Night of the Comet

It’s Christmas, 1984 and the world is celebrating as the Earth passes through the tail of a comet for the first time in sixty-five million years.  Unfortunately, this once-in-a-lifetime event turns into an end-of-a-lifetime disaster when the comet’s dust eradicates all living things.  Except for a lucky few survivors, those who weren’t killed immediately are […]

The Night of the Hunter

The image is iconic: a country preacher leans against a baluster, the word LOVE tattooed on his right hand, the word HATE on his left; his expression a paradox of friendly menace. He proceeds to wrestle his hands together in a demonstration of man’s eternal struggle. The preacher is the great Robert Mitchum, and the […]

Thunderbolt & Lightfoot

The scene opens on a small white church standing plain against a Montana sky. A priest, fleeing a hitman, runs across a field of wheat only to be saved by a stranger at the wheel of a Pontiac Trans Am. The priest is really a bank robber in hiding played by Clint Eastwood.  The driver […]