Category Archives: 80s Trash of the Week

  1. 80s Trash of the Week: Ghostbusters 2


    June 25, 2009 by Thomas Pluck

    I’ve managed to avoid watching this money-grubbing exercise in sequelry for 20 years, but after the news that Bill Murray, …
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  2. 80’s Trash of the Week: The Warrior and the Sorceress

    June 11, 2009 by Thomas Pluck

    As much as I love Conan the Barbarian, I have to blame all the terrible sword & sorcery movies that …
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  3. 80’s Trash of the Week: Electric Dreams


    June 4, 2009 by Thomas Pluck

    If the movie sounds like it’s dubbed into English when it isn’t, because the acting is that bad, you might …
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  4. Halloween III: Season of the Witch


    May 28, 2009 by Thomas Pluck

    I watched this again as part of a dare with Caitlin of 1416 and Counting, who has to watch Hellraiser …
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  5. 80’s Trash of the Week: Fatso


    May 22, 2009 by Thomas Pluck

    Dom DeLuise is probably best known for being Burt Reynolds’ abused sidekick, but he did star in a few films …
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  6. 80’s Trash of the Week: The Beast Within


    May 14, 2009 by Thomas Pluck

    It took me seventeen years Tom! Like the cicadas! But I came back! One of the many movies my 12-year …
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  7. 80’s Trash of the Week: The Beastmaster

    May 7, 2009 by Thomas Pluck

    I have my eyes… I have my cunning… and I have my strength. The Beastmaster was a huge success on …
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Thomas Pluck writes unflinching fiction with heart. He is the author of Blade of Dishonor, Steel Heart: 10 Tales of Crime & Suspense, and Denny the Dent. He edits anthologies to benefit PROTECT: The National Association to Protect Children, and serves as their social media editor. He hosts Noir at the Bar in Manhattan with Todd Robinson at Shade, and has been known to enjoy a pint of beer and a sloppy cheeseburger.

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