Trailer Tracks: Hellraiser (1987) – Clive Barker

  I love Clive Barker’s writing, it’s dark, disturbing, and gets under your skin. When I first heard about his directing a film, I was anxious, and honestly, couldn’t watch some of the sequences… Even now this film can creep and trouble, and it’s still amazing, bloody, unnerving, and while the series has continued and…

Trailer Tracks: High Road to China (1983) – Brian G. Hutton

  When Universal exercised its contract with Tom Selleck, he missed out on the opportunity to play Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark, but he did have the brilliantly successful television series Magnum, P.I. to make up for it. During a hiatus, he shot this period piece action adventure film with Bess Armstrong…

Trailer Tracks: King Solomon’s Mines (1985) – J. Lee Thompson

  In the early 80s, thanks to Raiders of the Lost Ark, the high adventure movie was seeing a huge comeback, and everyone was trying to cash in on it. And they thought it would be a great idea to bring back H. Rider Haggard’s Alllan Quartermain to the screen again. Starring Richard Chamberlain, Sharon…

Trailer Tracks: Supergirl (1984) – Jeannot Szwarc

  This movie is so bad. Maybe not Quest of Peace bad, but it’s up there. Though having said that, the International cut is much better than the North American one, and also created a huge crush for me on the Supergirl character (yes I know she’s not real). Helen Slater, Peter O’Toole and Faye…

Trailer Tracks: Spies Like Us (1985) – John Landis

  This one came along at just the right time in my life, and me and my friends in Bermuda just played this movie to death! Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd were hilarious to us, and Vanessa Angel definitely caught our eye. We must have driven the ‘dick fer’ joke into the ground alongside the…