It Goes to 11 — 80's Movies

The True Meaning of Christmas, According to 80s Movies

The True Meaning of Christmas, According to 80s Movies

Ah, it's a festive time of year.  So much hustle, so much bustle, but what does it all mean…? We've tapped into the eternal spring of wisdom--80s movies--to find the true meaning of Christmas. Gremlins (1984): An out-of-touch dad finds a creature called a mogwai at an antique store…and gives it to his son Billy for Christmas, along with strict care instructions. Billy’s friend spills a glass of water on the mogwai, which spawns a horde of mischievous critters that transform into monsters and terrorize the town. We also hear a very dark tale of somebody dying in a chimney...

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The Lunch Bunch

The Lunch Bunch

Twenty Five Years after "The Breakfast Club," five people find themselves together again. Did that morning in detention really change their lives? The Lunch BrunchAs fans of classic 80’s films, we here at Found Item Clothing were excited to find out about a new play written for the Minnesota Fringe Festival called The Lunch Bunch, an imagining of what happens when the kids from The Breakfast Club meet up again twenty-five years later. The Lunch Brunch - Playing August 1st through 11th at Theater in the Round, Minneapolis, Minnesotahttps://www.minnesotafringe.org/2019-show-information/the-lunch-bunchThe Lunch Brunch is an original play created by Tim Wick and...

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Going to a 1980s Beach Party? Here's What to Wear, and What NOT to Wear!

Going to a 1980s Beach Party?  Here's What to Wear, and What NOT to Wear!

So you're headed to a Beach Party and want to look your best, but with all the styles from all the decades out there, your head is spinning.  Well, never fear, we've scoured 1980s cinema for the best beachy style tips--and faux pas to avoid--to make getting beach-ready a snap.  Read on to party on...and see you at the beach!    There's a lot to learn from Weekend at Bernie's: DO: Embrace twinning!  The beach is always better with a buddy...and it's a great place to show off your breeziest BOGO scores!   DON'T: Bring heavy accessories!  Socks, gold watches, and...

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Happy Dirty Thirty! Take the 1989 Blockbuster Movie Challenge!

Happy Dirty Thirty!  Take the 1989 Blockbuster Movie Challenge!

Hot dang, these blockbuster flicks all came out in the hot-n-spicy summer of 1989!  Take a moment to feel old, and then take our 1989 Blockbuster Movie Challenge!  Can you guess them all? Click here for answers! 

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A Multimedia Celebration of Real Genius

A Multimedia Celebration of Real Genius

Released during August of ’85 Real Genius has come to mean different things to different people, and some feel the need to create something. This is great for fans of the movie, because if you drift just a little off the center line you’ll be rewarded with some interesting discoveries. We did just that and here are a few of things we found. Poetry Inspired by a shirtless Val Kilmer, penning some poetry was Anameroma’s way to express how she was feeling. Real Genius by Anameroma There’s no fear in the placeI’m going to be in a few years,In the time it takes...

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