The ‘Ugly Girl In Glasses’ movie cliché. Glasses on a woman in a movie equals her being unattractive. Movie logic determines she’s in desperate need of a makeover and to lose her frames in order to get any man’s attentnion – no matter how plainly gorgeous she is in reality
A review of the 1969 western comedy Sam Whiskey, starring Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, Ozzie Davis, Clint Walker and William Schallert
The crowd pleasing action flick Speed with Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock on a bus that must keep racing 50 mph or it will explode thanks to Dennis Hopper
A review of the 1993 thriller Mother’s Boys starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Peter Gallagher, Joanne-Whalley-Kilmer and Vanessa Redgrave, about a crazy psycho mother
A review of the 2014 documentary Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films that details the history and success of the independent film company that specialized in making cheap schlock movies and cousins Menaham Golan and Yoram Globus that ran it
It has been announced the release date of Bond 25 has been pushed back again. Now it’s no longer Valentine’s Day 2020, Bond will return April 8, 2020
Bond 25 is a year away. Next Valentine’s Day 007 fans will get to see the return of James Bond, but for now I reflect and speculate on what’s been happening with 007
A review of the 1989 comedy Who’s Harry Crumb? starring John Candy, Jeffrey Jones, Annie Potts, Barry Corbin, Tim Thomerson and Shawnee Smith
The life of iconic movie star Humphrey Bogart is given the bio-pic treatment, in the shoddy, unremarkable 1980 tv movie Bogie.
Dolph Lundgren stars as Marvel Comics’ most famous anti-heroes – The Punisher! I take a look at the 1989 action film, also starring Louis Gossett Jr., Jeroen Krabbe and Kim Miyori
A new sequel to the original Ghostbusters is on its way. But the folks behind Paul Feig’s 2016 remake aren’t too happy about it.
A con artist couple put the squeeze on a lowly banker in Fritz Lang’s 1945 film noir Scarlett Street, starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennet and Dan Duryea.
Rebecca De Mornay is the nanny from hell who sets out to destroy Annabella Sciorra’s life in the 1992 thriller The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, directed by Curtis Hanson.
Eddie Murphy is ‘the Chosen One’ who must rescue a kidnapped mystical boy from evil Charles Dance. Can Murphy’s wise ass skeptical attitude be the thing that saves humanity? It’s the 1986 comedy The Golden Child.
Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2017) – A Review
The 2017 fan funded documentary Power of Greyskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe that covers the history of the toy line, the cartoon, the feature film and the legacy of the brand.
The ambitious 1976 television movie Helter Skelter, based on Vincent Bugliosi’s book about the murders committed by Charles Manson and his followers. The film recounts the investigation and trial of one of the most gruesome crimes ever committed.
Donald Sutherland stars as a deadly Nazi spy during WWII who hides out on a remote island with a family who are unaware of the danger he poses in the 1981 WWII thriller Eye of the Needle. Also starring Kate Nelligan, Christopher Cazenove and Ian Bannen
A group of terrorists take control of a crowded soccer stadium and only Dave Bautista can stop them and save the day in the 2018 action movie Final Score. It’s Die Hard in a soccer stadium! Also starring Ray Stevenson and Pierce Brosnan.
H.G. Welles time travels to 1979 San Francisco to stop Jack the Ripper. Between trying to catch the notorious killer Welles also falls for a modern day woman in the 1979 film Time After Time starring Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen and David Warner.