Tag - Animation

Tentacles (1977)

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 31: Tentacles!

For the 31st day of our madness, we’ve decided to go out with the potential for some seriously lethal hugs. It’s the 1977 flick Tentacles, and the notion of a killer octopus reminds me of course of It Came from Beneath the Sea...

Headsup: Kicking Butts and Shrinking Butts

Disclaimer: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment requests we note that it provided a free copy of the third title featured below. The opinions I share are my own. If you’re in the mood for some laughter, music, and classic lighthearted fun...

32 Days of Halloween X, Day 20: J.D.’s...

Day 20 of the 32 Days of Halloween festival is upon us. And we’ve decided to take a couple of animated shows and their themed episodes. Let’s begin with Animaniacs…because why not. Here’s some of their patented style...

Headsup: Animation

  Out now are two new releases from the animation world to help us see the lighter side of life:   First we have The Powerpuff Girls: Tiara Trouble.  After over a decade since they left the air in 2005, Buttercup, Bubbles, and...

Headsup: Star Trek: The Animated Series on...

Star Trek: The Animated Series (often referred to simply by the abbreviation “TAS”) was an important part of the Star Trek cannon for a few reasons: it bridged the gap for content-hungry fans between the end of the original...

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 30: The Return...

Okay, normally I don’t mention the feature film until after whatever short subject we’re doing–but–the Count really is fascinated by that woman’s ass, isn’t he? Ahem. We open with the surreal and...

Revenge of the Zombies (1943)

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 23: Revenge of...

For tonight’s opening salvo, we go to 1954 and the Popeye short, “Fright to the Finish.” In it, we have one of the classic love triangles–Popeye, Bluto and Olive Oyl–put through the filter of Halloween. And in...

Phantom Planet (1961)

32 Days of Halloween IX, Day 16: The Phantom...

Sweet Cthulhu, we’re already halfway through this thing? Time flies when you’re using a holiday to pretend all’s right with the world. Anyway. For tonight, we take a stroll through the nostalgia aisle, for a bit of the...

32 Days of Halloween Goes To Hell Starts...

If history has taught us anything, it’s never fight a land war in Asia. If history has taught us a second thing, it’s that you can’t keep a good franchise down. Or a bad one. Either way, down is not something franchises can...