performed their now infamous cover of the beloved '80s classic Africa. Only they weren't along. We...
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