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Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday's Old Fashioned Flashes Back to the Eighties

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year! By which I mean, it’s this blog’s least favorite time of year. By which I mean, the dog days of summer (ugh). Even now, 20+ years after I graduated high school, August still conjures up that oh-my-God-there’s-only-a-month-til-school-starts-again dread. I hate August. And so I find myself, as I do every year at this time, nostalgically and cinematically returning to the decade of my youth – The 80s. Which is why this year once again Cinema Romantico’s “famed” Friday’s Old Fashioned column – the only classic film column on the internet named after bourbon, bitters, sugar, orange, and maraschino cherry – is going straight 80s for August, beginning a week from today, August 2nd, with a semi-festive 80s-ish kickoff on Thursday August 1st. Hawks gets traded in for Hughes. Jean Harlow takes a momentary respite to allow face time for Jean(ie) Bueller. Harold Lloyd cedes the stage to Lloyd Dobler. So crank the Teena Marie, crack a Capri Sun and climb into my blogging DeLorean. Onward.

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