The Organization

There have been a few famous Best Picture Oscar winners that have gotten sequels. Films like The Silence of the Lambs, The Godfather, and Rocky come to mind. Often forgotten, though, are the two follow ups to 1967’s Best Picture, In The Heat of the Night. In both cases, Sidney Poitier returned to play the…

Avenging Angel

Back in the 80’s, you always knew you were in for something unique when you saw that logo for New World Pictures. The company started by Roger Corman had a unique batch of films during my teenage years, and they were quick to jump on any opportunity to do a sequel to one of their…

Smokey and the Bandit Part 3

Smokey and the Bandit Part 3 already has a strike against it as soon as the title hits the screen. It commits what I consider a cardinal sin when it comes to movie sequels…it switches the numerals. 1980’s Smokey and the Bandit Part II utilizes roman numerals to indicate it being the second chapter in…

Forgotten Sequels Series

I know I’ve been a bit behind on the reviews here lately. I have been working on some things, though. In fact, I’ve been working on some themed series that should be a lot of fun. Today we begin with a series devoted to Forgotten Sequels. There are many films which had sequels that, well,…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 105: An Enemy of the People

On the new episode of the Forgotten Filmcast, Todd is joined by Richard Winters from Scopophilia to discuss Steven McQueen in a very un-Steve McQueen film, 1978’s An Enemy of the People. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Scopophila Richard on Twitter Movies Discussed: An Enemy of the People Ironweed Shogun Assassin…