What's more traumatizing for a teenage boy than having to pack up his life and move to a new town with his brother and newly divorced mom? Nothing, other than the local gang initiation. Which, in Santa Carla, may just involve dropping from a train overpass, racing motorcycles near the cliff, and drinking blood instead of wine. Though we’ve been engulfed in some, dare I say toothless vampire entertainment in the last few decades, this 80’s flick was one of the earliest movies to update the centuries-old story of fanged immortals lusting for blood in the night for the high school set. So grab your Vampire comics, call the Frog brothers, and put on your garlic t-shirt as Tim Williams and guest co-host, Tyra Williams, discuss “The Lost Boys” from 1987 on this episode of the 80’s Flick Flashback Podcast!
Here are some additional behind the scenes trivia we were unable to cover in this episode:
Wikipedia, IMDB, Rotten Tomatoes, Box Office Mojo
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