In 1985, Steven Spielberg was at a new height in his career. He was not only a powerful director, but had started branching out in to producing very successful films as well. Enter The Goonies, reteaming him with Gremlins writer Chris Columbus and bringing on Superman director Richard Donner to tell the story of a group of outcast preteens on a treasure hunt with a family of criminals on their heels. The film would become a generational touchstone and would launch a plethora of careers in the decades to come. But does the film hold up or should it say “die”. MovieDude Eric, Kent, Chris and special guest Willie follow the clues to find out.
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