Archives for Pat Thrall

From the Stereo to Your Screen: Dan Aykroyd & Tom Hanks and Dragnet

“City of Crime,” by Dan Aykroyd & Tom Hanks, from Dragnet There’s a very short list of things I miss about the movies of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. For the most part, it was a pretty transitory period for the sort of movies I like. Even given the fact that I was a kid at the time, the rose-colored glasses of nostalgia can only do so much to influence my opinions on the actual quality of things like Best of the Best or Judgment Night.     Still, there was a wonderful trend at the time to include
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