Tuesday, 17 February 2015

80 From the 80s - Young Sherlock Holmes

Young Sherlock Holmes

Before a lifetime of adventure, they lived the adventure of a lifetime

Studio: Paramount Pictures :::::::::: Release Date: December 6th 1985
Director: Barry Levinson :::::::::: Starring: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox
Budget: $18M :::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $40.1M
U.S Box Office: $19.7M  :::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $43.9M

Meeting for the first time at college, Sherlock Holmes and John Watson soon find themselves investigating a series of mysterious deaths. Discovering a link between the victims, the would-be detective uncovers an even greater danger, and will need to rely on all his powers of observation and deduction if he and Watson are to survive the Pyramid of Fear.

Saturday, 7 February 2015

80 From the 80s - The Secret of My Success

The Secret of My Success

There’s no such thing as an overnight success. Brantley Foster took two weeks.

Studio: Universal Pictures :::::::::: Release Date: 8th April 1987
Director: Herbert Ross :::::::::: Starring: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater
Budget: $12-18M :::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $25.4 – 38.2M
U.S Box Office: $66.9M :::::::::: 2015 Equivalent: $142.1M

Brantley Foster has dreams of making it big in the world of business. Coming to New York, he gets a rude awakening and ends up having to call upon a distant relative for a job. But starting in the mailroom might not be such a bad thing, especially when he starts leading a double life as executive Carlton Whitfield. If he can survive the advances of his aunt, the corporate sharks and his suspicious boss, he might just make it to the top.