Author: Daniel Abbott

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Only in the 70s: Billy Jack (1971)

SCM’s SEQUELS Month marches into the sunset with a long look at one of the 70s’ most forgotten works of social justice: 1971’s Billy Jack. The early gasp of the 70s was a time...

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Film Torments: Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

THIS week’s instalment in Torments’ Sequels Month is one of the most notorious follow-ups to ever blight the big screen. Ladies and gentlemen, prepare for a different kind of magic: Highlander II: The Quickening. When people are asked...

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Film Torments: Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)

THIS month’s theme at Film Torments ranks among the most consistently creatively-bankrupt practices in the film industry – sequels. This week, Rich Kee examines the much-maligned follow-up to a classic that nobody asked for: Blues Brothers 2000....

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Only in the 70s: Sextette (1978)

AFTER last week’s break from Torments, we return with a senile vengeance for 1978’s self-regarding debacle: Sextette. Mae West was one of the most notorious performers in Hollywood during her 1930s-40s heyday. Mired in controversy for...