For 2020 over at World Geekly News, we’ve given ourselves the challenge of watching and writing about 50 of the most iconic movies from the 1980s. These articles are more nostalgia pieces than film reviews where we talk about our memories of seeing those era-defining movies for the first time. I can’t speak for the other members of the WGN gang, but my pieces in this series are largely inspired by the book Wiffle Lever to Full in which author and radio presenter Bob Fischer tells the story of his Geek’s Journey, partly through his childhood memories of films and TV shows he loved growing up in the 70s and 80s, and partly through his challenge to attend as many science fiction and fantasy conventions as he can in one year!
You can view the entire 80s Movie Challenge series here, but I’ll also update this page with all my own articles as they appear.
So far I’ve written about: