The Coca-Cola Kid

Product placement in movies can be a big deal, and it often draws complaints from viewers. When Back to the Future Part II was released in 1989, there was a lot whining about all the products that were prominently featured, although I always thought it was completely appropriate to see future versions of companies like…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 124: Real Life

The Forgotten Filmcast is back! On this episode, Todd is joined by Jay Cluitt from Life vs Film to discuss Albert Brooks’ 1979 directing debut, Real Life. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Life vs Film Large Association of Movie Blogs Jay on Twitter Films Discussed: Real Life Small Town Hero And…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 123: Gymkata

For the latest episode of the Forgotten Filmcast, Ricky Morgan from the Hail Ming Power Hour stops by to discuss one of the most unusual martial arts films of the 80’s.  From the director of Enter the Dragon, it’s Gymkata. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Hail Ming Power Hour Ricky on…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 122: The Silent Partner

After a bit of an unplanned hiatus, the Forgotten Filmcast is back! This time, Todd is joined by Howard Casner from Rantings and Ravings to look at a 1978 thriller featuring a bank robbing Santa Claus. Elliott Gould and Christopher Plummer star in The Silent Partner. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes:…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 121: Raise the Titanic

On the new episode of the Forgotten Filmcast, Simon Appleton from Moustache Movie News stops by to talk about a notorious bomb from 1980…Raise the Titanic. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Moustache Movie News Simon on Twitter Movies Discussed: Raise the Titanic Shock and Awe Dune Music: “Protofunk” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)…

The Cry Baby Killer

The Cry Baby Killer, released in 1958, is one of those films that is mentioned from time to time but that very few people have actually seen. It has one big claim to fame, it is the film debut of one Jack Nicholson. We always say that everyone has to start somewhere, but in this…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 120: 1990: The Bronx Warriors

The new episode of the Forgotten Filmcast takes us into the future, which is actually now the past. Dan Heaton from Tomorrow Society joins Todd to look at the 1982 film 1990: The Bronx Warriors. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Tomorrow Society Dan on Twitter Movies Discusses: 1990: The Bronx Warriors…