Loose Cannons

The evolution of the buddy cop film is an unusual thing. They began pretty straightforward…one’s a young guy, one’s an old guy. Perhaps it’s one’s a black guy, one’s a white guy. Before you knew it we had one is an alien and one is a human or one’s Whoopi Goldberg and one is a…

Doctor Detroit

For me two of the quintessential 80’s films are The Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters. Both starred, and were in part written by, Dan Aykroyd. Aykroyd was on quite a roll in the 80’s. In addition to these classics he also appeared in other hits like Trading Places and Spies Like Us. There were a few…

Into the Night

I’ve always been a fan of John Landis’ films. He’s directed a number of classics including Animal House, The Blues Brothers, and An American Werewolf in London. The director is also known for occasionally giving cameos to other filmmakers. You can usually find a few peppered throughout most of his movies, but one of his…

Mr. Mike’s Mondo Video

Who would’ve though in 1975 when “Saturday Night Live” debuted that it would still be on the air 37 years later? It’s come pretty close to getting cancelled from time to time, but yet the show has endured. One of the show’s original writer’s was Michael O’Donoghue…he even appeared in the show’s debut skit as…