PURE TERROR MONTH: De Prooi (1985)

About the Author: You can read the music and film criticisms of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his rock ‘n’ roll biographies, along with horror and sci-fi novellas, on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Don’t let the addition of this ‘80s Amsterdam-bred thriller’s inclusion alongside the American, low-brow ‘60s horrors… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: De Prooi (1985)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 16: Option 3 and Option 4: Thunder Alley (1985) and Second Time Lucky (1984)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Day 16 Rock ‘n’ Roll Miscreants: Give some screen time to the punks and/or metal heads Ask any male teenager haunting the racks of video stores… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 16: Option 3 and Option 4: Thunder Alley (1985) and Second Time Lucky (1984)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 8: Roller Blade (1985)

DAY 8. AFTER THE DISASTER: Will we rebuild, adapt or move on? If there's one thing this site has been about as of late, it's been post-apocalyptic films. Just take a look at this Letterboxd list that keeps track of all of them -- if a movie has been made about the end of the… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 8: Roller Blade (1985)

Survival 1990 (1985)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Remember B&S Movies’ past geographical warnings about staying the hell out of South Africa and keeping your ass in the Philippines, Italy, and Australia for… Continue reading Survival 1990 (1985)

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

When it came time to do a sequel to First Blood, there was a thought that Rambo needed a partner. Producers wanted John Travolta, but Stallone vetoed the idea. Lee Marvin (who almost played  Colonel Trautman in the first film) was offered the role of Marshall Murdock, but declined. In fact, that sidekick character is in… Continue reading Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)