Throwback Thursday: GARGOYLES

Awakening from a thousand year slumber to the sleepless chaos that is New York City, betrayed by the only human they trusted and the last of their kind, they must adapt to the world as it is around them or face extinction… Moody, dark, and more than a little noir, Gargoyles changed the face of […]

Throwback Thursdays: THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of The Nightmare Before Christmas. Through a combination of Tim Burton’s vision and strength of concept, Henry Selick’s direction of stop-motion animation, and Danny Elfman’s score and lyrics, The Nightmare Before Christmas stands as not only a seasonal classic but a filmmaking masterpiece. And on top […]

Throwback Thursdays: Battletoads

If you’re familiar with “$@!$# #$$#% $$#@!” and other less family friendly exclamations in the early-to-mid-90’s, then you’ve probably played Battletoads. First launched in 1991 on the NES, the fighting amphibians battled across the 8 and 16 bit landscape, standing out amongst a deluge of mascot side-scrollers. Long before Donkey Kong Country, Perfect Dark, and […]

Throwback Thursdays: Out of This World

There is no doubt that the 1980s gave the world more sitcoms than anyone would care to remember.  Feeling that viewers were tired of smart comedies such as M*A*S*H, networks made the choice to produce sitcoms that were silly and shallow, and to make as many of them as they could.  While this decade did […]

Throwback Thursdays: Can’t Hardly Wait

In the late 90’s the teen-ensemble comedy was an extremely popular genre for moviegoers.  In 1998, Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan created one of the few teen comedies that can be comfortably called a classic with Can’t Hardly Wait.  With a budget of around $10 million, Elfont and Kaplan successfully combined the drama of teenage […]

Throwback Thursdays: Empowered

Most comic book fans haven’t heard of Empowered; a manga styled, sexually charged super hero comedy with a premise that’s as ridiculous as it is controversial. With a lack of Marvel and DC heavy hitters, the series has spent most of its time under the radar. Considering it’s been ongoing since 2007, it probably won’t […]