The Goonies

‘The Goonies’ Turns 30: Where Is the Cast Now?

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Thirty years ago yesterday, moviegoers got their first look at what was either a) LIKE THE GREATEST MOVIE OF THE ‘80S, PERIOD, or b) two hours of preteens running around and screaming. But however you line up on it, there’s no question that The Goonies was an iconic summer adventure movie that retains quite a bit of cultural capital. This far on, the most interesting element of the film may well be its cast — a fascinating assemblage of young actors (many of them the offspring of actor parents) who have gone on to become everything from superstars to footnotes. So where are your Goonies now?
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Clever Artwork Depicts Pop Culture’s Favorite ‘Fictional Food’

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Gallery 1988, our favorite showcase for pop culture-inspired art, has struck again. Fictional Food is a new exhibit from G1988 regular Joshua Budich, showcasing some of the most iconic food products in film and television — both wholly invented (Krusty Burgers, Los Pollos Hermanos chicken, Lone Star Beer) and given new cultural immortality (who can hear the word “Chianti” without doing an Anthony Hopkins impression, or ask for a Baby Ruth bar without hearing good ol’ Sloth?). Here are a few of our favorites from the show.
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Stained Glass-Style Posters for Your Favorite ’80s Movies

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Designer Van Orton made these gorgeous, intricate stained-glass posters for iconic ’80s movies, including Back to the Future, The Goonies, and Blade Runner, which we spotted at This Isn’t Happiness. The resulting prints are a clever, colorful ode to a golden age of popcorn flicks that still inspire semi-religious devotion in so many film fans. There are also some black-and-white versions, which could make for a fun (albeit ambitious) paint-by-numbers project. Check out more of Orton’s work on his Facebook page.
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