Beverly Hills Cop (1984) – Martin Brest

Man, do I remember the first time I saw this movie. I was twelve going on thirteen, and not only was this one of the first soundtracks (on cassette) I bought with my own cash once our family had moved to Bermuda, it was also the movie that really taught me how to swear. Quite…

King Kong Lives (1986) – John Guillermin 

  My time with Kong hasn’t drawn to a close yet! The Sci-Fi Chronicles book takes me now to 1986, and Guillermin went back to the well 10 years after his previous Kong flick to follow-up on what happened, and this one just doesn’t work at all… Picking up from the ending of the previous film, and…

Hanging with Axel Foley

I revisited my old friend Axel Foley this weekend. In the 80s the first two were simply awesome, it’s just too bad that they made such a misstep with the 3rd film. The first film directed by Martin Brest, is Eddie Murphy at the height of his hilarity, but for all that, the film isn’t…