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  1. Ejanss

    A Few Words About A few words about…™ The Goonies - in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    I remember, by the later 80's, there was this nostalgic El-Dorado search for "When is somebody going to bring back the old-fashioned Errol Flynn pirate swashbuckler?" (They'd tried also in the 70's, so it had nothing to do with Linda Ronstadt or Kevin Kline.) There was Graham Chapman's...
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    A Few Words About A few words about…™ The Goonies - in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    RottenTomatoes, being only a recent creation of the late-90's/early-00's, tends to mix nostalgic video reviews in with vintage press critics (which are harder to dig up nowadays). In Goonies' case, you can practically draw an age line between the new nostalgia/video reviews, and the...
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    A Few Words About A few words about…™ The Goonies - in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    So could I: Whatever the heck Big Trouble was supposed to be felt sloppily self-indulgent for John Carpenter, Kurt Russell (what is with that freakin' John Wayne voice??), and writer W.D. Richter, and The Thing was...too icky, and too focused on weird-effects to deliver on its promise of "the...
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    A Few Words About A few words about…™ The Goonies - in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    Are you saying it would have been more coherently written/directed, or less shrill and gratingly unfunny, if I was personally under 16? Or are you just implying that kids who were at the time, or since then on video, liked it because they didn't know any better? As that would rather fall into...
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    A Few Words About A few words about…™ The Goonies - in 4k UHD Blu-ray

    ...That's what I KEEP TELLING 'em, but they NEVER BELIEVE ME!!! :lol: Ohh, lord, did we hate this movie when it came out: It's one thing to have a movie about obnoxious 12-yo's, it's another thing to have it seem like it was written by obnoxious 12-yo.'s. The villains were more weird and...