Batman: Arkham Origins [Playstation 3] 2013, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment The third in the Batman: Arkham series, Batman: Arkham Origins takes place years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City. I understand why they continued to use the Arkham name, but Arkham doesn’t figure into this game at all. Show More Summary
Frozen 2013, Walt Disney Pictures Pre-order it! Taking inspiration from Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” fairy tale, Frozen is one of those non-holiday holiday movies. It was released on Thanksgiving Day and the holiday season doesn’t factor in at all. It even takes place during summer. But… BUT, the movie does spend most of […]
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation? Tired. Ralphie and A Christmas Story? Overplayed. But Bill Murray starring as Francis Xavier Cross in 1988's Scrooged? Well, I guess I'm the only one who finds it brilliant fare for the holidays. Listen to our new podcast to find out why.
While just a footnote on the U.S. charts, Cliff Richard is one of England's most successful musicians having charted more than 125 singles in the UK since the 1950s. He is officially the most successful male solo artist in UK history, besting even names like Elton John, Phil Collins and Paul McCartney.
Bruce Springsteen has built his reputation as someone who was not afraid of writing an autobiographical song. In 1988, Springsteen's marriage to model Julianne Phillips was crumbling and his not-so-covert description of the breakup was the forgotten single One Step Up.
My Christmas bonus this year was a Target gift card and I blew it on these three ornaments earlier tonight. As you all know, I need ornaments for my room tree. You can plainly see in the picture what I got but I’ll recap for you. Darth Vader Star Wars ornament Frosty the Snowman ornament […]
Beyond Tomorrow 1940, RKO Pictures Buy it! This movie had an interesting yet somewhat dark and complicated idea. Three lonely old men end up meeting a young man and then a young woman on Christmas Eve and they all spend the evening together and become friends. The young people fall in love, the older gentlemen […]
Continuing with getting into the Christmas spirit, I decided to pick up a 4.5 foot pre-lit tree and set it up in my room. Hey, it was on sale for $19.99! Knowing that I only have two KISS ornaments to my name, I also bought some gold garland to wrap around it. I lost the […]
As much as I love Christmas, most of the holiday films I’ve seen have come from the 1980s or later. It’s only in the last year or so that I’ve discovered a number of great holiday films from many decades earlier. Some seem a bit forgotten and some certainly aren’t… The Shop Around the Corner 1940, […]
I’ve been wanting to write something about my wife for the last few weeks. If what I write comes off incredibly corny and sentimental, well, I’m giving myself permission to write badly. More heart writing. I met her at a … Continue reading ?
Are Clint Eastwood's Dirty Harry movies a product of the '80s? Not really, they belong to the ages. But at least Sudden Impact belongs to 1983. Released on Dec. 8 of that year, Sudden Impact was the fourth movie in the series and the only one directed by Eastwood himself. And of course, it features the signature quote: "Go …
Would you believe that in the 1980's Mick Jagger was a single man? Well at least we know in 1985 he was Lucky in Love.
This week on Lost and Found, we'll cover some of the biggest names in music with songs that don't get played on the radio anymore.
As I still feel the need to say each time, I am so delighted that interviews continue to be a legitimate part of this little blog of mine! When the opportunity presents itself to ask a few questions t... more from OldSchool...
As a child in the '70s -- before discovering the true greatness of the '80s, I was probably frightened most by three things: the introduction to Space:1999, the Bigfoot episode of Six …
Han Solo's blaster from Star Wars is up for sale? The same one he shot Greedo with?!? O.M.G. Can't breathe. It's as if a million nerds raced toward an online …
Over the years as a Stuck in the '80s fanboy, I've always touted Donald Fagen's 1982 first solo album, The Nightfly, as one of my favorite albums of all time. After a mild hit with I.G.Y, Fagen released the Red Scare video of New Frontier that hit No. 70 on the singles chart in 1983.
Chewbacca slippers! Why, they're PERFECT for the holidays. And they come in Yoda and Darth Vader models too. And even better, Stuck in the '80s has a special code …
This is not just a valentine to Mom — it is a historical relic that was obviously printed on the very first printer in existence. This is also a piece depicting enthrallment and joy — at discovering MS-Paint for the … Continue readi...
The song in question is reportedly Modern Talking's You're My Heart, You're My Soul. The dance skills are all the dog's.