Those underrated gems of the 1980s

Posted by · 1:09 am · May 9th, 2009

For me, no decade was as overall weak for films as the 1980s, a 10-year span when bad movies made a fortune good ones went unnoticed. Of course there were exceptions to that rule.  “Amadeus,” “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” and “Platoon” were brilliant productions that also scored at the box office, but more often than not, […]

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More than just an icon

Posted by · 10:05 am · May 20th, 2008

Though best known as the fedora-wearing, bull whip-cracking hero of the Indiana Jones films, Harrison Ford has forged a strong career as an actor, with an impressive filmography that has, in many quarters, gone sadly unnoticed. One of the downsides to being a movie star — or an actor best known for work in blockbusters, […]

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