Forgotten Friday Flick

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Risky Business'

1/22/2016 1:35pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Risky Business'
Love – or, in this case, lust – is in the air as we continue to movie countdown to the heart ridden day that has couples all aflutter – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Back in a time long before political correctness and uber-sensitivity is where this week’s selection reigned supreme. A pure 80’s tale, this one involves of a good suburban high school teen who decides to be bad and meets a call girl who will change his life forever. First times, fast cars, old time rock and roll and a girlfriend to boot – it’s all…"Risky Business!"

Joel Goodson is a good son and student who’s be...

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Prelude To A Kiss'

1/15/2016 12:40pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Prelude To A Kiss' From 1992
Our chemistry ridden cinematic train is full steam ahead as we continue to check out magnetically drawn duos who illicit the mushy stuff before the arrival of Valentine’s Day – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s signature sappy selection combines not only love and marriage but also some out of body action to boot. If the spirit of your beloved newlywed wife was missing, but her physical being was still around could you tell? We’ll see if love conquers all via…"Prelude to a Kiss!"

On paper Rita Boyle and Peter Hoskins could not be more different. Rita is an artistic free s...

Forgotten Friday Flick - 1995 Comedy Crime Drama 'Hackers'

1/8/2016 12:00pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Hackers'
Yes it is January film fans, but with February and Valentine’s Day just around the corner we’re dedicating every Friday until then to the cool of cinematic chemistry – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re heading back to the heat of a flick that gives the idea of love and hate a whole new upgrade. Two hotshot computer skilled kids competing for top brass bragging rights and all the while sizing each other up for some frisky business. Hot music, hot clothes and all with a kinetic signature style – all hail…"Hackers!"

Dade Murphy is a teen plagued by his past. Seems b...

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Rent-A-Cop' From 1987

12/18/2015 12:15pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Rent-A-Cop'
We’re back focusing on the tough guys of cinema and with the holiday season in full swing it felt right to add a little Christmas cheer to our bitter bravado – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re following a cop down on his luck hunting a killer. Seems his big bust went bust and he’s taking the fall, so he does the only thing an ex-cop can do. Strap on a Santa suit, check that naughty list and keep your eyes peeled for shoplifters as a…"Rent-A-Cop!"

Tony Church is a Chicago cop on the eve of a big drug bust. The plans are set, the staging in motion and everyone is at th...

Forgotten Friday Flick – The Overlooked Film 'Gentlemen Broncos'

12/11/2015 12:15pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Gentlemen Broncos'
With "Napoleon Dynamite" helmer Jared Hess’s latest outing "Don Verdean" hitting both theaters and On Demand this week it felt like a great time to go back to some of his past work unappreciated at the time – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re traveling back to 2009 to revisit a comedic hidden gem that most critics dismissed as subpar. (For the record my review at the time was four stars – I always dug it!) Pitting an impressionable sci-fi loving kid against a cocky arrogant best-selling author for a plagiarism match to the death, there’s a ton of fun, fantasy and fights betw...

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Midnight Run'

12/4/2015 12:15pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - Robert De Niro And Charles Grodin In 'M
We’ve been studying tough guys of cinema recently dissecting everything from their failed marriages to their ever-present bad attitudes. But the unanswered question is can the lone wolf be funny – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re hitting the road with a guy looking to get out of his misery by pulling a job guaranteed to put him in neck deep in anguish. Angry FBI agents, dim mobsters, a slimy bail bondsman and a criminal who just won’t stop talking – no worries as it’s a simple…"Midnight Run!"

Jack Walsh is a good guy having a bad life. He used to be an undercover Chi...

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Black Rain'

11/27/2015 12:00pm EST
The machismo just keeps on coming as we continue to dissect the anatomy of the ‘hard man’ via past work on the silver screen – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s tough guy is divorced, bitter, and channels all his angst into his job as a NYPD officer – sound familiar? Add to that a legendary director, a few amusing sidekicks and a fish out of water angle and you’ve got one to watch for. When it rains it pours…"Black Rain!"

Nick Conklin is a New York City cop with a lot of problems. He’s divorced, having custody issues with his ex and to top it off internal affairs has him ...

Forgotten Friday Flick – Do You Remember 'Wanted: Dead Or Alive' From 1987?

11/20/2015 12:15pm EST
Keeping the el lobo solo tough guy theme going it’s time yet again for another tale of a bitter man of action doing what he does best – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is about a man who actually isn’t afraid to have friends…until they all end up face down. Nothing a good harmonica, cool motorcycle or catching a criminal for profit wouldn’t fix. Ahh, the trials and tribulations of a modern day bounty hunter when you’re…"Wanted: Dead Or Alive."

Nick Randall is a bounty hunter with a surprisingly good life. Having quit the CIA for the private sector, he now call...

Forgotten Friday Flick - The 1986 Action-Packed Thriller 'Murphy's Law'

11/13/2015 12:15pm EST
With award season style movies well on their way the lack of old school bitter man of action yarns was becoming evident and needed now – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re heading back to a time when guys were bitter and sullen, gals were sassy and revenge was still a dish best served cold. (We are talking about the 80’s, right?!) All bow before the Cannon bravado of the Bronson ala…."Murphy’s Law!"

Jack Murphy is an LAPD Detective – he’s also a mess. He’s hardened from years on the job, a ton of drinking and an ex-wife who has become a stripper. But someone from Mur...

Forgotten Friday Flick - Do You Remember 1990s 'Flatliners'?

11/6/2015 12:15pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Flatliners'
Having recently done an interview with William Baldwin I remembered one of my favorite of his films and began asking people’s thoughts on it. Most hadn’t heard of it and thus this weeks life and death selection – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick. Today’s tale is one with a unique premise with an equally unique cast. It’s a story about some students who are dying to find out what comes after life ends and are willing to put their money where their mouth is. Today is a good day to die via…."Flatliners!"

Nelson Wright is a gifted and driven medical student who has one desire – to fi...