Loose Cannons

The evolution of the buddy cop film is an unusual thing. They began pretty straightforward…one’s a young guy, one’s an old guy. Perhaps it’s one’s a black guy, one’s a white guy. Before you knew it we had one is an alien and one is a human or one’s Whoopi Goldberg and one is a…

Goliath and the Dragon

Anyone who went to Sunday School when they were young knows the name Goliath. The story of how the young David defeats the evil Philistine giant is one that is often shared with kids. Though, it’s kind of a grisly story for kiddie fare. It’s got decapitation and everything! The bottom line, though, is that…

Some Kind of a Nut

There are certain celebrities who just always seem to have a wholesome image. I’d put Dick Van Dyke in that category; a guy known for squeaky clean sitcoms and family-friendly films. So, it’s a bit strange to see him as a character who does something controversial and bucks the system. I know your mind is…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 134: Jeremy

The new episode of the Forgotten Filmcast is here! This time, Todd is joined by Tony Cogan from Coog’s Reviews to discuss the 1973 film Jeremy, starring Robby Benson and Glynnis O’Connor. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Coog’s Reviews Tony on Twitter Movies Discussed: Jeremy The American Friend Nighthawks Music: “Protofunk”…

Supervan

In the mid 80’s, many suburban folks made the switch from station wagons to vans as the preferred method of family transportation. I remember my father doing all sorts of research before purchasing ours. Now, just a few years earlier van culture was something entirely different. Trust me, our family van wasn’t decked out with…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 133: Avanti!

On the latest episode of the Forgotten Filmcast, Todd is joined by William Garver from It Came from the Bottom Shelf to discuss the 1972 Billy Wilder comedy Avanti! Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: It Came from the Bottom Shelf Garv on Twitter Movies Discussed: Avanti! The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek…