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

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

Sneakers

Sneakers (1992) Dir. by Phil Alden Robinson Starring Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier, Dan Aykroyd, David Strathairn and Mary McDonnell Plot In the late 60s, two college students are caught using early computer modems to hack into bank accounts.  One is sent to prison, while the other flees to Canada.  Twenty years later, that man, under the assumed name … Continue reading Sneakers

Innerspace

Innerspace (1987) Dir. by Joe Dante Starring Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan and Martin Short Plot An experiment in miniaturization is interrupted by a gang of corporate raiders attempting to steal the technology.  One scientist escapes, and ends up injecting the test pilot, intended for a rabbit, into the body of a grocery store clerk.  The pilot is … Continue reading Innerspace