Forgotten Friday Flick

Forgotten Friday Flick - 1981's 'Blow Out' Starring John Travolta

5/8/2015 12:15pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Blow Out'
We’ve been wading through everything from comedy to action and even some drama over the last few weeks, so it felt right to give suspense it’s time in the cinematic sun – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection takes us into the world of sound effects design and conspiracy theories with a thriller that heralds the hubris of early Hitchcock but stands alone as a masterpiece. On a mysterious road at night a tire goes out on a lone car – was it an accident or was it in fact a…"Blow Out!"

Philadelphia sounds effects man Jack Terry is one of the best technicians in the ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - Do You Remember 'Tuff Turf' From 1985?

5/1/2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Tuff Turf'
Since both Robert Downey Jr. and the mighty James Spader are co-starring in a small but notable little flick out this week titled "Avengers: Age of Ultron," it felt right to go down the dark aisles of movie past to check out a previous teaming of the dynamic duo – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we head back to high school for a little troubled teen rebellion and forbidden love with Spader and Downey Jr. at the helm as a rebel without a cause and his quick-witted, drum playing best bud. (Can you guess who’s playing who?!) There’s also a hottie love interest in the form of one of...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: 'The Little Shop Of Horrors' From 1960

4/24/2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Little Shop Of Horrors'
With the new film "The Age of Adaline" at the cinema this week it felt right to go old school and check out some black and white past picture fare with a memorable flair – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Don’t let the 1960 elder movie selection this week fool you, as there’s plenty of wit, sass and people eating botanical class to be had. It’s a joyous terror tale of sorts that was the origin of the famed character of a pesky plant with an unhealthy appetite. Surrounded by some equally particular people – a grouchy store owner, flower eating customers, funeral prone old ladies, a deme...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: Do You Remember 'Brain Donors' From 1992?

4/17/2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Brain Donors'
To help film folks avoid the unfunny blunders of "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" it felt right to pull out a moldy oldie that could fill the funny bone cravings – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re heading down slapstick street for a comedy classic willing to throw in everything – including the kitchen sink! (Duck!) Savory sight gags, potty humor, witty asides and enough tomfoolery to keep the most sullen sailor in stitches, we’re becoming…"Brain Donors!"

The death of a wealthy tycoon named Oscar Winterhaven Oglethorpe has brought a lot of fast talking characters out of t...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: Jon Cryer, Demi Moore Starred In This 1984 Film

4/10/2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'No Small Affair'
With actor Jon Cryer’s new book entitled ‘So That Happened: A Memoir’ out this week, it felt right to delve into some past Cryer work that cooks even more then his tell all – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re taking a picture and falling in love 80’s style with a coming of age tale about a clever teen that lives for the lens - until he meets a fetching female subject to channel his obsession that is. Romance, love and making it big - all with the click of a camera. From the screenwriter of the romance flick "The Longest Ride" hitting theaters this week, it’s…"No Small Affair...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Barton Fink'

4/3/2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - Do You Remember 'Barton Fink' From 1991
When it comes to the infamous Coen Brothers everyone has their film favorite. Those who like to laugh swear by "Raising Arizona," the stoners have all but adopted "The Big Lebowski" and Oscar says "No Country For Old Men" is their finest. But for a movie geek like me I prefer my Coen cool with a little of all of the above for a flick lesser known but way more memorable – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s cinematic oddball has all the Coen staples – quirky characters, meticulous mood and unpredictable twists and turns – but with a dash of a slow simmering story that makes the aud...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: 'Easy Money' Is The Definitive Dangerfield Outing

3/27/2015 12:00pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Easy Money'
Things have gotten a tad serious in the past picture realm recently and with the arrival of the tepid new comedy "Get Hard" hitting theaters today it felt right to provide a little lessor known five-star funny film for fans – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection from the house of hilarity is via the mind of a notorious funnyman who always got no respect. But unlike the notorious ("Caddyshack," anyone?!) and staple work (time to go…"Back To School!") in his wheelhouse, this one is a gem that may have slipped through the cracks for some. Ready to give up all your vices for ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: Do You Remember 'Man On Fire' From 1987?

3/20/2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Man On Fire' (1987)
Next Friday a new thriller titled "The Barber" will be hitting theaters and stars the legendary Scott Glenn as a small town barber hiding some dark secrets. We got a chance recently to chat with the iconic actor about some of his past work (up next week!) and one flick came up in particular. It’s a meaty movie morsel that I consider to be Glenn’s finest performance and this week it’s the past picture we’re saluting – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today it’s all about a beaten, weathered, and sullen man who when properly pushed proves that you can’t count a lethal man out. Denzel Wa...
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Forgotten Friday Flick – Do You Remember 'Black Moon Rising'?

3/13/2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Black Moon Rising'
The cinematic subject of theft has always been an exciting one, but what if someone stole something from a fellow thief - welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s escapist outing is early work from the mind of a movie master and starring one of the coolest cats in the business. Hot cars, slick chicks, bold bad guys and one thief out to get what’s his. Someone stole the moon and Sam Quint wants it back – it’s "Black Moon Rising!"

Former CIA Agent Sam Quint is now a master thief working for the highest bidder. Currently he is doing a job for the government acquiring a cassette cont...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'House Of Games'

3/6/2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'House Of Games'
With the only average conman flick "Focus" slowly fading from sight, it felt time to bring out the big guns in the confidence game – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s picture was the debut of one of the greatest writers of all time who it turned out was also one hell of a director. Taking on the subject of the con in a very matter of fact minimalist style, this one also showcased some of the finest and freshest talent to hit the silver screen. Watch your wallet and trust no one in the…"House Of Games!"

Psychiatrist Margret Ford is a woman with little in her life but work. Da...
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