Forgotten Friday Flick

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Grifters'

November 21st, 2014 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Grifters'
We’re keeping the Oscar worthy flicks going this season with a little ditty that may have some of you reaching to see if your wallet is still there – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s stylistic selection features a fantastic script, decadent direction and three killer performances that are all career best. What’s the pitch? We’re talking the lingo of…."The Grifters."

Roy Dillon is a small time con artist who works quick confidence games on unsuspecting folks. His mother Lilly Dillon is also works the angle, but for a bookie betting at the race track to change the odds. ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Boyz N The Hood'

November 14th, 2014 1:30pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Boyz N The Hood'
The season of high caliber dramas and various Oscar contenders is vastly approaching, so we’re gonna focus for the next little while on stunning work from the past that warrants gold statue praise – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s thoughtful and moving drama is a tale of life’s struggles from the personal experience of its first time filmmaker. It goes beyond the stereotypes and misconceptions to show what life is like for folks living in South Central Los Angeles. Bold, brash and brave as hell, we salute the 1991 John Singleton debut outing…"Boyz n the Hood."

Tre Sty...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Pontypool'

November 7th, 2014 12:45pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Pontypool'
For those going through post Halloween blues we here at Starpulse.com are happy to help. We’re grave digging deep to find you not only the most amazing horror flick you haven’t heard of, but one with some thinking man’s class – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is such a terrific mix of the horror and intelligence that you may feel the desire and need to watch it twice. But watch what you say – the wrong word may trigger an unwanted reaction. Welcome to…."Pontypool."

Shock jock Grant Mazzie is an aging radio dinosaur that has been relegated to a small radio stati...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Trick 'r Treat'

October 31st, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Trick 'r Treat'
Today is officially Halloween and here at Starpulse.com that means plenty of ghouls, goblins and Sam – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is a throwback to the horror anthology’s of old telling tales of hungry wolves, serial killers and bitter kids all under the watchful eye of a shabby orange pajamas wearing, burlap sack headed tot named Sam. So put on your best blood soaked costume, grab a big bag for all that tainted candy and kick over a few jack-o-lanterns on the way – it’s time for…"Trick ‘r Treat!"

Halloween time may seem fun and harmless, but the origins and...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Shocker'

October 24th, 2014 2:15pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Shocker'
Halloween is a time of mischief, mayhem and murder. In other words no more Mr. Nice Guy – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s misplaced terror tale proves that lightning can not only strike twice, but it can also set your demonic soul free to murder at will. Such is the fate of the killer in tonight’s selection who all by himself embodies mass murder and incidentally owes a fortune to the swear jar. His name is Horace Pinker and if you meet him he’s a real…"Shocker!"

Horace Pinker is a menacing man with a thirst for blood. The television repair man by trade, the limping P...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Frankenhooker'

October 17th, 2014 12:25pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Frankenhooker'
Now we’re really getting into weird horror Henenlotter territory fright fans! Killer mowers, super crack, exploding hookers and a brain with a single eye – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s Frank Henenlotter selection is a classic take on the famed Mary Shelley story with a few new twists and turns. There’s of course still love, romance, passion and creating new life, but told with a distinctively 42nd Street vibe. Wanna date? It’s…"Frankenhooker!"

Jeffrey Franken is an odd guy. On the surface he has all the trappings of normal life – a steady job at New Jersey Electric,...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Brain Damage'

October 10th, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Brain Damage'
The famed Frank Henenlotter Halloween slime train is now running at full horror speed, which is fitting this week as there is a suspicious slug on board…welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we pluck from obscurity a terror tale that some Henenlotter fans proclaim is the exploitation filmmaker at his very best. It’s the simple story of a boy who meets a mutant parasite and the two develop a questionable friendship. Brains, blood, bright colors, deep blue water and goop coming out of your ear – watch out for "Brain Damage!"

Brian is an average guy with not much that makes him sp...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Basket Case'

October 3rd, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Basket Case'
It’s October and that means all hallows eve is upon us. So in keeping with the scary holiday season we’re dedicating this month to all things horror and Henenlotter – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! First up on the B-movie Director Frank Henenlotter October terror train is a glimpse into his first work of art. A nasty nugget about a pair of brothers out seeking justice for some wrong doing that befell them both – a surgical procedure they didn’t want. Oh yeah and did I forget to mention that one lives in a big wicker basket? We’re hitting Halloween hard and fast with the 1982 camp c...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Reign Of Fire'

September 26th, 2014 11:20am EDT
Reign of Fire
With the lackluster new film "The Equalizer" hitting theaters this weekend, it felt like the right time to show the mundane movie powers that be that action work can still possess awesome acting…welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s movie has both popcorn fun and cool character depth all under the roof of the fantasy genre. It also introduced audiences to some of the most amazing actors of our generation while re-invigorating those already familiar. All this and dragons – oh, yeah! We’re talking about Matthew McConaughey channeling inner crazy man in the 2002 flick…"Reign of Fire!"...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins...'

September 19th, 2014 1:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins...
The absence of a new superhero movie got you down? We’re ready to put a little spring in your comic book step with a little past cool crusader action yarn…welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re checking out what could be one of the most underrated and little known crime fighter flicks that flew sadly flew under the radar. Featuring a cop who dies only to be reborn, is named after a bedpan company and then trained by a sassy Korean martial arts master, this one is a true hidden gem. It’s has all the character, action and hanging from the statue of liberty spectacle one could ask ...
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