Who doesn't love a good '80s movie? The shoulder pads, the hair bands, the abnormally large cell phones — many Hollywood films have tried to recreate the feeling of the era through film, including this week's release Take Me Home Tonight. The film's cast already had fun re-enacting classic '80s film scenes, but it got me thinking about other films that pay tribute to the beloved decade. Here are 10 of the most memorable!
It's a strange experience when you realize you're enjoying a movie more than you enjoyed the book on which it's based because so often the opposite is true. After all, presumably an author has the advantage because he/she can provide deep insight into characters that actors have to convey with but a glance. Every so often, though, a story makes a lot more sense onscreen. Here I've compiled a list of some stories I'd rather watch than read. What are yours? Just hit "Start" to begin the slideshow.
Some of us at Sugar just got new business cards, and as we were debating the merits of matte finish vs. semiglossy, TeamSugar reminded me about the (highly entertaining) business-card scene in (the otherwise quite disturbing) American Psycho. Will bone beat out eggshell and pale nimbus in the subtle off-white smackdown? The tension is palpable!