As part of the absolute onslaught of promotions for 1990’s Dick Tracy, there was not one, not two, but three different music albums inspired by or related to the film, including a normal soundtrack album, the score by Danny Elfman and Madonna’s I’m Breathless album, featuring “Vogue”.
Starring Rick Moranis, Gravedale High debuted in 1990 on NBC Saturday mornings and followed Moranis’ Max Schneider, the only human teacher at a school full of teenage monsters inspired by classic Universal Monsters and other iconic creatures.
Based on the cult 1978 horror-comedy of the same name and its sequel, Return of the Killer Tomatoes, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, the animated series, aired for two seasons starting in 1990 on Fox Kids.
Swedish pop duo Roxette was riding high on a string of late 80s hits and got another to start the next decade with 1990’s “It Must Have Been Love” from the Pretty Woman soundtrack.
Originally approached by star Emilio Estevez for the rights to use “Wanted Dead or Alive” for 1990’s Young Guns II, Jon Bon Jovi instead wrote a new song with more thematically appropriate lyrics, “Blaze of Glory”.
Based on the iconic toy line by Mattel, Heroes on Hot Wheels was also an American adaptation of the long-running French racing comic Michel Vaillant that started back in the 1950s where heroic racing champion Michael Valiant and his team/family traveled the globe competing in anything and everything that ties into racing.
For the first commentary of 2019, Zach and Chris watched 1990’s Dolph Lundgren classic, I Come in Peace aka Dark Angel
Living in a dystopian future Los Angeles, pizza delivery driver, and avid rollerblader, Griffin is forced to go undercover with the Rollerboys, the gang that essentially rules the city through sales of their drug, Mist.
Blackjack became a part of IMDB’s new streaming service Freedive so it’s free but there are ads, which messes up our plans to watch it for this month’s commentary so we’re pulling an audible and watching another Dolph classic instead, 1990’s I Come In Peace aka Dark Angel.
Put out in 1990, That’s Action! is a celebration of Action International Pictures or AIP by AIP, the force behind movies like Deadly Prey, Space Mutiny, Killer Workout, Mankillers, Future Force and more.