PURE TERROR MONTH: Hands of Steel (1986)

While we've watched Hands of Steel before, sometimes it's nice to go back to a film after you've experienced more in life. After watching Over the Top and Shocking Dark, a movie like this makes more sense. Of course, not a lot as it's an Italian ripoff film being made halfway between Arizona and Italy. It's also sadly… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: Hands of Steel (1986)

Dead-End Drive-In (1986)

All hail Brian Trenchard-Smith! Where most films today bore your eyes out, his Australian-born breed of mayhem has been etched in my memory for years. Who else could create such a wildly disparate catalog of film, including The Man from Hong Kong, Stunt Rock, BMX Bandits, Turkey Shoot, Night of the Demons 2 and so many more. Only he could make… Continue reading Dead-End Drive-In (1986)

America 3000 (1986)

David Engelbach wrote Over the Top, Death Wish 2 and two episodes of the TV shows Lottery and MacGyver. He also wrote the 1984 TV movie Goldie and the Bears, which starred Hulk Hogan. He's only directed one film -- the Cannon Films produced America 3000 -- and you're about to learn all about it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eqsZu0GPKY "Nine hundred years after… Continue reading America 3000 (1986)