In this drama at the end of World War II, the inhabitants of a small Japanese fishing village must come to terms with their nation’s defeat and the sudden occupation of General MacArthur and his troops.
Tag Archives: 1980s
Invaders from Mars, horror-film director Tobe Hooper’s remake of the classic 1950’s science fiction film, directed by William Cameron Menzies, centers on a young boy named David (Hunter Carson) who tries to stop an invasion of his town as aliens take over the minds of his parents George (Timothy Bottoms) and Ellen (Laraine Newman), his teachers and the townspeople. With the help of the school nurse (Karen Black), the boy enlists the aid of the U.S. Army to help save the world. With makeup effects supplied by Stan Winston and visual effects by John Dykstra, Invaders From Mars is a wild sci-fi feast that hearkens back to the 1950’s invasion films, made popular by the original film and others like Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
Looking For Mr Goodsex (1985) Jack Remy, Joanna Storm, Taija Rae, Lois Ayres, Amber Lynn, Adult, Drama
Joanna Storm is the publisher of a national women’s magazine, and she has given herself a difficult assignment. For her February Valentine’s Day issue, she wants to feature more than just a “Hunk Of The Month”. She has decided that she needs a very special man to fill those pages and to satisfy her female readers’ fantasies. She is looking for “Mr Goodsex.”
Hell Behind the Bars / Perverse oltre le sbarre (1984) Gianni Siragusa, Ajita Wilson, Rita Silva, Linda Jones, Action, Erotic
A woman murders her boyfriends and steals some diamonds he has smuggled. She gets found out though, and locked in a prison with an evil sadistic lesbian warden. She immediately sets about planning her escape with some of her fellow inmates, but the plans are even more difficult than they seemed when set in motion.
Les filles de Copacabana / The Girls of the Copacabana (1981) Jesus Franco, Michele Hermet, Jérôme Foulon, Leonardo da Costa, Comedy, Erotic
Brenda Starr (1989) Robert Ellis Miller, Brooke Shields, Timothy Dalton, Tony Peck, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Mike is a struggling artist who draws the ‘Brenda Starr’ strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get her back, and keep his job, Mike draws himself into the strip. In her world, Brenda Starr is the Ace Reporter for the New York Flash. She is talented, fearless, smart and a very snappy dresser. The only competition she has is from the rival paper’s top reporter Libby Lipscomb. Brenda heads to the Amazon jungle to find a scientist with a secret formula which will create cheap and powerful gas from ordinary water