There is something about The Brain that is distinctly Cronenberg.
That may seem like a lofty comparison, and you would be right in thinking so, but with its drab palettes and grungy, low-key feel, early works like Shivers and Rabid immediately spring to mind. Whether those similarities are intentional is unclear, but what […]
If the grind-house laid their claim back in the 70s, Cannon Films had theirs in the mid-80s with the VHS era.
Not so much a film company at that point, but rather a genre unto themselves. Aerobic-instructor ninjas, Vietnamese prison camps, inner-city gangs, vigilantes, breakdance battles, arm wrestling, excessive rape, Chuck Norris, 357 Magnums,and Superman questing for peace, these are just a few of the things that come to mind when the name Cannon Films pops up. They spit out classics faster than the bullets from a Charles Bronson hand cannon […]
‘He’s Hurt Me Doc!’….. ‘Join the Nintendo Fun Club Today Mac.’
Doc really didn’t seem to know what he was doing when it came to coaching and training beyond late night jogs in lower Manhattan, and providing sometimes useful advice between rounds. He probably also should have been reprimanded for putting a tiny 17 year old boxer up against grown men twice his age and weight […]