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…

The Rosebud Beach Hotel

Like many people in the early 80’s, I first came to know of this actor named Tom Hanks from his role on the short-lived sitcom Bosom Buddies. He co-starred with Peter Scolari as a couple of advertising guys who pose as women to get cheap rent at a women only apartment building. The show only…

Gorp

You know what they say, “all good things must come to an end.”  In 1980, such was the case for American International Pictures.  They had brought so much B-movie goodness to the screen.  The Frankie and Annette beach party flicks…that was AIP.  Roger Corman’s Edgar Allen Poe films…AIP again.  Today’s film is the last film…

The Hollywood Knights

There are few things that so consistently ruin the movie-watching experience for me quite like the presence of Robert Wuhl. It’s nothing personal, I just don’t care for the guy. His ridiculous smirk and constant mugging for the camera, as if to say, “look at me, I’m in a movie,” always seems out-of-place. I can…