Tag: Cannon Films

TJFF 2019: Lemon Popsicle – Of Winners & Losers

TJFF 2019: Lemon Popsicle – Of Winners & Losers

May 10, 2019 | By

Reviews of Eric Friedler’s documentary LEMON POPSICLE: OF WINNERS & LOSERS (2018) at TJFF 2019 + the original cult 1978 film.

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Film: Lemon Popsicle: Of Winners and Losers / Eskimo Limon – Eis am Stiel: Von Siegern und Verlierern (2018)

Film: Lemon Popsicle: Of Winners and Losers / Eskimo Limon – Eis am Stiel: Von Siegern und Verlierern (2018)

May 10, 2019 | By

Eric Friedler documentary on the hugely successful Lemon Popsicle franchise may begin as a benevolent examination of the little film that could, but by the finale it’s indirectly critical…

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Charles Bronson’s From Noon Till Three (1976) + Murphy’s Law (1986)

Charles Bronson’s From Noon Till Three (1976) + Murphy’s Law (1986)

January 21, 2017 | By

Reviews of two very interesting genre variants starring Charles Bronson – Frank Gilroy’s odd black comedy From Noon Till Three (1976) and J. Lee Thompson’s cop thriller Murphy’s Law (1986), both on Blu from Twilight Time.

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A Runaway Classic: Runaway Train (1985)

A Runaway Classic: Runaway Train (1985)

December 6, 2016 | By

Review of Twilight Time’s excellent Blu-ray edition of Runaway Train (1985) + from the KQEK.com archives, La-La Land’s packed soundtrack CD.

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Boogaloo-ing to the Cannon Groove: Electric Boogaloo (2014) + 10 to Midnight (1983)

Boogaloo-ing to the Cannon Groove: Electric Boogaloo (2014) + 10 to Midnight (1983)

October 19, 2015 | By

The history of the 1980s most preeminent B-movie studio is chronicled in Mark Hartley’s Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (Warner Home Video) and in Twilight Time’s swell Blu-ray edition of 10 to Midnight.

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DVD: Electric Boogaloo – The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)

DVD: Electric Boogaloo – The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)

October 17, 2015 | By

Mark Hartley, director of the lively and critically lauded film genre documentaries Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010) and Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Tale of Ozploitation! (2008) returns with a zippy examination of The Cannon Film Group, the company founded and managed by director Menachem Golan and producer Yoram Globus…

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BR: 10 to Midnight (1983)

BR: 10 to Midnight (1983)

October 17, 2015 | By

Critically derided (but with affection) as the silver screen’s most ‘stone-faced’ actor, Bronson had just complete Death Wish II (1982) for Cannon, the exploitation studio that would prove to be his chief employer for many of his subsequent feature films, as well as veteran director J. Lee Thompson…

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VHS: Exterminator 2 (1984)

VHS: Exterminator 2 (1984)

October 19, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / E . Film: Poor/ DVD Transfer: n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: MGM/ Region: NTSC / Released: December 1, 1993 Genre: Action / Drama / Vigilante Synopsis: The Exterminator returns to save NYC from a vicious cult using brawn, firepower, and a garbage truck. Special Features: n/a . […]

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