Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Take a collection of robots, add some strange monsters to the mix and throw in a healthy helping of Kung Fu, and you have the attention of just about every red-blooded kid in existence. Just such a recipe of entertainment was offered up in the mega hit series of the 90s, a surreal offering known as Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. And like any respectable robot show, the onslaught of toys would follow close behind, making the Power Rangers an overwhelming success of the decade. Continue reading...

The Blob

The Blob

If ever there were a list of best films to see at the drive-in, The Blob just might top the list. Sure, it is the epitome of low budget. Sure, the monster amounts to little more than a gelatinous mound of goo, devoid of so much as a scary eye or blood-dripping fangs. But in the 50s, this was frightening stuff, the type of film that could make a girl cuddle in fear - and that was well worth the price of admission (even if she might be checking out Steve McQueen a little more than she let on). Continue reading...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Few “B” movies have ever enjoyed the cult-like following that continues to surround The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Released in 1975, part musical, part horror flick (with a good dose of retro science fiction thrown in), it is a film that might have been quickly forgotten had midnight theater audiences not embraced it with their hearts and made it their own. But they did - and for decades now, generations of young people have made a late-night viewing of the film a rite of passage, and in some cases, a lifestyle. Let's take a look back. Continue reading...

Let’s Talk Cyborgs

Thanks to Hollywood, our culture has developed a particular fondness for cyborgs over the past few decades. These not-always-friendly hybrids of man and machine first started appearing in the 60s and their popularity has only grown over the years. For an extensive look at Hollywood’s relationship with cyborgs, we’d first like to recommend this handy [...] Continue reading...