Browsing the "1980s" Category

Biloxi Blues (1988)

February 20th, 2013 | by Chris

Based on Neil Simon's play (and he also does screenwriting duty here), Biloxi Blues follows Army recruit Eugene Jerome (Matthew


Platoon Leader (1988)

November 2nd, 2012 | by Chris

Take a thinly veiled attempt to cash in on the Platoon-induced Vietnam War movie frenzy of the 1980's, cast your


Iron Eagle II (1988)

October 23rd, 2012 | by Chris

Remember when I recently reviewed the original Iron Eagle and said, "hey, its really not all that bad!"  Remember? Well,


Missing In Action (1984)

October 16th, 2012 | by Chris

I was going to watch this as part of the ongoing Worst War Movies Challenge, but you know what?  This


Invasion USA (1985)

September 18th, 2012 | by Chris

(Reviewed as part of the Worst War Movies Challenge) Remember when Chuck Norris made awesome movies? Yeah, me either.  But


Iron Eagle (1986)

September 10th, 2012 | by Chris

So.  As part of the Worst War Movies Challenge I figured I'd pick up one of the old standbys.  1986's


Zone Troopers (1985)

September 8th, 2012 | by Chris

Reviewed as part of the "Worst War Movies Challenge"!!] "It takes war to another dimension!" Boy, you can say that


Too Young The Hero (1988)

September 7th, 2012 | by Chris

From the "where did this come from" school of 1980's TV specials, I present "Too Young the Hero."  The "true


The Keep (1983)

July 16th, 2012 | by Chris

OK, just word to the wise.  This really isn't a war movie at all.  Sure it is set in 1940's


Top Gun (1986, Blu Ray)

October 3rd, 2011 | by Chris

If, like me, you were alive in 1986, and of movie-going age, you've seen Top Gun.  Probably several times.  You


Tour of Duty: Pilot (1987)

June 30th, 2011 | by Chris

I just started watching the 1987 CBS TV show, "Tour of Duty" again, thanks to Netflix. I've only (re)seen the


Platoon (1986, Blu Ray)

June 7th, 2011 | by Chris

I have to say, I was looking forward to seeing Oliver Stone's Platoon on Blu Ray for the first time. 


The Killing Fields (1984)

March 31st, 2011 | by Chris

There are some movies which are just plain difficult to watch, but you really need to watch them anyway.  1984's



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