How Miami Connection Became a Classic

Miami Connection¬†(1987) is one the most ubiquitous examples of how a bad movie can turn into a beloved cult classic. But really, how can a movie that languished in obscurity since the 1980s be so revered after all this time? Well, it mostly depends on the schlock zeitgeist, but we are going to look at… Continue reading How Miami Connection Became a Classic

Go Ahead and Walk on By

The Breakfast Club (1985) has always fascinated me as a piece of pop-culture. It's a movie that had critical and box office success. It's weathered thirty-two years and is remembered as one of the defining movies of the 1980s. And I don't understand why? Its narrative goes nowhere. Its characters are thin. And it's condescending… Continue reading Go Ahead and Walk on By

Dead End Drive-In and the Future that doesn’t matter

In the near future of 1995 Australia is scrambling after an economic collapse. Roaming gangs steal car parts to sell in the black market. Old Drive-in theaters are turned into concentration camps unbeknownst to the public. Our main characters Crabs (Ned Manning) and his girlfriend Carmen (Natalie McCurry) go to a movie at the Star… Continue reading Dead End Drive-In and the Future that doesn’t matter