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Richard Donner Says a 'Goonies' Sequel Is Happening

It's been nearly 30 years since the '80s classic Goonies premiered, and director Richard Donner says he's now working on a sequel. When being annoyed by a TMZ photog last week about whether or not he plans to make another comic book movie, Donner gave a surprising response when he said "Uh, if you call Goonies a comic book. We're doing a sequel." Donner said that he hopes all of the main cast returns for the sequel, but he didn't give any details about whether they'd be reprising their roles or returning for cameo appearances. According to Variety, Goonies star Sean Astin said last year that he [...]

Watching The Goonies For the First Time

The 80s were a great time to be a kid. High-concept comedies and sci-fi movies, loud, parent-maddening music, classic video games and cable TV. Compared to other decades, kids’ entertainment was unabashedly childish, insane, colorful, loud and ridiculous. Now that plopping your kids in front of the TV for hours on end while you do something else is sort of frowned upon, children’s entertainment has been forced to appeal, with widely varying success, to parents as well as kids, spawning a tiny amount of the best entertainment in the industry (Pixar, I’m looking at you) and a truckload of the very worst (insert your favorite squeakuel here). Gone are [...]