Throwback Thursday
 
 
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Krull” (1983)

I have a shameful confession to make. Before today, I had never seen Krull. For someone who grew up obsessed with all things fantasy and sci-fi, it hurts to admit that I never watched one of the more widely celebrated films to ...
 
5.5
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Solo” (1996)

The 90s were full of sci-fi, action flicks having to do with cyborg soldiers. Obviously, movies like Terminator and Universal soldier come to mind, but dig deeper and you will find many more, less celebrated robo-warrior movies...
 
5.0
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “The Roaring Twenties”

At the end of World War I, America entered an era of violence that was brought on by economic collapse and the enactment of prohibition. Millions of people lost their livelihoods and their homes, and were not allowed (legally a...
 
8.5

 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “When a Stranger Calls” (1979)

Back in 2014, I had the pleasure of meeting, and chatting with, Fred Walton. I knew him as the director of a couple of all time horror classics, but what I didn’t know was that he lived a quiet, coffee-centered existence ...
 
7.0
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking” (1988)

  If you grew up in the 80s, chances are you rented a lot of movies. The decade was chock full of great kid/family flicks that had me and my friends scanning the walls of the local Blockbuster Video, every weekend, for som...
 
5.8
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday: “The Indian In the Cupboard” (1995)

There are movies that, no matter how strong of an argument you have, I will never admit are actually terrible. Why? Because I watched them as an impressionable kid and they hold a special place in my heart. When I saw a list th...
 
4.8

 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation” Is Pure, 90s Animated fun

  The 90s were absolutely packed with quality, afternoon cartoons. Not a day went by, without my brothers and I coming home from school, grabbing a snack, and flipping on the TV to watch one of the many hilarious adventure...
 
8.0
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Predator” (1987)

  When I think of 80s movies, I think mostly of three genres: horror, action, and sci-fi. These three genres dominated the decade of excess with an over-the-top amount of violence, blood, and larger than life characters an...
 
7.5
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Die Hard” (1988)

  At a time when big blockbuster action movies were exploding onto the big screen faster than machine-gun fire, “Die Hard” emerged as one of the very best of its kind. It was a huge success both critically and ...
 
8.5

 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Silent Night, Deadly Night” (1984)

  I love movie lists, and naturally, my favorite of these tend to arise from my genre of choice, Horror. Recently I happened upon a list in which Horror movie expert Mark H Harris offered up his opinions regarding the top ...
 
6.3