Reflections of a Favourite Childhood Movie

gooniesThe Goonies:  Join the Adventure
Written by L.C.

Experiencing the 1980s as an elementary-age child, I was not alone in wanting to be a Goonie.  Many of us did.  The first time I saw the film, I was 9 and a friend had just got the movie on VHS which was cool then.  It was a rainy day and – because there just wasn’t anything else to do – we watched.  And I was mesmerized.

The Goonies is a thrill and a half.  A group of children find a forgotten map and some clues, and set out on a treasure hunt in hopes of finding riches – the means to save their small seaside neighbourhood – from land developers.

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