The Twilight Zone: The Movie, a Helicopter Crash, and Lawsuits

On July 23, 1982, Vic Morrow, Myca Dinh Le and Renee Shin-Yi Chen were involved in an accident due to a number of issues that cost them their lives. We’ll get into that later. First off, I want to focus on a couple of the newspaper stories from that day and the following week: Lancaster…

His and Hers Reviews: Plan 9 From Outer Space

His: Plan 9 from Outer Space is a 1957 film written and directed by the infamous Edward D. Wood, Jr. The reputation that Plan 9 has is based on the fact that it has largely been touted as the worst film ever made (an opinion this reviewer vehemently disagrees with), however there is a certain…

His and Her Reviews: Halloween

His: In the sixth grade I spent the night at a friend’s house. Growing up I had been into Science Fiction, especially Star Wars upon discovering it, and had been pretty sheltered from anything that could be considered ‘scary’ by my mother. While at this friend’s house he had Halloween and Halloween II on Laserdisc…

The Twilight Zone Movie

His: The Twilight Zone: The Movie is an anthology film released in 1983 and based upon the anthology series The Twilight Zone that ran from 1959-1964. Because the film is an anthology it is necessary to tackle each portion individually, and then discuss The Twilight Zone: The Movie as the sum of its parts rather…

The Thing (1982)

His: The Thing is a John Carpenter science fiction/horror masterpiece starring Kurt Russell and some of the best practical effects the 1980s had to offer. It’s one of the origins of the 1980s’ over the top horror films that would go on to influence cult hits like Slither. If you have not yet seen this…