Tag: film

Tragic Hour- A Look Back at Halloween III: Season of the Witch

HALLOWEEN on Beta Max. Own it for just $52.99!

HALLOWEEN on Beta Max. Own it for just $52.99!

The early-to-mid-1980s was the golden age of the independent video store; it dovetailed neatly with the halcyon days of the slasher film, a graphic Horror sub-genre. It was also the era of Just Say No, Satanic panic, and “very special” episodes. What latch-key kid of the day wasn’t traumatized by the two-part “Bicycle Man” episode of Diff’rent Strokes? Danger was everywhere, especially for children.

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Christmastime at Ridgemont High


Santa Monica Place as the Ridgemont Mall

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) is one of my favorite Christmas movies. It is one of my favorite movies in every category to which it even remotely applies. I realize it’s not a Christmas movie per se, but part of it is set at Christmastime and those scenes are sufficiently festive as to make the whole movie a Christmas movie to me. There are some other reasons too. Continue reading

Spend a dizzy weekend

Photos: BxT staff

We don’t pay the staff photographer anything. We barely give him (her?) any credit at all. But (s)he’s out there doing great work. Click the images and dig it.

This is always happening

Photos: BxT staff

It’s worth it to click on the pictures and see them a little bigger. It’s also worth it to get a little exercise now and then.

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