Brenda in Adventures in Babysitting as Precursor to Barb in Stranger Things

Considering the thoroughness with which Stranger Things strives to appear as a show directly out of the 80s, it’s not remarkable that the inspiration for Barb in season one might very well stem from another quintessential “gawky, hyper-reactive” archetype from a classic of 80s cinema: Chris Columbus’ directorial debut,¬†Adventures in …

The Most Blatant Examples of Movies with Plot Devices that New Technology Has Rendered Irrelevant

Technology may make our lives better, but it certainly hasn’t made the lives of screenwriters trying to come up with obstacles for their characters any easier. The invention of the telephone, cell phone, computers and every source of modern convenience in between has made it virtually impossible for movie characters …