Child’s Play has had an upgrade with the 2019 remake. Indeed, everyone’s favourite killer doll has gone digital. But Chucky hasn’t forgotten his roots as one of the 1980s’ most iconic villains. Watch closely, and you’ll see that the all-new Child’s Play is crammed with blink-and-you’ll-miss-them nods to the 80s. Here are some of the […]
The teaser trailer for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: 1984, features a bunch of teens frolicking at a lake, drinking beer and swimming, until a black clad figure emerges from the water with a huge knife. It’s like a cross between Friday The 13th and The Burning.
Move over Stallone, Willis, Schwarzenegger and Norris, there’s a new cult hero in town! Playing filthy, loving homage to the sights, sounds and smells of 80s action thrillers, CHUCK STEEL: NIGHT OF THE TRAMPIRES takes no prisoners in its feverishly fun stop-motion assault of cracking one-liners, intricately rendered ultraviolence and stylized retro panache. Screening at […]
Ready Player One hits cinemas this week, and so lets all pretend its the ’80s and this isn’t happening. We watch three films where videogames are more than just videogames, and children are in space, and in the computer, and in NORAD. Opinions are split with no one really agreeing on anything, except that the […]
Most of the horror films associated with the explosion of the genre as we know it today have been done to death.
The Exterminator is your typical 80’s retribution film. Best buddies John Eastland and Michael Jefferson return from a gruelling time in Vietnam to find that New York is a corrupt and crime-ridden place to live.