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The Burbs In “The Burbs,” a black comedy directed by Joe Dante (“Gremlins”) Ray (Tom Hanks) and Carol (Carrie Fisher) Peterson are living out their quaint little existence in a stereotypical suburban neighborhood. It’s... 

In 1983, “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” ruled the airwaves. The children’s animated classic took place in Eternia, a land of magic and fantasy. The show tells the story of cowardly Prince Adam, son to Eternia’s... 

Terminator 2: Judgment Day Back in 1984, Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) destroyed the Terminator, a cybernetic killer programmed to kill her. If the Terminator had accomplished its mission objective, John Connor would have never been... 

The Terminator Come with me if you want to live. “Listen. And understand. That terminator is out there. It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely... 

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade You have chosen… wisely 1912. Utah. A band of grave robbers has just discovered the Cross of Coronado, a priceless Spanish artifact. The leader of this gang of treasure hunters wears a dusty... 

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Fortune and glory, kid. With “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” Steven Spielberg made an unyielding, uncontrollable, action adventure flick that never slows down for a second. It isn’t... 

Raiders of the Lost Ark The return of the great adventure 1936. Peru. Archaeologist and seeker of adventure Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) has spent his entire life in pursuit of ancient relics. When we first meet him, hacking his... 

Alien 3 The Bitch Is Back After James Cameron’s 1986 action/adventure epic, “Aliens,” director David Fincher aimed to take the “Alien” franchise back to its horror roots with 1992’s “Alien 3,” starring Sigourney Weaver... 

“Aliens” This time it’s war Stop your grinnin’ and drop your linen! “Aliens” continues the story of Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), sole survivor of the space freighter Nostromo, who is rescued and revived after drifting... 

Hi, I’m Adam Frazier and this is the Retroactive Review, a new feature that takes a look back on some of the film industry’s most prominent films. I’ve been a film critic for a few years now, and while I’ve covered several...