Category Archives: 1980’s

Episode 91 – Escape From New York (1981)

Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen. This week I will be reviewing a favorite of mine, Carpenter’s Escape From New York. Call me Snake.

Episode 89 – Highlander (1986)

Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen. This week i’ll be taking my usual close look at the 1986 fantasy film Highlander. In regards to this franchise, “Why can’t there be only one?”

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Episode 84 – The Abyss (1989)


Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen! This week I’ll be taking a look at James Cameron’s 1989 underwater epic, The Abyss.

Episode 67 – Batman (1989)


Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen!  This week is the first of a two-week thematic leadup to the upcoming release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.  I covered Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy last year, and now I’ve decided to have a look at Burton’s film, followed next week by an Original v Remake of Superman.

Episode 56 – Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

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Happy New Year from Sci Fi Onscreen!  As my first film of 2016, I’ll be taking a close look at Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.

Episode 50 – The Thing (1982)


Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen!  This week’s episode is being broadcast live from U.S. Outpost 31, where not everyone is as they seem…


Episode 49 – Conan the Barbarian: Original vs. Remake (1982/2011)

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Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen!  This week, i’ll be comparing the two Conan the Barbarian films to see which one is worthy of Crom!


Episode 46 – Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)


Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen, and Happy Halloween to everyone!  This week, I’m taking  a close look at the Carpenter-produced third sequel to his classic Halloween; It’s a cult-favorite of mine.  Sponsored by Silver Shamrock, of course (“don’t forget about the big giveaway at nine!”).


Episode 45 – Return of the Jedi (1983)


Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen!  As we draw nearer to “12/18/15,” I aim to finish up the rest of the Star Wars live action films.  Jedi completes the original trilogy.


Episode 44 – Back to the Future (1985)


Welcome back to another episode of Sci Fi Onscreen!  This week, it’s Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future!  Don’t be a slacker!  Download!