‘Real Genius’ (1985) This egghead variation on Animal House — this time around, it’s brainy technology students contrary to the management

‘Real Genius’ (1985) This egghead variation on Animal House — this time around, it’s brainy technology students contrary to the management

— cast Gabriel Jarret as Mitch, a promising young head whom’s planning to be corrupted by Chris (Val Kilmer), an upperclassman determined showing him how exactly to cut loose. That features getting vengeance against anyone whom crosses them, including a smarmy graduate associate (Robert Prescott) by setting up a receiver inside the mouth and making him think Jesus is conversing with him. Kilmer’s cocky, blase Chris is a wonder of sarcastic nonchalance, and also the popcorn joke is among the ten years’s most useful sight gags.

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‘Footloose’ (1984)

Emblematic of Hollywood’s embrace for the MTV-ization of movie musicals, this Kevin Bacon classic cast the appealing heartthrob that is young a fun-lovin’,

Big-city kid who simply would like to dance and luxuriate in their rock & roll, guy. Squeaky-clean with its depiction of teen rebellion — they are some pretty G-rated parties — the film benefited from winning shows by Bacon, Chris Penn and John Lithgow, but additionally from the jubilant soundtrack that launched three songs in to the top ten, like the title cut and “Why don’t we Hear It for the child, ” which both hit number 1. Continue reading “‘Real Genius’ (1985) This egghead variation on Animal House — this time around, it’s brainy technology students contrary to the management”