Kansas City Bomber

I’ve never been able to understand the sport of roller derby. As a kid in the 70’s I remember it being a pretty big deal, but it never made sense. I just remember people in short shorts skating around in circles and occasionally feeding each other their fists. Even the 2009 film Whip It did…

Seven Minutes in Heaven

It is well documented that back in the 80’s my teenage heart belonged to Jennifer Connelly. Starting with Labyrinth I was smitten with her. I mean, cute girl hanging out with a bunch of Muppets, what’s not to love about that!? However, her adventure with the gang from the Creature Shop was not her first…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 29: Dreamscape

Just last week we celebrated the 30th anniversary of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, well this time on the Forgotten Filmcast we’re looking at the other film that co-starred Kate Capshaw from that year…which also happened to featured a scene of someone’s still beating heart being ripped from their chest. Yuck! It’s the…

Temple of Doom Anniversary Posts

Here at Forgotten Films I focus on the movies that time forgot, but my interest in movies goes way beyond the forgotten. It’s a great thrill for me to write for a few other sites from time to time. Today I want to point you to two other sites. Today, May 23, is the 30th…

Canon City

Here in Colorado we have a town called Canon City (that’s pronounced Canyon). It’s primarily known for two things. First is the Royal Gorge, a very narrow and steep canyon formed by the Arkansas River. A suspension bridge crosses it which really serves no other purpose than to be a tourist attraction. It was the…

Walt Sent Me Ep 6: Clerks

Not all Disney films are family friendly. On episode 6 of Walt Sent Me Kristen and Todd learn that big time as they look at a film from Disney’s Miramax days…Kevin Smith’s 1994 debut, Clerks. Also on tap this time is the 1953 animated short Toot, Whistle, Plunk & Boom. Be sure to sent us…