Don’t show him your bicycle.
The Goonies is getting a remake—sort of.
The 23-year-old Brit may have mixed up Portland and Astoria during a bit of onstage banter, but the rest of his show was decidedly on-point.
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Astoria was a home to the Goonies even before the movie was filmed. Oregon’s greatest achievement in beach towns is—as the locals will tell you—a “quaint drinking village with a fishin,Culture Features
This will be what most people who came down to Astoria for Goonies are actually excited about doing: touring the spots where The Goonies happened.
An oral history of The Goonies in Astoria.
Astoria ain’t just The Goonies. The little coastal town has a bizarrely huge footprint in popcorn moviedom; There are more big-name films shot in Astoria than in Portland. “The town burned d,Culture Features
The Goonies weren’t good enough for Cyndi Lauper. Oh, sure, she’s on record stating the opposite. But for the better part of 30 years, the iconic, baby-voiced singer of “Girls Just Want to,Culture Features