Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Jedi at 35: The Lasting Legacy of Return of the Jedi

May 25th, 1983. The Pueblo Mall Cinemas. First showing, opening day. I’m literally on the edge of my seat. It's my very first movie...
Return of the Jedi Star Wars

The Hungarian ‘Return Of The Jedi’ – A Very Different ‘Star Wars’ Movie

The year was 1983. A generation of children who had grown up watching Star Wars at the cinema was now queuing down the street to...
WIllow

Mad for Madmartigan: ‘Willow’ 30 Years Later

Let’s go back to May of 1988 when Willow was released in box offices worldwide. This was a world where fantasy films were still...

Wrestling Comedy ‘Ready to Rumble’ Turns 18!

Back in the late 1990s, professional wrestling was all the rage. Every Monday night, World Championship Wrestling, or WCW, would fight for ratings against...
Red Dwarf

Smegheads, Polymorphs & Paradoxes: 30 Years Aboard ‘Red Dwarf’

"This is an S.O.S. distress call from the mining ship Red Dwarf. The crew are dead, killed by a radiation leak. The only survivors...
Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol: 10 Things You Might Not Know

This past week, Jim Henson Productions' seasonal favourite The Muppet Christmas Carol, celebrated its 25th year. For a quart of a century, the world famous...

‘Merry Christmas, Will Byers’:The ‘Stranger Things’ & ‘Peanuts’ Mashup We Never Knew We Needed

Christmas time is here again, and so is Stranger Things. With season 2 blowing us away this Halloween, and who knows how long until the...
League of Gentlemen

Everything You Need To Know About: The League Of Gentlemen

Next month, as part of the 20th anniversary celebrations, the BBC will air 3 completely new episodes of its iconic comedy series, The League of...

Revisiting ‘Eerie, Indiana’ – The ‘Twin Peaks’ Of Your Childhood

What I'm about to say may shock you, and it certainly wont apply to all of you reading this, but as a child born...
Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Good Grief, 10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’

Halloween wouldn't be Halloween without good ol' Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang. For over half a century, the extremely round headed kid and...
masters of the universe he-man

Masters Of The Universe: He-Man Does Not Have The Power, Even After 30 Years

Like many of you reading this, both male and female, He-Man and The Masters of the Universe was an integral part of my childhood....

When The Terminator Met Troma: How Schwarzenegger Almost Starred In A ‘Toxic Avenger’ Remake

There are so many remakes these days that it’s hard to keep track. I’m not necessarily saying that’s a bad thing either. Yeah sure,...
encino man

Hey Bud-dy! 90’s Comedy ‘Encino Man’ Turns 25

Ya know...there really aren't enough caveman movies. Hollywood should probably do something about that. Even if they do, it's doubtful that anything will ever compare...
Dark Crystal

Dark Crystal: A Guide To Jim Henson’s Fantasy Classic

This week it was announced that Netflix would be reviving Jim Henson's 1982 fantasy classic The Dark Crystal, as a 10-part prequel TV series titled The...
Captain Ron

Move Over Jack Sparrow, Captain Ron Is The Real Pirate Of The Caribbean

This weekend sees the release of yet another Pirates of the Caribbean movie, ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’. Without question, and despite a terrible...
godzilla 1985

Horror In Obscura: Godzilla 1985

Godzilla awoke from a nine year slumber in 1984 for a film that would result in the birth of a revived franchise that would...
ghost rider

10 Years ago, Johnny Blaze rode for the Devil in Ghost Rider (2007)

In 2008, Marvel began its cinematic takeover with Iron Man, the first film of the all-powerful MCU and one of the greatest superhero films...
hot fuzz

Still the Ultimate Buddy Cop Film, Hot Fuzz (2007) Turns 10!

One of the biggest dangers when mixing certain genres in film is that it’s almost impossible to strike the perfect balance between them. When...

Celebrating 31 Years of the ‘Legend of Zelda’ Franchise

Anyone that knows me, knows that I have a large soft spot for an endless story of a little boy and his quest to...

First 25 Monsters of Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger/Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers

The internet is having itself quite the fuss over the new Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers movie due out later this year. Fans are arguing...