The Phantom

Warner Brothers hit it in big in the summer of 1989 with Tim Burton’s “Batman.” Superheroes were big box office again and every studio in Hollywood wanted in on the action. Problem was, there weren’t enough heroes available. Warner Brothers controlled all the DC heroes, and other than Batman, they weren’t doing much with them.…

Critters

When you end up with a hit movie, chances are good that someone is going to try and copy your success.  After Jaws made you afraid to go into the ocean there came Piranha, Tentacles, and Orca: The Killer Whale.  So…after Joe Dante’s Gremlins was a hit in the summer of 1985, we saw a…