Hands of the Ripper

Britain’s Hammer Studios may have been known for their films featuring the classic movie monsters like Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, and others. But for today’s film, they took their inspiration from a real life monster...Jack the Ripper. Apparently that killer instinct is passed down in the Ripper family, as evidenced by 1971’s “Hands of the... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Evil

Ok, here’s a question you might find on a Trivial Pursuit game card someday...Who was Fonzie’s color-coordinated girlfriend on Happy Days? Answer: Pinky Tuscadero! Played by Roz Kelly, she was the sexy demolition derby driver who won the Fonz’s heart. I was about a half-hour into today’s movie when I realized that the film’s leading... Continue Reading →

Munster Go Home

As a kid, I think one of my first encounters with the classic movie monsters like Frankenstein and Dracula was through a classic TV sitcom... “The Munsters.” The show originally aired from 1964-1966, but those two seasons were staples of the world of UHF syndication throughout the 70’s and 80’s. For those of you who... Continue Reading →


I think the first time I ever saw Grace Jones was when I saw the trailer for “Conan the Destroyer” at the movie theater one day. No joke, it was a little scary. I’m sure I’m not the only one out there who has felt that way. So, I guess it makes sense that someone... Continue Reading →

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