Finding the afterlife totally non-heinous with “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey” and cursing the name of John Hughes and his wretched “Dutch.”
Summer Moviegoing Diaries
Swayze vs. Reeves in “Point Break,” all urban politics with “Boyz n the Hood,” and Harrison Ford forgets in “Regarding Henry.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger conquers the world with “Terminator 2” and the summer hits rock bottom with “Problem Child 2.”
Taking to the skies with a failed Disney superhero adventure and sharing some sniffles with Julia Roberts.
Christina Applegate buries her summer supervisor, Billy Crystal wraps a lasso around old age, and Spike Lee makes a black and white epic.
Protecting the night with “Darkman,” talking hard with “Pump Up the Volume,” and clowning around with the “Men at Work.”
Greeting demons all over again with “The Exorcist III,” and watching Martin and Moranis die and go to “My Blue Heaven.”
Talkin’ famous with the cowboys of “Young Guns II” and hitting the sweetest notes of the “Mo’ Better Blues.”
Facing a godless existence with “Problem Child” and setting lust sights to Greta Scacchi in “Presumed Innocent.”
Exploring afterlife yearn with “Ghost,” smoking and detecting with “The Adventures of Ford Fairlane,” and planning an escape from New York with “Quick Change.”
Saving the day with Bruce Willis in “Die Hard 2” and getting off that crazy thing called “Jetsons: The Movie”
Doing laps with Tom Cruise in “Days of Thunder” and experiencing the pain of the afterlife with Bill Cosby in “Ghost Dad.”
Eating after midnight with “Gremlins 2: The New Batch” and slipping on a yellow coat to protect the streets from danger with “Dick Tracy.”