Tag Archives: joe dante

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School (Allan Arkush, 1979)

“The release of George Lucas’s American Graffiti in 1973 unleashed a groundswell of films and television shows that wistfully gazed back at the “good old days” of the late 1950s and early ‘60s, before the “loss of innocence” signaled by the JFK … Continue reading

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Video Watchdog #178

Hot off the presses, the latest issue of Video Watchdog contains my review of Shout! Factory’s deep-stacked Collector’s Edition Blu-ray of Joe Dante’s masterwork The Howling. Click here for more info as well as a nifty preview of the contents.

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Capsule Reviews: June 10 – 14

The Wasp Woman (Roger Corman, 1959) – 2/5 Quickie cash-in fueled by the runaway popularity of the previous year’s The Fly. By locating his action in a cosmetics empire run by a middle-aged female fashion icon obsessed with cracking the … Continue reading

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