Dance 'Til Dawn is a surprisingly good '80s made-for-TV "one night" teen comedy flick in which Edie McClurg (Ferris Bueller's Day Off) dances to Michael Sembello's "Rock Until You Drop" (The Monster Squad montage tune) at a high school prom. Worth watching!
"It's only a dummy, dummy! Happy Halloween!"
It appears that Mother Nature won't permit us to put out our dummies and fog machines this year. Bummer. I can still watch 31-year-old Halloween-set straight-to-video slashers as a way to tune out the sound of ceaseless Halloween rain.
I would say that Hack-O-Lantern is exactly what I needed after straying from the '80s path for 30 days. This flick did the trick; it's a fun little '80s treat.
One two three... hail T.V.
Watching Dirty Harry made a man of me
Here I stand, T.V. man
I've got all the angels eating out of my hand...
I got the good, bad and ugly traits
But even Dirty Harry was allowed to make mistakes...
(chorus from The Bolshoi's amusing 1987 single "T.V. Man")
I can remember catching the opening scene of Dirty Harry (1971) on TV as a kid one Sunday afternoon in the early '90s and being somewhat…