Cherry 2000 (1987)

Steve De Jarnatt has exactly three theatrical movies on his resume and all three are unique and intriguing works of art. Strange Brew, the blend of Hamlet and Canadian humor starring Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas as their SCTV characters Bob & Doug McKenzie, was his first writing credit. Miracle Mile, in which Anthony Edwards and Mare Winningham… Continue reading Cherry 2000 (1987)

Over the Top (1987)

Stirling Silliphant wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for 1967's In the Heat of the Night, as well as The Towering Inferno, The Poseidon Adventure, Village of the Damned,  Telefon, The Enforcer, Shaft In Africa and more than 700 hours of prime-time television drama to his credit. He was also a close friend and student of Bruce Lee, who he featured in the… Continue reading Over the Top (1987)

SFX Retaliator (1987)

Take Chris Mitchum (son of Robert, star of The Day That Time Ended, Faceless, Bigfoot and, perhaps most astoundingly, Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Tusk). Add a bit of Gordon Mitchell, who played Colonel Morgan in Endgame, Dr. Frankenstein in Frankenstein '80 and Igor in Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks. Grab a recipe for a movie already made. Let's say, FX. Make it in the Philippines… Continue reading SFX Retaliator (1987)