buck rogers in the 25th century

One of the many movies Tom and I saw during his childhood was Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, which was released in 1979. Although it showed as a feature film in movie theaters, it actually was a pilot for a TV series, which started soon after the pilot was released and ran for several […]

raiders of the lost ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark (released in 1981)  is an action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by George Lucas, and starring Harrison Ford. In the film, Indiana Jones (Ford) fights a group of Nazis who are searching for the Ark of the Covenant which Adolf Hitler believes will make their army invincible.  Tom loved this movie, and he described it as his favorite of […]