All Reviews

The Blues Brothers: Original Soundtrack Recording Music Poster Image
age 12+
Cult classic romp boasts great tracks by music legends.
By The Blues Brothers
(1980)
Aerosmith's Greatest Hits Music Poster Image
age 13+
Guitar Hero band is tame compared to today's rock.
By Aerosmith
(1980)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, well-paced homage to the movie.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(1980)
Bad Reputation Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Joan Jett claims rock 'n' roll for women in fierce debut.
By Joan Jett
(1981)
Beauty and the Beat Music Poster Image
age 11+
Catchy power pop from all-female new wave pioneers.
By The Go-Go's
(1981)
She's So Unusual Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Irresistible '80s pop rockers and ballads from quirky star.
By Cyndi Lauper
(1983)
Footloose Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 12+
Catchy hits fill soundtrack to 1984 teen dance movie.
By Various Artists
(1984)
Music from the Motion Picture Purple Rain Music Poster Image
age 14+
Inventive fusion of genres sets hit-filled soundtrack apart.
By Prince and the Revolution
(1984)
The Breakfast Club: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 12+
Simple Minds hit outshines synth-heavy '80s pop fluff.
By Various Artists
(1985)
Little Creatures Music Poster Image
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age 11+
Art-punk pioneers score with catchy pop album.
By Talking Heads
(1985)
Come Dancing: The Best of The Kinks 1977-1986 Music Poster Image
age 12+
Strong collection of later tunes heavy on satire, sentiment.
By The Kinks
(1986)
Master of Puppets Music Poster Image
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age 14+
Harsh, loud, complex; probably best metal album of all time.
By Metallica
(1986)
Pretty in Pink: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 13+
Memorable but dated '80s rock.
By Various Artists
(1986)
Stand by Me Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 8+
Classic '50s hits bring back fun, yearning of the era.
By Various Artists
(1986)
Graceland Music Poster Image
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age 10+
Probably Simon's best, certainly his most engaging.
By Paul Simon
(1986)
The Frog Prince Movie Poster Image
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age 6+
Low-budget musical fairy-tale adaptation with a mean sister.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1986)
Licensed to Ill Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Rappers' hit debut packed with girls, booze, and attitude.
By Beastie Boys
(1986)
The Joshua Tree Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Post-punk stars deliver soul-searching anthems.
By U2
(1987)
The Man from Button Willow Movie Poster Image
age 5+
Animated cowboy adventure has light peril, outdated views.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
Dirty Dancing: Original Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 10+
Much less "dirty" than the movie, lots of fun to dance to.
By Various Artists
(1987)

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