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memories of the ’80s – Hollywood Husbands by Jackie Collins

In the follow-up to Hollywood Wives, author Jackie Collins turned her to the men with the salacious novel Hollywood Husbands. Published in 1986 three years after the first book of the series, Collins turned her pen to four main characters: … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Somewhere in Time

Science fiction and romance collided in this film that had a man searching for his ideal woman in the time travel movie Somewhere in Time. Directed by Jeannot Szwarc, the screenplay was written by Richard Matheson, based on his science … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Goodbye Girl

Neil Simon’s words were the key to this rom-com of the late 1970s: The Goodbye Girl. Directed by Herbert Ross and produced by Ray Stark, the film starred Marsha Mason and Richard Dreyfuss. Paula (Mason) is a dancer who is … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Xanadu

A romantic musical fantasy that was a combination of beach life, music, Greek mythology and roller skating, the film Xanadu was a sparkling fantasy that flopped at the box office. Directed by Robert Greenwald, the film starred Olivia Newton-John, Michael … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Robin and Marian

The tale of Robin Hood has been popular throughout the decades, the the 1970s version was seen on the big screen as Robin and Marian. Starring Sean Connery as Robin and Audrey Hepburn as Marian, the older couple are now … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Say Anything

The romance of Lloyd and Diane – the 1989 film: Say Anything. The first film written and directed by Cameron Crowe, the story centers around two students who have just graduated from highschool – Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack) and Diane … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Tempestuous Eden by Heather Graham

As the changes in society happened, so did the chaste world of romance novels, with the debut of Dell Books new collection of books, Candlelight Ecstasy Supreme, and its first book Tempetuous Eden by Heather Graham. The rules of romance … Continue reading

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