Pull your short-shorts up tight, because tomorrow marks the launch of Alamo Drafthouse's Summer of 1982: a series celebrating "the greatest summer of movies... ever" by screening 20 canonized blockbusters and should-be-canonized cult classics on the weekends of their original releases. See how well you know the lineup by taking this quiz, and click through on each question to see if you've got The Right Stuff (not an answer, because it came out in '83):
These days, Tim "I'm the half-brother of the dad from Eight is Enough" Van Patten directs bloody HBO shows like Boardwalk Empire and Game of Thrones. In what dystopian high school flick did he play a drug-lovin' teen whose viciousness makes Joffrey look like an undernourished Teletubby?
When you say "Hey, jerk off, quit sucking away my vital essence!", you are referencing what cinematic masterpiece?
Thankfully David Lynch turned down this film, or one of the best topless fantasy scenes of all time would've been ruined by a midget or severed ear.
This totally philosophical fantasy adventure definitively answers the question "What is best in life?" (shockingly, the answer isn't "watching this sweet-ass movie").
Published: May 10, 2012 at 4:00am EDT
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