1984 was a tough year for video gaming releases.
For many of us it was just another year and the words “video”, “game” and “crash” were never uttered consecutively. There was still a plethora of Atari, Intellivision and Colecovision consoles and games available in toy stores across the United States, Europe and other parts of the world. The advent of home computer gaming was as mainstream as it had ever been […]
Die Hard with a Vengeance is something of a departure from the series, a sequel that would change the entire trajectory of the franchise.
In many ways, it is very much the same movie. Toying too heavily with characters we know and love is a surefire way to alienate yourself from fans of any franchise […]
You can’t keep the dead down for good.
In 1985, writer Dan O’Bannon put an interesting spin on the zombie genre with The Return of the Living Dead. Mixing humour with horror and adding a dash of punk to the film’s style and soundtrack, Return satirized the films of George A. Romero by insinuating that Night of the Living Dead was based on true events. It also proved to be a capable zombie picture in its own right […]