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My son and I wanted to take in the latest Spider-Man movie, but we decided a change in venue was in order. We decided to take a short commuter train trip to the township of Narberth in Montgomery County to … Continue reading
See if this sounds familiar: In a college town circa 1962 a group of students carouse from bar to bar, falling in and out of bed with coeds as well as married women and culminating in a prank that has … Continue reading
Long before the overstuffed, CGI abominations such as The Day After Tomorrow and Man of Steel which I refer to as disaster porn and four decades before the disaster cycle of films of the ’70s such as The Towering Inferno … Continue reading
Today I am adding a new category so that I can share my love of radio drama — Mystery Matinee. Radio was king for a large portion of the twentieth century, and it was from radio where Americans received most … Continue reading
I’ve been kicking around ideas for this article for a while. Originally it was going to be one of my frugal/cheapskate posts, but recent events have changed it into something else. A friend of mine has done the unthinkable and … Continue reading
As Halloween approaches, I continue to watch some of the bottom-of-the-barrel horror films that I used to watch on UHF television way back when. Movies like this were usually presented by a horror host and constantly interrupted by commercials for … Continue reading
It’s always the way: I am tearing the place apart looking for something which I never find but I uncover something which I had completely forgotten about. In this case I found a couple 0f pages of stickers promoting Joe … Continue reading
This is a fascinating curio from the late 1940s that I discovered on the Internet Archive channel on my Roku box. It’s a low budget Western featuring an all black cast and starring The King of the Jukebox — Louis … Continue reading
PLUS 2 ALL NEW BLOCKBUSTERS!!!
More aimless sketching at the YMCA. My son and I recently saw the big budget, American remake/reboot of the Japanese kaiju classic, and I guess the big G was floating around my brain and out through the end of my … Continue reading
The early ’80s was a curious time for movies with studios chasing down the movie that they would hope would be the record-breaking blockbuster. In the wake of Star Wars, science fiction and fantasy were in and all of the … Continue reading
One of the beefs that people level at Netflix’s streaming service is that there’s nothing to watch. I don’t know about that. While it’s true that the studios seem to be bickering with Netflix over how much their libraries are … Continue reading
Imagine making it to Third Base with the hottest girl in school using an ordinary TV set and a set of instructions that only cost THREE BUCKS!!!
Remember when the terms First Run, Second Run and Drive-In were used referring to movie theaters. Some towns had what we called dollar theaters which seemed to catch the very tail end of a movie’s release. Others had revival houses … Continue reading