In the five years between The Crazies and Martin, much had changed, both in the life of George Romero and his adopted hometown of Pittsburgh. After the post-World War II economic boom, an outdated manufacturing base -- that had already been overextended for the past two decades -- was further taxed by hostile relationships between management and… Continue reading GEORGE ROMERO TRIBUTE: Martin (1978)

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band (1978)

Often one goes into a bad movie asking — to borrow the name of a highly entertaining podcast — how did this get made? Or worse, you have to stop and ask yourself, in the case of a film that ends up offending both target audiences, such as 1972s The Pink Angels, who exactly is this… Continue reading Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band (1978)