Tagged: 1984

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Film Torments: Supergirl (1984)

THIS TIME on Torments, Dan looks at a forgotten lesson in comic book atrocities. There was a time when superhero movies were a marquee event. When the original Superman hit cinemas in 1979, comic...

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The Canon of Cannon: Bolero

THE CANON of Cannon is a feature where we take a wandering look at the backlog of world-renowned trash peddlers Menahem Golan, Yoram Globus and their Cannon Films. This time, we take on the most expensive sex tape...

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Film Torments: Threads (1984)

FOR AUGUST, Film Torments is going to be a little different: instead of reviewing films which are low-quality and ineffective, we’re looking at quality films which are particularly difficult and distressing to sit through. To...

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The Canon of Cannon: The Breakin’ Trilogy

THE CANON of Cannon is a feature where we take a wandering look at the backlog of world-renowned trash peddlers, Cannon Films, and the work they left behind. This time, we examine the enduring cult appeal of three...

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The Canon of Cannon: Ninja III: The Domination

The Canon of Cannon is a new feature where we take a wandering look at the backlog of world-renowned trash peddlers, Cannon Films, and the work they left behind. Kicking us off, it’s Ninja III: The Domination....

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Film Torments: Runaway (1984)

CONTINUING the mediocrity of November as a whole, Dan takes a look at a futuristic 80s police procedural thriller that’s got Gene Simmons in it. Oh yes. It’s Michael Crichton’s largely-forgotten Runaway. One look...