California Dreaming

It was 1963 when American International Pictures first took us to the beach with Frankie and Annette in “Beach Party.” You had the surf, the sand, music and bikinis. It was a fun romp at the beach. My how things changed in a mere 16 years. That was when AIP unleashed a real downer of... Continue Reading →


1984 was a big year at the movies.  Among the classics released that year were “Ghostbusters,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” “The Karate Kid,” “Splash,” “Gremlins,” and “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.”  Those last two films, which were a bit too intense for their PG ratings, were also largely responsible for the creation of the... Continue Reading →

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