Record City

I kind of miss the days of the record store. Sure, some say vinyl is making a bit of a comeback, but it’s not the same. There was something cool about heading down to the record shop and flipping through the albums…taking in all the cover art (much better in the larger format, I must…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 8: Streets of Fire

Episode 8 of the Forgotten Filmcast is going to take you to “another time, another place” as Shawn Robare from Branded in the 80’s joins Todd to talk about Walter Hill’s 1984 rock ‘n’ roll fable “Streets of Fire.” After you’ve listened to the show, be sure to send us your comments and feedback (forgottenfilmcast@gmail.com)…

Transylvania 6-5000

I remember very clearly seeing Leonard Maltin review the film “Transylvania 6-5000” on Entertainment Tonight when it was released in 1985.  Maltin sat staring at the camera, bopping his head as the tune “Pennsylvania 6-5000” played.  The song reached the point where the group of voices substituted the words “Transylvania 6-5000” for the usual phrase…then…