Sidewinder’s View: “The Killer Elite” (1975), Or: Burt Young, Smasher Of Ninjas!

Ninjas staging an open attack on armed targets in broad daylight...in spite of the fact they're wearing gray ninja suits to match their surroundings on a battleship ("Ha! You can't see us, Jimmy Caan! We are NINJA!")...was quite ridiculous all by itself.

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Classic Rock Tune Of The Week: “Everything Works If You Let It”, by Cheap Trick (1980)

Theme song played over the opening credits of Roadie, directed by Alan Rudolph.  https://youtu.be/d7qZXGpqla4 Personal anecdote: In the summer of 1980, my dad and grandfather took a trip to one of our local drive-in theaters to watch The Final Countdown. https://youtu.be/min2ohR8j3U The second feature on the drive-in's double bill that night was Roadie. My dad … Continue reading Classic Rock Tune Of The Week: “Everything Works If You Let It”, by Cheap Trick (1980)