Flight of the Navigator (1986) – Randal Kleiser

Disney delivers a staple of 80s childhood with a revisit to Flight of the Navigator. Watching it now, I find myself more interested in the mysteries going on at the edges of the story than the main thrust of the narrative following young David Freeman (Joey Cramer), his abduction and subsequent return eight years later,…

Grease (1978) – Randal Kleiser

The joyous, infectious, and iconic screen adaptation of the classic stage musical is the next stop in the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film as I return to the musical chapter of the book. Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Jaws, Star Wars, these and a few select other films were staples of the 1970s. You…

Trailer Tracks: Flight of the Navigator – Randal Kleiser

  Aw yeah.  This film from Walt Disney really hit home with me when it came out – and in many respects still today.  It’s one of those stand-alone magical films that can take you back to your childhood in an instant, and make you feel like a kid again. Joey Kramer and Sarah Jessica…