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The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971): Does anyone do drive-in trash as well as AIP?

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I’ll start with the cast. Read the rest of this entry »

Marvin Hamlisch: the man who made you understand what it means to fuck James Bond. Carole Bayer Sager and Carly Simon helped.

Yes, I know he wrote The Way We Were, The Entertainer from The Sting, and A Chorus Line, which, on a side note, I saw on Broadway starring Saved by the Bell‘s Mario Lopez. But Marvin Hamlisch solidified his status forever with me by writing Nobody Does It Better, the theme song from the 1977 James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me, with then- Read the rest of this entry »

The drive-ins opened last month.  Spring is really, really here.  And my weekend is shaping up to be rather fantastic.  I don’t even care if The Avengers or Dark Shadows disappoints – because I’m seeing them at the drive-in.

Zapped! features the pre-Charles in Charge duo Scott Baio and Willie Aames, plus SCATMAN CROTHERS. My brother owns the soundtrack on vinyl. He may mention this within minutes of meeting you.

There isn’t really that much in the world I enjoy more than the drive-in experience.  It was a small but quintessential part of my childhood: my parents taking my brother and me to  James Bond triple-features and Apple Dumpling Gang/Witch Mountain/Kurt Russell Disney movies.  It also provided a stretch of greatness through high school: riding in the trunk to get in Read the rest of this entry »