Category Archives: 1987

A Different World (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A spin-off of The Cosby Show, where Denise Huxtable goes off to college and discovers a different world. Starring Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, and Darryl M. Bell. This show doesn’t stand out. It starts with Denise Huxtable going off to … Continue reading

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RoboCop (1987) Rated R

In the distant future, in a dystopian and crime-ridden Detroit, an injured cop returns to the force as a cyborg. Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, and Dan O’Herlihy. This is a great sci-fi movie. We have a future world that is … Continue reading

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The Last Emperor (1987) Rated TV-14

The story of the final Emperor of China. Starring  John Lone, Joan Chen, and Peter O’Toole. This is a long biopic on the sixty years of the Emperor of China. It’s interesting, but it’s not the best explained historical film. … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing (1987) Rated TV-14

During her summer vacation, “Baby” Houseman falls for the resort’s dance instructor. Starring Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, and Jerry Orbach. I know this film isn’t one of the best films out there, but I love this movie. It goes beyond the … Continue reading

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Full House (ABC) Rated TV-G

 A recently widowed father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and best friend to help raise his three daughters. Starring John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen. This is a classic family comedy that is so fun to … Continue reading

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My Two Dads (1987) Rated TV-G

When Marcy dies, she leaves her teenage daughter in the care of the two men who could be the father. Starring Paul Reiser, Staci Keanan, Florence Stanley, Greg Evigan. Of course the premise to this show was a little farfetched, … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapon (1987) Rated R

A veteran police officer is partnered  with a younger suicidal officer. Starring   Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey. Both compelling and complex, this film has it all: an intricate story line, powerful action, and excellent acting.  The chemistry between Gibson … Continue reading

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Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson (1987) Rated NR

An actress has an illicit love affair which could ruin her career in 1930s Hollywood. Starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo, George Murdock, Holland Taylor This is an interesting concept but poorly conceived movie. The script is an compilation of two stories … Continue reading

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Mannequin (1987)

Rated PG A mannequin comes to life every night to a struggling artist. Starring Andrew McCarthy, Kim Cattrall, Estelle Getty, James Spader I’m an eighties girl and I love my eighties movies. Surprisingly, I had not see this film until … Continue reading

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A Time To Remember (1987)

Rated G A boy in small town America in 1950s, long to see like his idol. His grandmother encourages him but his father doesn’t believe that he has the talent. On Christmas Eve, the boy receives a miracle that gives no … Continue reading

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