Archive for Joe Corey

Pope of Greenwich Village/Desperate Hours & Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man

While kids today might find it hard to believe, Mickey Rourke was once a handsome leading man who enjoyed playing edgy characters. He had that smoldering badboy look that worked so well for Humphrey Bogart and Robert Mitchum. Nowadays Rourke looks li »»

DVD Review: Supercar (The Complete Series)

The series that launched Gerry Anderson into international fame with his Supermarionation technique is finally on DVD! »»

DVR Review: The Nanny (The Complete Series)

Fran Drescher would be a star in my heart for her roles on Saturday Night Fever, This Is Spinal Tap and UHF. But that doesn't exactly make you a household name. Few people would imagine Fran would be a major star with a voice and laugh that have the »»

The Wrecking Crew finally comes to Blu-ray

After years of playing film festivals around the world, The Wrecking Crew finally arrives and Blu-ray and DVD. They were the musicians who were responsible for so many radio hits. They would rush around from studio to studio in Los Angeles to make th »»

Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXXIII spins the summer

Summer is just around the corner and nothing cools off a hot day more than sitting back and watching Joel, Mike and the Bots mock a movie. Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXXIII spins out with four more episodes with tales of kids and hipsters gone bad »»

Blu-ray: Mad Max (Collector's Edition)

Mad Max predicted the end of civilization while it proved to be the end of two institutions. The amazing documentary Not Quite Hollywood pointed out that Mad Max was the ultimate film from Australia's Ozploitation era. The movie also was the last mas »»

Blu-ray Reviews: The Beat Generation, Alice's Restaurant, Extremities & Dance with Me, Henry!

Olive Films is re-issuing cult films on Blu-ray to bring extra resolution to titles that deserve a deeper look. The following four releases represent the end of the line for a comedy duo, the visualization of a classic folk song, an adaption of a Bro »»

Shout! Factory TV Goes Under The Influence This May

John Cassavetes, Quadrophenia and Hell's Angels among those spotlighted for the month of May. »»

Blu-ray Review: Breakin' & Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo

While dismissing Breakin' and Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo would be easy, the harsh reality is that these two film are glorious. Movie audiences in 1984 were treated to both dance epics in the spring and winter. Rap and break dancing was getting main »»

Blu-ray Reviews: Miami Blues, Henry V, Breathless, Aguirre and More

Shout! Factory has done a fine job putting out Blu-rays of movies that appeal to the arthouse crowd. The six films reviewed here include an all star French double feature, a remake of a French New Wave classic, cinematic weirdness from Florida, the f »»

DVD Review: The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts: Stingers and Zingers

The recent roast of Justin Bieber was a let down since what's the point of roasting a performer whose already a burn out case? A roast should catch fire on someone in their prime. When Dean Martin roasted guests, they were on the verge of historic mo »»

DVD Review: The Best of the Ed Sullivan Show

As David Letterman bids farewell to Late Night, many fans will wonder the significance of the Ed Sullivan Theater. Ed Sullivan's variety show was a fixture on TV from 1948 to 1971. For 23 seasons Sullivan booked all the hottest acts. Sure Elvis Presl »»

Tentacles & Reptilicus attack in June

The Creature Double Feature is the gift that just makes a monstrous night so enjoyable. What make the big monster even more huge is a change to terrorize Oscar winning actors. Hard to believe that John Huston (Chinatown), Shelley Winters (Lolita) and »»

DVD Review: Joe 90 (The Complete Series)

Gerry Anderson wasn't merely the English version of an American TV producer. His Supermarionation shows with their science fiction themes made him a combination of Irwin Allen (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea) and Sid & Marty Krofft (Land of the Lost »»

Blu-Ray review: Escape From New York (Collector's Edition)

John Carpenter predicted in 1981 that Manhattan would be cut off from humanity and turned into a giant prison. Little did he know his vision would become true since it seems to be place whose residents are Wall Street Criminals, International mobster »»

Blu-ray Review: Class of 1984 (Collector's Edition)

As a member of the Class of 1984, there was excitement when Class of 1984 arrived at the movie theaters in 1982. It was a movie that was supposed to be about us. Although the film really wasn't a faux-documentary. This was about a school that had gon »»

DVD Review: MacGyver (The Complete Series)

Rarely does a TV show come along that changes the vocabulary of the world. Sure they may give trendy quips that get quoted, but to truly become the defining word is a feat. A feat that seems almost normal for an amazing agent merely known as MacGyver »»

Blu-ray Review: Exterminators of the Year 3000

In the early '80s, the Italian film industry was having a bit of an identity crisis. »»

Wonder Years turns Season Three in May

The Wonder Years was one of the most critically lauded sitcoms of the late 80s and early 90s. »»

Shout! Factory Season Sets for TV shows.

Even though the show was coming to an end, the quality wasn't dropping off. »»

Blu-ray Review: Thunder Road

The movie is Robert Mitchum's baby on all levels. »»

Full Frame Coverage: Being Evel - a documentary about Evel Knievel

Evel Knievel was a legend in the '70s. »»

Full Frame Coverage: Crooked Candy a short on Kinder Eggs

Kinder Eggs are extremely popular with a chocolate shell covering a plastic egg that's filled with a cool tiny toy. But they're also an outlaw delight in America. People who want the forbidden joy have to go to extremes to get their fix. Andrew R »»

Full Frame Coverage: Saving Mes Aynak

Saving Mes Aynak is the important documentary showing at Full Frame this year. How can that be? »»

Blu-ray Review: A MusiCares Tribute to Paul McCartney

There are few performers left whose imprint is so great that it's impossible to not name a recording artist who wasn't influenced by them. Who wasn't touched in one way or another by the music of Paul McCartney? In the 50 years since The Beatles hit »»

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Coverage this Weekend

The 18th Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is in full swing this weekend Durham, North Carolina. That's 4 whole days of real people on the big screen. InsidePulse will be reviewing films and interviewing various filmmakers and their subjects. »»

Blu-ray Review: Invaders From Mars

The perfect illustration of how you can make a deal with the Devil in Hollywood involves Tobe Hooper. The man was already a legend for directing The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Salem's Lot. He landed the plum gig of directing Poltergeist. Steven Spie »»

Shout! Factory TV showers with April titles

The other night my cable went out, but not the internet. Instead of merely cursing the dark TV, I went to ShoutFactoryTV.com to enjoy their amazing listing of programs. They're swapped up quite a few shows and movies for April. This is a fine and leg »»

Danger Will Robinson! Lost In Space on Blu-ray in September

Lost in Space was a show that went from a serious science fiction adventure to pop color weirdness in three seasons. The tale of the Robinson family being launched into space to colonize a distant planet has remained in reruns for half a century. Whe »»

DVD Review: Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Volume XXXII)

Often the movie selections that tortured the crew of the Satellite of Love represented obscure, low budget films that arrived at the end of a genre. Sure cult film lovers knew the titles, but for a majority of cinestes, The titles on Mystery Science »»

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