Bomba, the Jungle Boy

Going all the way back to the silent era, Tarzan has been one of the most popular characters in film history. Heck, there’s a new Tarzan film coming out in just a few weeks. Of course, one of the most famous Tarzans was the one portrayed by Johnny Weismuller. Eventually, Weismuller’s Tarzan even had a…

The Party Crashers

In most juvenile delinquent films I’ve encountered, the parents are usually pretty run-of-the-mill.  They’re usually a bit strict, and perhaps not as tuned in to their troubled teens as they should be.  It certainly wasn’t the “everyone over 30 is stupid” type vibe that ruled the teen films of my era, the 80’s.  But in…