Fear (1996)

James Foley has an interesting IMDB resume, with films from Reckless, At Close Range and Glengarry Glen Ross to Who's That Girl (he also directed Madonna's videos for "Live to Tell", "Papa Don't Preach", and "True Blue"), Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed. As I've always said, there's a fine line between arthouse and grindhouse. Fear is a movie that despite its bigger… Continue reading Fear (1996)

Day of the Warrior (1996)

L.E.T.H.A.L. (Legion to Ensure Total Harmony and Law) is back, tracking a Native American pro wrestling criminal mastermind known as The Warrior, who makes his money via diamond smuggling, art theft and making pornography. But once he breaks into the L.E.T.H.A.L. database and steals files on its agents, he goes too far! You know who else is back?… Continue reading Day of the Warrior (1996)

Mars Attacks! (1996)

In 1962, Topps put out a card series called Mars Attacks! Kids loved them. Why wouldn't they? Every card shows horrific depictions of humans, Martians and animals shredded, blasted and annihilated into oblivion, along with plenty of implied sexuality. Parents went crazy and the cards were pulled from the market, but not the memories of the monster… Continue reading Mars Attacks! (1996)

WATCH THE SERIES: Beastmaster

If you had HBO (Hey, Beastmaster's On) or TBS (The Beastmaster Station) in the 1990's, then you're probably excited to read this. The Beastmaster series of three films ran pretty much non-stop on those channels, even if the first movie wasn't a success. Just like Phantasm, Beastmaster came from the mind of Don Coscarelli. While he was only involved… Continue reading WATCH THE SERIES: Beastmaster

STEPHEN KING WEEK: Thinner (1996)

Adapting Stephen King isn't always easy. There are folks that have done it well and others that have really done a horrible job. Few folks get multiple chances, but one of them is Tom Holland (Fright Night, Child's Play, Psycho 2), who made this and The Langoliers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-b6Mb7vpwk Unlike most movies, there is not a single person that… Continue reading STEPHEN KING WEEK: Thinner (1996)