A superior version of Godzilla … from 1954

Thursday, October 9, 2014
gojira-1954 rev

A few years before ‘Godzilla, King Of The Monsters’ hit the United States in 1956, the little-seen and vastly superior Japanese ‘Gojira’ stomped its way onto the silver screen. If you remember Godzilla fondly from your youth, you’ll relish its predecessor.

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A fond look back at the bizarre beauty of The Mystery of the Third Planet

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Thanks to the Internet, finding obscure childhood favorites is now easier than ever before. Join me as I take a look at ‘The Mystery of the Third Planet,’ a rare animated gem that comes from Cold War-era Russia with love in this week’s Throwback Thursday installment!

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Neverending nostalgia: The NeverEnding Story celebrates 30 years this week

Thursday, July 24, 2014

This Throwback Thursday is a love letter to a childhood favorite that is celebrating its 30th anniversary this week. Join CliqueClack for a fond look back at ‘The NeverEnding Story’ and the beloved book of the same name. Look for a special anniversary Blu-Ray release later this year.

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Frankenstein: The True Story isn’t what I remembered

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Frankenstein The True Story Michael Sarrazin rev

There’s a lot that went in the right direction with this “modern Prometheus” adaptation. But along the way much of it got unintentionally caught up in 70s kitsch. Welcome to Throwback Thursday once again, folks.

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Throwback Thursday: Anything Goes is a rambunctious musical jaunt into the past

Thursday, March 13, 2014

When you pair Bing Crosby and Donald O’Connor with Zizi Jeanmaire and Mitzi Gaynor and mishaps on a boat, you have the recipe for a ‘de-lovely’ musical in ‘Anything Goes.’

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Colossus: The Forbin Project is one crafty science fiction thriller

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Death rev

This exceptional Throwback Thursday film from the 70s fits nicely with the likes of ‘The Andromeda Strain’ and ‘Charly’ in the smarts department. I have no idea how this slipped through the cracks for me …

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Two films for Halloween that fail to deliver the scares

Thursday, October 24, 2013
Let's Scare Jessica To Death

It’s Throwback Thursday once again, and this week we take a look at two films that may or may not fulfill the requirements for must-see Halloween viewing.

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Host your own Mad Monster Party with vintage monster cereals

Thursday, October 3, 2013

If you’ve been rejoicing all September that General Mills reissued all five cult favorite monster cereals in their vintage boxes just in time for Halloween and fall, you might be a cereal nerd. But I’m not going to judge you.

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Experience the third dimension with House of Wax on Blu-ray

Thursday, October 3, 2013
House of Wax 1953

It’s Throwback Thursday, and it’s October. What does that mean? A whole month of Thursdays looking back at classic horror. First up, the film that made Vincent Price a horror icon and brought 3D to the masses, ‘House of Wax.’

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Throwback Thursday: Esther Williams is Jupiter’s Darling

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Jupiters Darling

Esther Williams was the queen of MGM’s aquamusicals, but ‘Jupiter’s Darling’ is sorely lacking what the fans expect.

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