Tuesday, 27 January 2015

80 From the 80s - The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys

Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It’s fun to be a vampire
Studio: Warner Bros. :::::::::: Release Date: 31st July 1987
Director: Joel Schumacher :::::::::: Starring: Jason Patric, Keifer Sutherland
Budget: $8.5M :::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $17.9M
U.S Box Office: $32.2M :::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $67.4M

When Michael and Sam move to Santa Carla with their mother, they’re all hoping for a new start. But when Michael falls in with a bad crowd who have a taste for blood, it’ll be left to Sam and the Frog Brothers to battle the creatures of the night and save Michael’s soul before its too late…

Saturday, 17 January 2015

80 From the 80s - Fletch

Meet the only guy who changes his identity more often than his underwear.
Studio: Universal Release ::::::::::  Date: 31st May 1985
Director: Michael Ritchie :::::::::: Starring: Chevy Chase
Budget: $8M :::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $17.7M
U.S Box Office: $50.8M :::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $111.9M

Posing as a beach bum while investigating the local drug trade, journalist Irwin 'Fletch' Fletcher is approached by a well dressed man with a proposal. All Fletch has to do is show up at the man's house, shoot him dead and he'll be rewarded handsomely. Intrigued, and with his drug story stalled, he agrees to the deal and begins to investigate, little suspecting the danger he's about to put himself into. He'll have the story of his career, all he has to do is live long enough to write it.

Friday, 9 January 2015

80 From the 80s - Heathers

Best Friends, Social Trends and Occasional Murder
Studio: New World Pictures :::::::::: Release Date: 31st March 1989
Director: Michael Lehmann :::::::::: Starring: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater
Budget: $3M ::::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $5.8M
U.S Box Office: $1.1M :::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $2.1M

 Veronica Sawyer is a reluctant member of the most powerful clique in her high school. Heather Duke, Heather Chandler and Heather McNamara are unrelenting in their judgement of others. But when loner J.D joins the school, Veronica may have just found her ticket out of the popularity game, even if it means murder.