The Trip

Everybody knows Jack Nicholson as an Academy Award winning actor, but his talents aren’t just in front of the camera. He does have a handful of writing credits sprinkled throughout his career. One film that I always remember Nicholson had a hand in writing is Head…the 1968 film debut of the made-for-tv band The Monkees.…

My Science Project

1985 was the year of the teen-oriented science movies. Back to the Future was released that summer, but there were several more. In the month of August alone, three different science-themed comedies were released. The most famous is John Hughes’ Weird Science. The cult-classic of the group is Real Genius, which I highly recommend. Then…

The Glory Stompers

I have never had any ambition to ride a motorcycle. The only time I’ve actually ridden on one was the time I was in Indonesia. I was visiting a place where there were no cars, but most people got around on bikes or motorcycles. I had to ride on the back, no helmet, and the…

Queen of Blood

During last year’s Halloween series, I reviewed a film called “It! The Terror from Beyond Space.” Many point to this film as being a possible inspiration for Ridley Scott’s “Alien.” Today’s film is another which could’ve served as somewhat of an inspiration for that film. It was released in 1966 on a double bill with…