Category: Junkfood Cinema

A Condolence on Elm Street

How the Nightmare franchise kept things real even at its silliest. A Nightmare on Elm Street is the franchise with possibly…

‘Over the Top’ Under the Microscope

What is it about this big, dumb movie that gets me every time?You can go ahead and sheathe your Tweets, we…

How ‘Lethal Weapon’ Partnered Dark Humor with PTSD

The action comedy about…heavily damaged Vietnam vets?Lethal Weapon often gets heralded at the preeminent buddy cop film, despite the fact that…

‘The Hidden’s Meaning: What It Means To Be Human

The zeitgeist of one of the 80s more insane buddy cop flicks.Buddy cop movies are plentiful to be sure, in fact,…

Your Wish is Granted, Junkfood Cinema Unearths the Film You Forgot You Love!

A Lost Classic Reviewed in This Bonus Podcast Episode!For over three years now, Junkfood Cinema has been Film School Rejects’ premier…

The Neutered Blood: The Strange Controversies of ‘Friday the 13th Part VII’

Alternate timelines, MPAA evisceration, and a presumed dead cast member.

Beyond The Meme: Revisiting ‘Scanners’

Scanning one of David Cronenberg’s most popular, most flawed films.Memory is a funny thing. Not funny, “haha,” so much, but funny…

Jeepers, ‘Creepers’, Where’d You Go So Bugnuts?

Dario Argento’s most personal film is also his most insane.According to Susan Sontag (as paraphrased by 80s All Over co-host Scott…

Nightmares in ‘Dreamscape’

The unclaimed ‘Elm Street’ franchise entry.1984 was a very important year for genre cinema. Apart from heralding the birth of…