In between the first and second series of Godzilla films from Toho, Hanna-Barbera acquired the rights to Godzilla and created an animated series that lasted for two season starting in 1978, where Godzilla (and his nephew Godzooky) assisted a research team in battling various threats around the globe.
To celebrate the release of the new sequel and the titular holiday its set during, Zach and Chris watched the original Halloween from 1978 for the latest Everything Action commentary.
Michael Myers returns to battle Laurie Strode four decades after their first encounter in Blumhouse and David Gordon Green’s new chapter of the Halloween saga, arriving this October.
There have been many different takes on HG Wells’ classic War of the Worlds but by far the funkiest was Jeff Wayne’s prog rock concept album from 1978, which retold the story through songs and spoken narration from actor Richard Burton.
After surviving a setup in the last days of Vietnam, commando John T. Booker has to figure out who is killing the rest of his men and why in 1978’s Good Guys Wear Black aka Black Tigers.
After Star Wars became a juggernaut at the box office in 1977, the next logical step was a coke fueled variety show special the next year and thus, The Star Wars Holiday Special was born.
Just in time for this weekend, watch the classic slasher film with the holiday right in it’s name with John Carpenter’s 1978 horror classic, Halloween.