Almost thirty years have passed since the release of John Singleton’s controversial drama, and the movie has lost none of its power. In fact, it is hard to imagine a film of its nature existing in today’s censored climate […]
Samurai Cop is the movie Loaded Weapon 1 should have been.
It is so gloriously bad in its intricacies that spoof writers must have been fearing for their jobs, or at the very least taking notes. Some movies are so wonderfully irregular that it is impossible to convey their qualities in a way that befits them […]
The hardest movie to make is a sequel. First of all, if a sequel has been put into production in the first place it is because it’s predecessor struck a note with the movie-going public, and typically this is an indication that the movie was good, perhaps even great
For a brief period during the early 90’s I wanted desperately to be Vanilla Ice; all boys my age did.
I remember turning up to school discos wearing ridiculous baggy pants and brightly coloured sweatshirts, doing my utmost to imitate his bodacious dance moves while wondering just how he got his hair to stay like that […]
For visionary independent filmmakers the biggest drawback to making mainstream movies are the studio sacrifices.
Wes Craven had been there before prior to horror/comedy The People Under the Stairs, which, for a movie with an 18 certificate, is an incredibly hokey affair. In 1984 the director would be forced into a sequel-setting finale for his ethereal, low-budget triumph A Nightmare on Elm Street, a decision which led to perhaps the most successful horror franchise in history […]