Dragon’s Lair: Evolving the Arcade | Lighttrain

Good evening, folks! I’m your conductor at it again with a fresh new retrospective study. And to keep in ties with my previous review, which covered 80s films, let’s walk right next door from the multiplex to the Arcade. Let’s see, Space Invaders, Popeye, Galaga… ah, Dragon’s Lair! Now this game was the creation ofContinue reading “Dragon’s Lair: Evolving the Arcade | Lighttrain”

The NEVER-ENDING STORY Vs. LABYRINTH: Who will be the Fantasy Feud Victor? | LightTrain

Greetings and salutations, I’m the conductor of the Lighttrain and thank you very much for tuning in this week! The 80s were a strange decade, that’s one thing that’s for sure. It was a creative goldmine, blessing us all with innovative films, games and whatnot that stretched the limits. Fantasy particularly flourished during this period,Continue reading “The NEVER-ENDING STORY Vs. LABYRINTH: Who will be the Fantasy Feud Victor? | LightTrain”

‘Three Amigos’ Review: Is it the Rock Bottom of John Landis’ Career? | LightTrain

Ola’! I’m the conductor of the train and today we’re looking at Three Amigos, directed by John Landis and released in 1986 by HBO productions. Before this film, Landis had been a great comedic talent in the filmmaking buisness, working on such classics of the genre as National Lampoon’s Animal House, The Blues Brothers andContinue reading “‘Three Amigos’ Review: Is it the Rock Bottom of John Landis’ Career? | LightTrain”

Dr. X: Exploitation Film Trailer Special Vol. 1 – LightTrain

Oh, hello and welcome back aboard the Train. Being locked up inside truly is a bore, isn’t it? Throw into the mix social distancing and a supreme lack of motivation and I’ve become a wreck. I dare say you have too. So I did what I always do when I’m down in the dumps, IContinue reading “Dr. X: Exploitation Film Trailer Special Vol. 1 – LightTrain”

The Art of Genndy Tartakovsky’s STAR WARS: CLONE WARS – LightTrain

May the force be with you my friend, for it is Star Wars day! Here handling the locomotive’s controls is G.H Nowak, your conductor. Ah, The Clone Wars, a CGI action cartoon with fluid battles and captivating tales; it may have began stiff and uninspired but with the seasons came something so much more heartfeltContinue reading “The Art of Genndy Tartakovsky’s STAR WARS: CLONE WARS – LightTrain”

Monty Python and The Holy Grail Review – LightTrain

G’day Mate, and welcome back aboard. If you’re new here, I’m your conductor Gavin Nowak; Pleased to meet you! In these stirring times whatever that may mean to you currently, a goofy comedy movie or show is excellent medicine. And the icing on the cake, no side effects! Thankfully I switched on a quaint filmContinue reading “Monty Python and The Holy Grail Review – LightTrain”

NICKELODEON: How Your Childhood Channel Died -LightTrain

Howdy, I’m your conductor Gavin Nowak here to talk about Nickelodeon. This channel was dominant in the late 80s and all throughout the 90s, offering kids around the globe a wide selection of cartoons, sitcoms and game shows. This dynasty was founded in 1977 but it wasn’t until a couple of years that it becameContinue reading “NICKELODEON: How Your Childhood Channel Died -LightTrain”

“Great Scott! “: The Back to the Future Trilogy Review – LightTrain

This is heavy. What’s new, I’m your conductor Gavin Nowak and earlier this week I was transported to an alternate reality through a jar of Peter Pan™ peanut butter. There were many differences between this universe and our own, like Pinky and the Brain finally took over the world and initiated global peace. After IContinue reading ““Great Scott! “: The Back to the Future Trilogy Review – LightTrain”

A Roger Rabbit Retrospective, and 3 Points of Living Animation – LightTrain

Clickety Clack Down the Track and welcome aboard once again! Just a brief reminder: I am not talking about the Oscars this year, as everyone else seems to pump out articles about it left and right and my posts take a longer time to make. For now, here’s one of my backup posts where IContinue reading “A Roger Rabbit Retrospective, and 3 Points of Living Animation – LightTrain”