A history lesson on our nerd forefathers.
Revenge of the Nerds
Catch Footloose and The Breakfast Club during IFC’s ’80s Weekend.
Catch an all day American Pie movie marathon Monday, March 21st on IFC.
Party on with the Benders season finale tonight at 10P ET/PT.
By Andy Hunsaker It’s the great comedy dynamic – groups of uptight, hoity-toity, nose-in-the-air snobs against groups of down-to-earth, slovenly fun-seeking slobs. The haughty vs. the naughty is a genre unto itself. It had its heyday in the late 70s and throughout the 80s, but it’s hardly a dead notion, since all the kids who […]
“Revenge of the Nerds,” that significant 80s cultural artifact, was a genuinely prophetic film. At the time of its release in 1984 it was morning in America and a muscular foreign policy against the then-Soviet Union nudged popular culture to valorize brawn and social ease and raw good looks. Introspection and lusting in one’s heart […]
It’s the last week of August, and the class of 2013 is either getting ready to or in the process of moving into their dorms in preparation for their first year of college. But if their ideas about what college life is going to be like are based on films set there, they’re probably going […]