Forgotten Friday Flick

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Black Rain'

11/27/2015 12:00pm EST
The machismo just keeps on coming as we continue to dissect the anatomy of the ‘hard man’ via past work on the silver screen – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s tough guy is divorced, bitter, and channels all his angst into his job as a NYPD officer – sound familiar? Add to that a legendary director, a few amusing sidekicks and a fish out of water angle and you’ve got one to watch for. When it rains it pours…"Black Rain!"

Nick Conklin is a New York City cop with a lot of problems. He’s divorced, having custody issues with his ex and to top it off internal affairs has him ...

Forgotten Friday Flick – Do You Remember 'Wanted: Dead Or Alive' From 1987?

11/20/2015 12:15pm EST
Keeping the el lobo solo tough guy theme going it’s time yet again for another tale of a bitter man of action doing what he does best – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is about a man who actually isn’t afraid to have friends…until they all end up face down. Nothing a good harmonica, cool motorcycle or catching a criminal for profit wouldn’t fix. Ahh, the trials and tribulations of a modern day bounty hunter when you’re…"Wanted: Dead Or Alive."

Nick Randall is a bounty hunter with a surprisingly good life. Having quit the CIA for the private sector, he now call...

Forgotten Friday Flick - The 1986 Action-Packed Thriller 'Murphy's Law'

11/13/2015 12:15pm EST
With award season style movies well on their way the lack of old school bitter man of action yarns was becoming evident and needed now – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re heading back to a time when guys were bitter and sullen, gals were sassy and revenge was still a dish best served cold. (We are talking about the 80’s, right?!) All bow before the Cannon bravado of the Bronson ala…."Murphy’s Law!"

Jack Murphy is an LAPD Detective – he’s also a mess. He’s hardened from years on the job, a ton of drinking and an ex-wife who has become a stripper. But someone from Mur...

Forgotten Friday Flick - Do You Remember 1990s 'Flatliners'?

11/6/2015 12:15pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Flatliners'
Having recently done an interview with William Baldwin I remembered one of my favorite of his films and began asking people’s thoughts on it. Most hadn’t heard of it and thus this weeks life and death selection – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick. Today’s tale is one with a unique premise with an equally unique cast. It’s a story about some students who are dying to find out what comes after life ends and are willing to put their money where their mouth is. Today is a good day to die via…."Flatliners!"

Nelson Wright is a gifted and driven medical student who has one desire – to fi...

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Hitcher' (1986)

10/30/2015 12:15pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Hitcher' (1986)
With Halloween one day away fright fans, we're hitting you square in the kisser with a nostalgic 1986 cinematic nasty nugget guaranteed to get your blood pressure up – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re checking out a chiller with an important lesson – no good deed goes unpunished! It’s about a kid who gives a stranded man a ride and spends the rest of the film paying for it. Nothing says creepy more than a man with mayhem in mind – watch out for…"The Hitcher!"

Jim Halsey is driving a car from Chicago to San Diego for someone and the road is long and lonely. So wh...

Forgotten Friday Flick: The Horror - Thriller, 'The Deaths of Ian Stone'

10/23/2015 12:15pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Deaths of Ian Stone'
Since After Dark has their new Horrorfest going on this year (watch for my upcoming reviews of all 2015 '8 Films To Die For!') what better way to celebrate than looking back at a past flick that knocked cinematic socks off – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re going back to 2007 for what would turn out to be the strongest and best of the eight films that year. Featuring a killer story, tasty twists and some effective effects via the late great Stan Winston, this one combined everything from horror to sci-fi to even time travel. Ready to meet your maker again and again – it’s "...

Forgotten Friday Flick: The Horror, Mystery, Thriller - 'Thirteen Ghosts'

10/16/2015 12:15pm EDT
Ready for comedy and carnage befitting of a past work naughty notable – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re keeping the scary season going with a remake that pays homage to its very old counterpart, but ups the ante in fun and fright! Seems there’s a strange glass house with some unsavory inhabitants out to do harm to a family who has just moved in – let the ghoulish games begin! We’re running from a grand total of…."Thirteen Ghosts!"

Rich recluse Cyrus Kriticos is a wealthy aristocrat with an unusual hobby – he collects ghosts. But when things go south for Cyrus, his...

Forgotten Friday Flick - The Horror / Comedy 'Drag Me To Hell'

10/9/2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Drag Me To Hell'
In keeping with hard to find Halloween movie treats (it is October after all!) it’s time to explore another terror tale filled with shame, revenge and a killer goat – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re heading to Raimi land, but not with the evil of dead folks you may expect. This one deals with gypsy curses that once placed upon the unsuspecting have dire fire down below consequences – it’s time to…."Drag Me To Hell!"

Christine Brown is a young woman with a lot going for her. She’s got a successful job as a bank loan officer, a nice house and a loving boyfriend na...

Forgotten Friday Flick: The 1983 Horror/Sci-Fi 'Nightmares'

9/25/2015 12:20pm EDT
Even though there’s still time to carve the pumpkin, hang the ghosts and ghouls, and get a costume that kills, all hallows eve is right around the corner and it’s time to prepare – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re going back to 1983, a time when horror was fun and anthology flicks were thankfully running rampant. Trying to cash in on tales of terror that were proving to be box office gold, this outing had some very memorable movie moments that gave it the scary spice. Man vs. machine (arcade game to be exact!), the dangers of nicotine addiction, an auto battle of good vs. e...

Forgotten Friday Flick – 1998 Sci-Fi Drama 'Dark City'

9/18/2015 12:25pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Dark City'
With October and Halloween right around the corner, it felt like the right time to start delving deeper into dark and sinister cinematic stories – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re going back to a serious stylistic little tale of murder, mayhem and aliens – odd bedfellows for sure. But from the mind and eye of one of the most visually gifted directors working and featuring a cool cast, it’s a flick that most who see it will not likely forget. We shed some well-deserved light onto the…"Dark City!"

Groggy, wet and confused, John Murdoch wakes up in the tub and finds...

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