Forgotten Friday Flick

Forgotten Friday Flick - The 1988 Action / Adventure 'Willow'

2/12/2016 12:31pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Willow'
In keeping with the chemistry in cinema theme we’re out to prove that sometimes in life the L-word finds a way in – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection was a huge hit back in the day for a director at the peak of his filmmaking powers. Not only in that it had an unlikely hero, but it even spawned a marriage – now that’s real acting! Don’t underestimate the magical powers of…"Willow!"

Willow Ufgood is a local village farmer with a wife and children and a good life. But being a conjurer and hoping to one day become a sorcerer, Willow dreams of more. He soon gets hi...

Forgotten Friday Flick – The Comedy/Drama 'Ghost Town'

2/5/2016 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Ghost Town'
Heading down the power of love path we’re here once again pre-Valentine’s Day to point out that past cinematic chemistry is alive and well – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick. Today’s selection is an odd one to find affection within, but bitter beggars can’t be choosers. It’s the story of a cynical man who prefers to be alone that suddenly becomes to the toast of the town – for dead people! With plenty of laughter and a special lady along the way, it’s a weird but worthwhile road down to…"Ghost Town!"

Bertram Pincus hates people. A sarcastic and cynical person who enjoys being al...

Forgotten Friday Flick - 1991 Comedy / Drama 'Defending Your Life'

1/29/2016 12:15pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Defending Your Life'
Love is in the air (or at least until Valentine’s Day!) and for all cinefiles that means more lust in the past movie dust – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re heading into the afterlife for some affection in a tale of a recently deceased gent who has to answer for his life’s choices and at the same time ends up finding a special someone along the way. (Better late than never, huh?!) Love, mini-golf and all you can eat food minus the weight gain all while you’re…"Defending Your Life."

It's Daniel Miller’s fortieth birthday and he’s out for a drive in his small but s...

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 ...