Friday, February 3, 2017

Opening Crummy Action Figures

Oil plastic and missing weapons confront Red Coat Black Coat when they open Star Trek: The Motion Picture, MASH, and Big Trouble in Little China action figures.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

Freddy Krueger fights future Academy Award winners to become one of the late 80's most beloved anti-heros.

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 enjoys a lengthy run at the Can-View Drive-In 1987

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 as part of spectacular 4 Feature Marathon 1987

Monday, December 19, 2016

Trick or Treat (1986)

Red Coat Black Coat watch Charles Martin Smith's Trick or Treat (1986), heavy metal horror film inspired by the Satanic Panic of the 1980s.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Westworld (1973)

Why spend hours and years watching HBO's exciting, thoughtful, and nudity strewn WESTWORLD when you can get (basically) the same story in 89 minutes of Michael Crichton's 1973 directorial debut WESTWORLD?

Monday, November 21, 2016

John Carpenter's Christine (1983)

After the financial failure of THE THING, John Carpenter is forced to adapt Stephen King's CHRISTINE to the big screen.

Christine plays at the Can-View Drive In March 1984

Monday, October 31, 2016

Company of Wolves (1985)

Arty, post-modern fairy tale The Company of Wolves makes for a poor drive-in double feature.

"The Company of Wolves" plays with "Ghoulies" at the Can-View Drive-In April 1985

Friday, October 21, 2016

Halloween 5 The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)

Red Coat Black Coat takes a look at Halloween 5, disappointed that the film fails to follow up on the intriguing story-lines suggested by the end of Part 4. Despite Danielle Harris' Herculean performance, and intense scenes of horror, the film is ultimately buried by inept writing, embarrassing "humour", and genuinely annoying characters.

Other videos of interest:

Don Shanks (Michael Myers) TV appearance:

Danielle Harris promoting Halloween 5:

Halloween 5 special effect test footage

Halloween 4 novelization: