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  1. 2015 Catalina Film Fest Set for This WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 |

    ... Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare on Elm Street), Amanda Wyss (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Better Off Dead), and more. The Festival will also distribute the annual Craven Award that Craven chose only days before his passing. (Saturday) ...


  2. 2015 Beyond Fest Lineup Includes Bone Tomahawk, The Invitation,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 |

    Beyond Fest, the highest attended genre film festival in the US, has announced its full slate of 2015 programming, and it features 25 events of mind-bending, movie madness. Curious as to what's in store for attendees? Then read on for the lineup and more details! From the Press Release: Presented by Shudder, Beyond Fest returns to Hollywood's famed Egyptian Theatre for 11 days of movies, music, and mayhem spanning Thursday, October 1st, to Monday, October 12th, to generate funds for its co-presenter, the nonprofit American Cinematheque.


  3. Today in Movie Culture: Ken Loach's 'Star Wars,' New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Toys and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 |

    Speaking of Star Wars , here's a gallery of all the new toys hitting stores on September 4, aka Force Friday : Speaking of Star Wars again, these coins are apparently legal tender in the island country of Niue. So are coins with Disney Princess and Doctor Who characters on them .


  4. Van Halen Gets Animated in Scenes from 'The Minions' and 'Better Off Dead' | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Guitar Player

    ... brings to mind another instance of Van Halen's music meeting animation: the 1985 John Cusack movie Better Off Dead . In that film, a claymation hamburger is brought to life in Frankenstein fashion and begins to perform the band's 1980 hit "Everybody ...


  5. Nonprofit Crowd Funding Success Formula: Robust Planning, Networks, and BlessingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Beth's Blog

    Woohoo! The crowd-funding campaign I ran for the Dalai Lama Foundation got a shout-out on @kanter 's blog today! I'm always on a higher path of learning. So, I reached out to Brian to learn more about the inside story of their success and lessons learned.


  6. The Sure ThingRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | DVD Verdict

    After appearing on movie screens doing supporting roles in teen comedies like Class and Sixteen Candles , John Cusack finally got his first starring role in 1985's Better Off Dead , which presents the high school experience as a comically absurd David Lynch nightmare. Between that film and 1989's Say Anything , which closed out the decade on a note of honesty and sincerity, Cusack starred in my three favorite teen films of the decade.


  7. Hot Tub Time Machine aRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 |

    The primary charm of Hot Tub Time Machine was seeing John Cusack running around in the '80s again. That was the main reason for the film existing, and the main reason it was funny.


  8. Netflix recommendations for an offbeat Valentine weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... and government agencies trying to kill you everywhere you go. Starring 1980s underdog hero John Cusack ("Better Off Dead") and indie darling Minnie Driver ("Good Will Hunting"). If any of today's actors could make you get emotional about a life-size ...