The Last Dragon

The Last Dragon (1985) Dir. by Michael Schultz Starring Taimak, Vanity and Julius J. Carry III Plot An African-American martial artist, “Bruce Leroy” Green, must rescue a popular video DJ from a corrupt video game entrepreneur and his henchman, a rival martial artist/gang leader called the Shogun of Harlem. Nostalgia Like The Beastmaster, this must have been … Continue reading The Last Dragon

The Monster Squad

The Monster Squad  Dir. by Fred Dekker Starring Andre Gower, Duncan Regehr and Tom Noonan Plot A club of monster movie-obsessed pre-teens learns that monsters are real when Dracula comes to their town, accompanied by the other Universal horror monsters.  He’s searching for a mystical amulet hidden somewhere in the town that will give him … Continue reading The Monster Squad

Cloak & Dagger

Cloak & Dagger (1984) Dir. by Richard Franklin Starring Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman and Michael Murphy Plot A kid obsessed with secret agent tabletop RPGs and video games finds himself in a real spy adventure when a murdered government agent gives him classified documents disguised as a video game just before dying.  Chased by spies and mercenaries, … Continue reading Cloak & Dagger

The Goonies

The Goonies (1985) Dir. by Richard Donner Starring Sean Astin, Josh Brolin and Corey Feldman Plot A group of kids from Astoria, Oregon, whose homes are about to be demolished to make way for a country club, attempt to follow a map to the hidden treasure of the legendary 17th century pirate One-Eyed Willie.  In the process, … Continue reading The Goonies