Trading Places (1983) by Confessions of a Geek Mind – Ultimate 80s blogathon:


Hey gang! The Geek took part in an 80s blogathon, a joint collaboration by Drew at Drew’s Movie Reviews and Kim from Tranquil Dreams. Since I was born in the 80s, I consider this my element!

The task was very simple – what’s my favourite 80s movie? I could have gone for any of the popular choices but I have a special place in my heart for Trading Places. So head over to Drew’s Movie reviews to catch my post.

As always Drew, thanks for the continued support. It was fun to take part. Must return the favour!

Drew's Movie Reviews

Today’s Ultimate 80s review is brought to you by The Geek from Confessions From a Geek Mind.  The Geek has so many awesome movie reviews worth checking out, as well as movie quotes, lists, and other great posts on her site. After finishing her blogathon entry here, go check out the rest of her stuff over there. Now on to what you came here for! The Geek’s review of Trading Places.

Trading Places movie poster

“That’s called the “quart of blood” technique. You do that, a quart of blood will drop out of a man’s body.” – Billy Ray Valentine

This review could have been an easy task. I could have easily picked fan favourites such as Back to the Future, Raiders of the Lost Ark or even Die Hard. Yet when I think of 80s films, there’s always one that I constantly return to. In fact, every year at Christmas I…

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Author: Kelechi Ehenulo

Kelechi Ehenulo is the creator and writer of Confessions From A Geek Mind, an analytical film and TV blog. As a freelance film critic, her work can be found on Set The Tape - an independent pop culture website, VultureHound Magazine and podcasts such as The X-Cast, Close Encounters of the Film Kind, The Movie Palace Pod and The Tales We Tell podcast. She thinks Batman: The Animated Series is the best cartoon ever (and that is not up for debate) and loves science-fiction, LEGO and Tottenham Hotspur.

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