King Solomon’s Mines

Back in the days of VHS, I taped tons of movies off of television. My mom, on the other hand, did not. There was one big exception, though. I remember her taping the miniseries The Thorn Birds. That thing took up like three tapes in our collection! To a teenage movie freak, that felt like…

Johnny Be Good

When talking about The Breakfast Club, the subject of which of the five teens we most closely identified with often comes up. I was definitely closest to the Anthony Michael Hall character. He was pretty much the resident geek of the brat pack in the 80’s, which made it more than a bit surprising when…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 93: Winter Kills

The Forgotten Filmcast is finally back after a few weeks off.  This time Todd is joined by Mario Brown from Two Dollar Cinema to look at a film that weaves a twisted tale of trying to track down presidential assassins.  It’s 1979’s Winter Kills. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Two Dollar…

Walt Sent Me Episode 79: Popeye

The new episode of Walt Sent Me is here! This time, Todd and Kristen discuss a film that many don’t realize is a Disney film. It was actually a co-production between Disney and Paramount…the 1980 Robert Altman film Popeye. They also look at the 1939 Donald Duck short Sea Scouts. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic…

Shag

1985 was one of low points in Saturday Night Live history. It was the year Lorne Michaels returned to the show after being away for several seasons. For some reason, instead of bringing in a bunch of young comedians, most of the cast was filled with established film actors, both young and old. This is…

Walt Sent Me Episode 78: The Lion King

On the new episode of Walt Sent Me, Kristen and Todd are joined by JD Duran from the In Session Film Podcast to discuss the 1994 Disney animated classic The Lion King. They also look at the 1950 Donald Duck short Lion Around. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen

Forgotten Filmcast Ep 92: Wild Thing

We visit the urban jungle on the next episode of the Forgotten Filmcast for a film that borrows heavily from the Tarzan legend. Todd is joined by Rik Morgan and Danny Bennett from the Hail Ming Power Hour to discuss a 1987 film written by John Sayles, Wild Thing. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your…