Hell Comes To Frogtown (1988)

Hell Comes To Frogtown (1988)

As a product of the 1980s, I often reflect on my childhood and the distinctive pop culture of that era. Television provided me endless hours of action and adventure through the eyes of my favorite heroes. The Ninja Turtles and the X-Men were daily staples, and the WWF (now WWE) was in its prime.  Contrary […]

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

With the resurgence of movies based on toys in recent years, it was high time to reach into the past and dust off the hidden gem that started it all. Many people who grew up watching the “Transformers” television show will remember that in 1986 Hasbro released a full length animated feature film called “The […]

‘The Wiz’: From Broadway to Bust

‘The Wiz’: From Broadway to Bust

Part of being a filmmaker is accepting the fact that you’re mental masterpiece may turn into a cinematic failure. Many failed films don’t succeed due to a variety of reasons including low budget, poor acting, lazy or misdirected advertising or ‘fill in the blank’.  However, there are a handful of films that audiences and critics […]

A Fantastic Journey: Dissecting Roger Corman’s ‘The Fantastic Four’

A Fantastic Journey: Dissecting Roger Corman’s ‘The Fantastic Four’

Throughout cinema’s storied history, we’ve come to know and love an array of grand achievements.  The likes of On the Waterfront, The Godfather, and 2001: A Space Odyssey, have challenged, entertained, and touched us, spoken to our spirits. But while the beloved masterpieces of the silver screen will always be with us, there are countless […]

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