Tag: John Landis

Spontaneous Combustion Blu-ray Review

Brad Dourif Firestarter From the horror filmmaker behind The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Poltergeist comes a fun little genre exercise in pyrokinetic terror. Director Tobe Hooper’s 1990 movie Spontaneous …

Schlock Blu-ray Review

Have a Happy Pouring from Schlock is the type of crud expected of a first time filmmaker, in this case then 21 year-old John Landis. Landis’ Schlock is random, …

Coming to America Review

Director John Landis may have taken a slow dive in terms of his movie quality recently, but almost everything he helmed in the 1980s was golden. Starting with The …

Trading Places Review

There’s not much like a John Landis late ’70s or ’80s comedy. Animal House, Blues Brothers, Coming to America, and of course Trading Places all fall into that category. …