FULCI WEEK STARTS MONDAY!

Watch your eyeballs, because Monday it's time to celebrate Lucio Fulci! Sure, everyone knows Zombi and House by the Cemetary. But we're gonna get into some, well, deep cuts. New York Ripper: Fulci's roughest, most brutal film. This one reduced the London censor board for years and haunts them to this very day. You'll never see Donald… Continue reading FULCI WEEK STARTS MONDAY!

FORGOTTEN HEROES: The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)

Captain Invincible helped win World War 2 but couldn't survive the McCarthy hearings. Angry that his country turned its back on him, he moved to Australia and became a drunk. Thirty years later, Mr. Midnight, his greatest villain, comes back and steals the hypno ray. The U.S. government now needs the Captain back. But is… Continue reading FORGOTTEN HEROES: The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)

FORGOTTEN HEROES: 3 Giant Men (1973)

In the world of Turkish cinema, Spider-Man leads a gang of counterfeiter who use murders people with outboar dmotors, axes and man-eating guinea pigs. Santo is a secret agent who rarely wears his mask and puts things directly into his pants, pockets by damned. And Captain America doesn't have a shield, smokes and brings his… Continue reading FORGOTTEN HEROES: 3 Giant Men (1973)

FORGOTTEN HEROES: Megaforce (1982)

In 1982, you could not read a comic book without seeing the ad for Megaforce. It's the first hype I can truly remember, save for the similar ad strategy for 1977's Orca. As a ten-year-old chubby geek, I needed to know all about Ace Hunter and his crew of super soldiers. I wondered, "As a small child… Continue reading FORGOTTEN HEROES: Megaforce (1982)

FORGOTTEN HEROES: Doc Savage (1975)

As a kid, I was obsessed with superheroes. And in the late 1970's, there was an abundance of them on the small screen after 1978's Superman. Captain America, Spider-Man, The Hulk, Wonder Woman and Dr. Strange all got their own TV movies or shows. And then there's all of the non-comic book heroes, like Gemini Man,… Continue reading FORGOTTEN HEROES: Doc Savage (1975)