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  1. J

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

    Again, I don't disagree. However, Stand by Me is a movie about childhood made for adults looking back at their youth, whereas The Goonies is a movie made for kids. These are two very different things.
  2. J

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

    Yeah, the latter. :) I agree with what you said about the film feeling like it was not only written for obnoxious 12-years-olds but by obnoxious 12-years-olds as well. As an adult, I find it almost unbearably shrill. However, the movie really does capture the anarchy, chaos, and strident...
  3. J

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

    I'm not particularly a fan of The Goonies, but the film made $124 million from a $19 million budget and was in the domestic Top 10 for the year. Let's not try to pretend it was a bomb when it was decidedly a box office hit. How old were you when you first saw it?