We’re just learning this morning that famed actor, playwright and director Sam Shepard died last Thursday at the age of 73 due to complications of ALS. Best known to movie audiences for his portrayal of Chuck Yeager in The Right…Read more →
Monthly Archives: July 2017
Poll: What’s Your Favorite American Cop Show?
From Dragnet to Hill Street Blues, Barney Miller to NYPD Blue and beyond, cop shows have been a staple of American television for decades. For this week’s poll we want you to vote for your favorite program featuring law enforcement…Read more →
Create-A-Caption: Little Shop of Horrors
As we quietly hope that the proposed remake goes away, our thoughts turn to the excellent 1986 version of Little Shop of Horrors. Proving just how multi-talented he truly is, director Frank Oz transformed the Off-Broadway musical (itself based on…Read more →
What Was The First Movie You Ever Rented from a Video Store?
The first time I ever heard of a video club I was standing with my parents at a local shopping mall. It was the summer of 1982, and while taking my siblings and I shopping they mentioned that on the…Read more →
Great Sitcom Moments: Reverend Jim’s Driving Test on “Taxi”
On September 25, 1979, the funniest moment in television history occurred when the Taxi episode “Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey” aired. Don’t try to debate me on this issue, as you will never convince me otherwise. Some context: Christopher Lloyd…Read more →
Happy 70th Birthday to Arnold Schwarzenegger!
Bodybuilder. Actor. Pop culture icon. Politician. Philanthropist. Arnold Schwarzenegger has done it all. The closest thing the entertainment industry — if not the world in general — has to a living, breathing superhero, Schwarzenegger has enchanted millions across the globe…Read more →
Movie Trailer of the Day: The Karate Kid
Everybody, sing along, “You’re the best…around! Nothing’s gonna ever keep you down! You’re the best…around!” The original 1984 version of The Karate Kid is not only a pop culture touchstone for anyone who grew up in the 1980s, but also…Read more →
Billy Jack Is Back In a New Collection
One of this week’s most exciting new releases is Billy Jack: The Complete Collection. The four movies in the Billy Jack saga are among the most beloved action/drama films of all time, and now they are available in a new…Read more →
“Ghost in the Shell” And The Latest DVD/Blu-Ray New Releases
Science fiction! Family films! Thrillers! Classics! This week’s new releases will send your July off in a blaze of cinematic glory. There’s something for everyone now available, and we think you’ll enjoy this latest rundown of titles that are now…Read more →
Celebrating the Legacy of “B” Movie Auteur Hugo Haas
“B” movie fans remember Hugo Haas? A writer, director, actor, Hass’ movies were know for the Blond Bombshell in distress. His ultimate claim to fame could be a nomination from the Writers Guild of America for “Best Low-Budget Screenplay” for his 1951 film Pickup. Rick29 takes a look at his career.Read more →