Movies On The Lawn: “The Goonies”

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Basically, a tweens’ treasure-hunt movie played at high volume, The Goonies belongs to a curious ’80s subgenre — adventure movies that also try to gross out their target audience. Paced like an Indiana Jones movie the flick takes in hyperactive Home Alone style-slapstick, gruesome Gremlins-style action and underground booby traps straight out of Indiana Jones …

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