Feel-Good Friday Film: 1st Edition

Feel-Good Friday Film: 1st Edition

A recent conversation with a girlfriend revealed that life can get kinda messed up. Too many feels, not enough sleep, not enough belly-laughter. To that end, I’ve brought out some classics – and a couple recent films – you might have missed: ten...

nostalgia corner: rock jams you might have forgotten

Full disclosure: I’ve never had television. No cable, no channels, and for many of my years (including now) – not even a set. I’ve had to make up for lost time, people. But even then, some pop culture still got to me, little weirdo I was. What makes...
RoboCop (1987) vs. RoboCop (2014)

RoboCop (1987) vs. RoboCop (2014)

You either believe a sleazy 80s cop action rated-R satire can be genius – or you don’t. I do. I do believe in fairies, I do! And Robocop (1987) has it all. It’s as if someone made a version of all those terrible 80s action films I’m willing to...
TV Time! A Few Bad Cops

TV Time! A Few Bad Cops

You may or may not know that here at B-movie BFFs I do, now and then, watch a little contemporary television – top-drawer television. Lately I seem to vacillate between implausibly-parochial BBC parlor-room murder mysteries, some surreal and dark comedy –...
The Fly (1958) – and The Fly (1986)

The Fly (1958) – and The Fly (1986)

As per my (new) Letterboxd persona, I briefly reviewed versions of the sci-fi horror The Fly. Both films are great, and I’m so glad I watched them back-to-back. The original film, directed by Kurt Neumann, is a simple story; it reminded me of a “Twilight...