The Holy Trilogies: The Porkins Connection

Jek Porkins

I’ll start this on sort of a random note. I’ve always been a fan of Jek Porkins. Who doesn’t love a chubby star pilot? Anyhow, from the ‘I can’t believe I didn’t know this’ file comes today’s entry. If you know me even a little but you know that I’m a HUGE Star Wars fan. You probably also know that, like most guys my age, I’m also a huge fan of the Indiana Jones films. While … Continue reading

Top Five Favorite Films From 1981

Stripes (1981)

Back again with another top 5 list, this time 1981. Before I get started I wanted to point out something about these lists. The years for each movie is determined by the US theatrical release. I’m using a website called The Numbers – www.the-numbers.com. This issue came to light after I posted my Top 5 Films From 1980 list. If you look at IMDB for say, Superman II it lists it as a 1980 movie. However, … Continue reading

Top 80’s Action Movies

First Blood (1982)

It’s been quite some time since I came up with any kind of a Top 10 list.  I was flipping through the channels the other night in a hotel room and ran across First Blood on AMC.  Naturally, I sat there and watched it till the end and it got me to thinking what a great era the 80’s was for action flicks. HONORABLE MENTIONS Revenge Of The Ninja (1983) – When I think of … Continue reading