Some Thoughts on Cobra Kai

Can we talk about how awesome this show is? Cobra Kai is the show on YouTube Premium that continues the story of The Karate Kid, 30 years later. And this isn’t just some fan film, the likes of which you’d typically find on YouTube. This is well-written; it’s got an amazing cast… And it features … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Cobra Kai

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A to Z Challenge – Short Circuit

Short Circuit 1986 Directed by John Badham Quick Synopsis... After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he's human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton (Steve Guttenberg), who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Short Circuit

A to Z Challenge – Mannequin

Mannequin 1987 Directed by Michael Gottlieb Quick Synopsis... A struggling artist who lands a job as a department store window designer falls in love with a beautiful, realistic-looking mannequin who just so happens to be a reincarnated Egyptian princess. This movie starts with what I'm sure is an entirely accurate depiction of life in ancient Egypt. … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Mannequin

A to Z Challenge – The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter 1984 Directed by Nick Castle Quick Synopsis... Alex Rogan (Lance Guest) lives in a trailer park and spends his days playing the Starfighter video game. But upon meeting an alien (Robert Preston) who convinces him to use his skills in real combat, Rogan heads to space to protect the galaxy from invasion. He … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – The Last Starfighter

A to Z Challenge – Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams 1989 Directed by Phil Alden Robinson Quick Synopsis... Kevin Costner stars as an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play. James Earl Jones … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Field of Dreams

A to Z Challenge – Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans 1981 Directed by Desmond Davis Quick Synopsis... This epic mythological adventure stars Harry Hamlin as Perseus, son of Zeus (Laurence Olivier), who embarks on a series of perilous quests in the hopes of rescuing Princess Andromeda (Judi Bowker) and winning the keys to the kingdom of Joppa. With winged horse Pegasus as … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Clash of the Titans

A to Z Challenge – Big

Big 1988 Directed by Penny Marshall Quick Synopsis... A 12-year-old yearns to be a grown-up, and when he makes that wish at a fortunetelling machine, he awakes the next morning as a 30-year-old man. He lands a job at a toy company, but despite his success, he finds himself pining for all he left behind. What … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Big