Where the Boys Are

I’ve got a bit of a soft spot for the beach party movies of the 60’s. They’re just silly, good-natured fun. The most memorable films of the genre are the ones starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello that were released by AIP, but one of the earliest beach romps of the 60’s came a few…

Million Dollar Mystery

Two important names in the history of animation are Dave and Max Fleischer of the Fleischer Brothers Studio. They brought to the screen classic short films starring the likes of Betty Boop, Koko the Clown and Popeye. But the Fleischer film legacy doesn’t stop with animation. Max’s son, Richard Fleischer, went on to become a…