80s Movies: reinventing the Teen Date Horror Flick

80s Cold War Paranoia: The Teenager Edition

in the 50s, the teenage couple would save their town from a space alien or swamp monster

in the 80s, the teens fend off a Russia-Cuban invasion

Nina K Tryggvason's photo.
Nina K Tryggvason's photo.Nina K Tryggvason's photo.
A more Inclusive look at Westerns and Rock n Roll – before the expression “Politically Correct” was coined by USA President George Bush The First – to replace the spin doctor expression of “optics” or how it appears to the public
because while we loved Grease and the Stray Cats rockabilly revival, we were not the generation who had to learn to love the bomb, we grew up with that as a reality.
Nina K Tryggvason's photo.
Nina K Tryggvason's photo.Nina K Tryggvason's photo.
there is really just one movie that sums up that decade: FOOTLOOSE
Footloosefootloose-poster02
the 80s was a smirky self referential… what we call meta now
brighton-beach-memoirs-movie-poster-1986 Buckaroo Banzai ferrisbuellersdayoff real-genius-poster Streets of Fire
The Brat Pack Generation

Red Dawn

St. Elmo’s Fire

John Hughes Movies

Francis Ford Coppola’s SE Hinton novel based films

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