‘The Love Boat’ (Season 3): Everything great & terrible about escapist TV

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”

‘Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone’ (1983): Skip the 3-D, enjoy the film

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”

‘Double Exposure’ (1982): Glossy, forgotten psycho-thriller

A snazzy little psychological slasher/giallo, where a photographer becomes (or does he?) the killer of his beautiful models.

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‘The Golden Child’ (1986): Eddie Murphy battles the supernatural

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”