Anchors aweigh and get another bottle of bleach: they don’t call it “The Love Boat” for nothing! Continue reading “‘The Love Boat’ (Season 3): Everything great & terrible about escapist TV”
Ah! That 1980s 3-D that was “new and improved” over the old-timey 3-D…that now looks decidedly old-timey itself. Continue reading “‘Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone’ (1983): Skip the 3-D, enjoy the film”
“Pull the plug…pull all the plugs, lady.” Continue reading “‘Pulse’ (1988): Slick supernatural sci-fi/suburban horror thriller”
A snazzy little psychological slasher/giallo, where a photographer becomes (or does he?) the killer of his beautiful models.
An interesting blend of dark mysticism mixed with Indiana Jones-style adventure, topped with a dash of mid-80s peak Eddie Murphy action-comedy. Continue reading “‘The Golden Child’ (1986): Eddie Murphy battles the supernatural”
No Priscilla Presley or Ricardo Montalbán. No O.J. Simpson. But these 30-minute episodes are still pretty funny, even if the funny bits are mixed in with some dated (and suspect) gags.
A decent (and smart) cash-in of then-current Sly currency, but a franchise wasn’t to be.