Monday, June 15, 2009
Summer of love
Movie love, anyway, as The House Next Door revisits the summer films of 1984. I've already chastised the Housemates for classifying The Bounty as a summer movie; it may be today, by the calendar, but not then, when Memorial Day weekend was still the kickoff. Beyond obvious hits like Ghostbusters, Gremlins, and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, what's next: Dreamscape? Purple Rain? Bachelor Party? The Pope of Greenwich Village? C.H.U.D.? "If there's something strange/In the neighborhood/Who ya gonna call...?"