Mortuary

When I was a kid, one of the movie theaters I frequented would do a slideshow before the movie started. The slides would alternate between ads for upcoming movies and pictures of popcorn and soda pop. One of the movie ads that was burned in my mind featured the image of a gravestone with a…

The House Where Evil Dwells

Who doesn’t love samurai movies? Well, I suppose there are some who don’t love samurai movies. Well, who doesn’t love horror movies? Okay, there are quite a few people who aren’t fond of those either. However, if you are one of those people who love both samurai movies AND horror movies, you’re in luck. Today…

Starchaser: The Legend of Orin

You can’t really blame any film producers of the 80’s for trying to copy Star Wars. Lucas’ galaxy far far away was a success of never-before-seen proportions. To get just a fraction of that kind of return would be well worth a few verbal jabs claiming you to be a ripoff artist. Eight years after…

The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak

Though she appeared in a number of films throughout the 80’s, Tawny Kitaen will always be known, first and foremost, for one thing: dancing on the hood of a car in that Whitesnake video.  Like Phoebe Cates emerging from the swimming pool, it’s one of the most iconic pop culture images of the decade.  The…