The Year Of KISS: Creatures Of The Night (1982)

“Get me out of this rock and roll hell…..” With their popularity spiraling downward at an uncomfortably fast rate, KISS stumbled into a shaky 1982. Ace Frehley’s days in the band were numbered. His battles with alcoholism and drug dependency at the time are well documented in his book, No Regrets, as well as theContinue reading “The Year Of KISS: Creatures Of The Night (1982)”

Fisher-Price DC League Of Super-Pets Figure Packs

“Look! Up in the sky!“ The promotional push for Warner Bros. and DC’s upcoming League Of Super-Pets film is well underway. The film’s trailer has been out for quite awhile and toys have been showing up in Happy Meals at McDonald’s and on store shelves. I am fortunate enough to have acquired two of theContinue reading “Fisher-Price DC League Of Super-Pets Figure Packs”

The Year Of KISS: Music From The Elder (1981)

“I believe in me.” Fans of KISS in the United States felt alienated by the band at the beginning of the 1980’s. Thanks to the pop direction that 1979’s Dynasty and 1980’s Unmasked took, listeners accustomed to a harder sound from the group longed for an album that returned to the band’s hard rock roots.Continue reading “The Year Of KISS: Music From The Elder (1981)”

Firestarter (2022)

A slow burner that ultimately flames out Heads up, folks. I’m going to be making a lot of bad fire related puns in this review but I won’t spoil the film. Yesterday I visited the original Firestarter film from 1984. You can check out my thoughts on that film if you’d like in this post.Continue reading “Firestarter (2022)”

Throwback Thursday: Firestarter (1984)

“I’ll burn you up! I’ll fry you!” I was a child way back in May of 1984 and the PG-13 rating was was just a few months away from making its debut with the film Red Dawn. Had Firestarter been released in August instead of May of that year, it quite possibly could have receivedContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Firestarter (1984)”

Throwback Thursday: The Librarian: Quest For The Spear (2004)

Cable network TNT has been cranking out original films since 1989 when it released Nightbreaker starring father/son duo Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez. The company has produced one hundred plus original films. Some of their most successful releases have been science fiction and adventure films. One film stands out above the rest of them, however,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: The Librarian: Quest For The Spear (2004)”

Dollar Tree Finds

Cheap Thrills, Cheap Collectables Dollar Tree is well known for their one buck (now a buck twenty-five) toys that will appease kids for a few minutes, but do they have anything worth nabbing for collectors? On a recent trip to one of my local Dollar Tree stores I managed to find quite a few coolContinue reading “Dollar Tree Finds”