Youngblood

Sports was never my thing. I played a little bit of soccer as a kid and a lot of baseball in the cul-de-sac at the end of the street, but I can’t say I was ever any good. Hockey was certainly never a game that was in my wheelhouse. Sure we played it in gym…

The Ultimate Warrior

It’s time for a trip into the far off future. We’ll visit a post-apocalyptic world where a few beleaguered survivors eek out an existence in the ruins of New York City. Yes, film fans, this is what awaits us in the year…2012!! Okay, so when the date appeared on the screen I couldn’t help but…

Kill and Kill Again

Today it’s time for a return to the world of martial arts cinema. Specifically, the martial arts cinema of South Africa. Yes, you read that correctly. The film even opens with a sequence filmed at Sun City, as in “I-I-I-I ain’t gonna play Sun City.” Following up his 1976 film Kill or be Killed, James…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 99: Corvette Summer

For the 99th episode of the Forgotten Filmcast Todd is joined by Brandon Peters from Cult Cinema Cavalcade to talk about that other Mark Hamill movie, 1978’s Corvette Summer. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Cult Cinema Cavalcade Brandon on Twitter Movies discussed: Corvette Summer Lady Bird Eat My Dust

Matilda

I know that to many kids of the 90’s the 1996 film Matilda is considered a classic. Personally, I haven’t seen it. Hey, I was 25 in ‘96, I wasn’t exactly the target audience. I’ll get to it eventually, however, I have seen the other film with the same name. Yes indeed movie fans, in…

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 98: Phase IV

For our second Halloween episode this year, Todd is joined by Will Slater of Exploding Helicopter to discuss a sci-fi horror film from 1974. Get ready for the deadly ants of Phase IV. Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Exploding Helicopter Will on Twitter Movies Discussed: Phase IV No Blade of Grass…

Victims!

There are low-budget films, and then there are really low-budget films, and then there are ultra low-budget films. Today we are heading to that furthest end of the spectrum for another case of someone who just had this strong urge to make a movie. Writer/director Jeff Hathcock used his vacation time from Knottsberry Farm to…