At Christmastime, if I’ve been a good boy, I usually get a couple of movie and TV books to enjoy during the more relaxed, quiet days of the holiday (before the inevitable New Year’s Eve brawl). This go-around, I was fortune to receive Simon Sheridan’s exhaustive, marvelously entertaining Keeping the British End Up: Four Decades… Read More ‘Confessions of a Pop Performer’ (1975): Brit sex comedy by future Bond screenwriter still a hoot
Tamped down by a forced PG-13 rating, high school hi-jinx came roaring back in the late ’90s after an absence, and 1998’s Can’t Hardly Wait led the charge and was relatively successful, teeming with young stars–some uncredited–on the brink of breaking big.
More 1960s vintage horror from William Castle.
A mean-spirited, vulgar, slapstick take on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Thank god.
It’s part deux of the Double Whammy Shim-Shammy Indian Shaman Smackdown!
A socko 1960s vintage horror outing on the anniversary of star Leslie Nielsen’s passing.
Flashy but familiar, bait-and-switch ABC Movie of the Week entry.