Under the Rainbow

One of Hollywood’s most persistent legends is the tale of the trashing of the Culver Hotel at the hands of the Munchkins. Rumor has it that during the production of “The Wizard of Oz,” the Munchkins would spend their nights at the hotel engaged in wild drunken parties. Some versions of the legend replace the…

Critters

When you end up with a hit movie, chances are good that someone is going to try and copy your success.  After Jaws made you afraid to go into the ocean there came Piranha, Tentacles, and Orca: The Killer Whale.  So…after Joe Dante’s Gremlins was a hit in the summer of 1985, we saw a…