The Hateful Eight (2015)

the-hateful-eight-poster1The Hateful Eight is the uplifting tale of eight mean sons of bitches who find themselves stranded together during a blizzard at Minnie’s Haberdashery and take turns killing each other when they are not too busy reciting each others biographies.  The ensemble cast is headed up by Samuel L. Jackson as Gen. Marquis Warren, a former Union soldier whose now taken up bounty hunting, Kurt Russell (Escape from NY, The Fox and the Hound) as the vicious John ” The Hangman” Ruth.  Ruth is taking Daisy Domergue (played by the habitually abused Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hitcher, Heart of Midnight) into justice to be hanged.  The phenomenal Walton Goggins (The Shield, Justfied) plays as Chris Mannix, who dubiously claims to be the Sheriff and accompanies them to Minnie’s. Continue reading

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Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Canon Films (2014)

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Electric Boogaloo
, not to be confused with the masterpiece Breakin’ 2:  Electric Boogaloo (from which this documentary lovingly takes it’s name) is a hyperactive shotgun blast of fun through the hey day of Canon Films.  The story of the films is told by those who lived through this amazing era of film making, including Lucinda Dickey (Ninja 3), Robin Sherwood (Death Wish II), and Sybil Danning (Luigi Cozzi’s amazing Hercules).  And of course, the cast of the Breakin’ films make an appearance.  Continue reading