For someone whose entire career only lasted about 14 years, John Hughes left an aggressive filmography behind. I've written over 200 of these VHS of the Week entries over the last 5 years and I want to say Hughes has been mentioned in about half of them! (Actual count: 4…
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Note: I was kind of reluctant to write about Alive. VHS of the Week is all about the jokery and there’s nothing funny about the events depicted in this…
So here’s the deal: my dear old friend Alecia Thomas asked me to check out this flick for VHS of the Week. Even though Christian Slater is 65 weasels in…
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Greetings friends! I’m writing to you from the year 2022...where life is quickly beginning to resemble the plot of one of those 80’s action flicks I/we…
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When Entertainment Weekly started publishing in February of 1990, 11 year-old, film-obsessed Dan Tebo was on it like a shot. It was the first grown up…
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Alright y’all—here’s one that I’ve received a lot of requests for over the years. It’s called The Money Pit and it isn’t exactly prime material for the…
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When The Cutting Edge came to Showcase Cinemas in downtown Worcester as part of a sneak preview double feature in the spring of ’92 half of my 8th grade…
So here’s the deal: the original Home Alone was released in November of 1990. I was 12 years-old at the time but I already considered myself somewhat of…
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