A series of a technically immaculate short films tied loosely together with embarrassing, ego-tripping child saviour messiah parts then paired with some amazing musical numbers.
Although it can be a tad too childish and generic at times, Adventures in Babysitting is a solid adventure for the whole family – with that Playboy reference for the fathers too.
Norris’ Invasion U.S.A. is not a good movie by any standard, but it is one of those definitive 80s action movies so out there that any follow uppers had a really hard time to up the ante.
Cop is an ultra violent study of the killers, their victims and a cop who will stop at nothing. James Woods’ acting work is like the movie itself: Tough, hardboiled and relentless.
A con artist disguises as a doctor to avoid going to jail in a comedy that’s just as much goofy as it sounds, but miraculously manages to be ultimately better than its synopsis.
Three kids take a road trip to Tijuana to lose their virginity in an atmospheric roadtrip movie that gets watered down towards the end, but luckily gets a few good laughs along the way.
Bachelor Party is basically your average early 80s sex comedy in the vain of ’Porky’s’, but with the exceptional bonus of having the always superb Tom Hanks aboard.
Goldie Hawn and Charles Grodin set up a marvellous show that keeps the movie afloat, but the script leaves Chevy Chase with nothing but an endless series of unwitty remarks.
A sleazeball wants to have sex with all the women in the world in a tragicomedy that’s possibly the hardest and the most mind numbing two hours I’ve ever had to stomach through.
The Believers is in its core a thriller with a strong horror theme, a combination that once again proves to be much more efficient than what most scary movies provide.
Shot in 1981 and released two years later, The Final Terror at first seems like an atmospheric take of the slasher genre, but it’s soon apparent the movie isn’t holding any aces in its sleeve.
While the zombies themselves are bit of a letdown, Night Life is nonetheless a cleverly written shoelace-budgeted horror comedy that still manages to best 90% of the genre.
Witchboard first tries to sell an unbelievable plot and then struggles throughout the movie to convey the idea – but still manages to keep up things interesting until the very end.