I can’t say I was particularly grabbed by Ghoulies (1984)

I can’t say I was particularly grabbed by Ghoulies (1984)

It’s something of a curiosity of transatlantic temporal mechanics that this cheap and nasty “Gremlins” rip-off actually reached the UK a month before Joe Dante’s Christmas classic but don’t let that fool you into thinking “Ghoulies” is a worthwhile watch. It’s not, despite what your heart may tell you from the porcelain-focussed poster (a marketing ..

Ghostbusters (1984) Review

Ghostbusters (1984) Review

Bustin’ never made you feel as good as this again. Nearly every Friday night, Mertmas and I settle down for ‘Movie Night’, one of the highlights of the week. Usually, we’ll watch something I loved when I was his age or work our way through a recent franchise to get him up to speed for ..

Craggus’ Trek Trek – Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1984) Review
Supergirl (1984) Review

Supergirl (1984) Review

Those bemoaning the current lack of female-led superhero movies probably feel entitled to lay some of the blame at the feet of 1984’s “Supergirl” however, although it was a box-office flop on its release, it’s by no means as bad as its reputation would have you believe. Spinning off from the increasingly lacklustre Christopher Reeve ..

Craggus Comfort Movies: The Ice Pirates (1984) Review

Craggus Comfort Movies: The Ice Pirates (1984) Review

Something of the odd one out in this stroll down movie memory lane, “The Ice Pirates” is a favourite cheesy movie that I came across much later in life than the age of 10 or 11 which excuses many of my other Craggus Comfort Movie choices. I don’t think this got a cinema release here ..