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Some cities just have all the fun when it comes to giant monster attacks. You’d think Tokyo has the corner on the market, but New York has certainly dealt with their share of giant creatures, too. I guess after King Kong, New Yorkers can handle anything. But Kong was like a girl scout compared to…

Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title

I never really experienced much of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” until my adult years.  Oh, it was on all the time when I was a kid…WGN Chicago, 6pm if I remember correctly.  But that was dinner time, which meant the TV was out of view.  But I do remember often tuning in long enough…

It’s a Bikini World

I admit to having a bit of a soft spot for AIP’s beach party movies. Frankie & Annette…the villainous Eric Von Zipper…it’s goofy fun! Their success led to many copycats, and eventually this film. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the final nail in the coffin of the beach party genre…1967’s “It’s a Bikini World.”…

Innocent Blood

One of the things I love to look for in movies is the hidden jokes.  You know, director signatures or cameos, or perhaps some sort of nod to one the filmmakers’ previous films.  One of the king’s in this department is John Landis.  There are always little goodies to look for in his movies.  I’ve…