Second Time Lucky

The struggle between good and evil…it’s been a classic theme in movies since the beginning. Of course, the ultimate expression of this battle is when you have God in one corner and the Devil himself in the other. The two have been duking it out since day one, after all. Our film today, though, imagines…

The Big Bus

In the 70’s disaster films were big box office. By 1980 the genre was ripe for parody which led to the Zucker/Abrahams/Zucker hit Airplane! However, four years earlier there was another film that was not a success but which skewered the disaster genre with a comedic style similar to that which the ZAZ team would…

Record City

I kind of miss the days of the record store. Sure, some say vinyl is making a bit of a comeback, but it’s not the same. There was something cool about heading down to the record shop and flipping through the albums…taking in all the cover art (much better in the larger format, I must…

Crystal Heart

Once upon a time there was a cable channel called MTV that played music videos. Hard to believe, isn’t it? In this world of music videos, a young actress/model named Tawny Kitaen became a star on the channel. She wasn’t a singer or even a VeeJay…she was the girl who wore a white negligee and…