1980s

The Godsend (1980)

Will “The Godsend” terrify you? That depends. Do squint-prone, innocent-looking toddlers send you running for the hills? Only if you’re lined up to babysit on a Friday night. Like “The Bad Seed” and “Village of the Damned” before it, the… Read More ›

The Real Dragon (1980)

Bad dubbing. Cheesy violence. Over-the-top, mustache-twirling-style villainy. Enough quick zooms to warrant viewers pop Dramamine over popcorn. Yup, “The Real Dragon” is routine Bruceploitation at its finest. The genre is boiled down to its essence in “Real Dragon,” which has a… Read More ›

Windows (1980)

“Why don’t you ever smile?” a character asks Talia Shire toward the end of the psychological thriller “Windows.” Hmm, let me think. Her marriage has just ended, she is sexually assaulted in the second scene of the movie, she can’t… Read More ›