Back in 1967, Leonoard Nimoy debuted his musical homage to The Hobbit with “The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins”, which was one of the songs off his second album called Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy.
Kathryn Bigelow is back for another movie based on true events, this time detailing the five days of chaos that occurred in 1967 in Detroit as riots broke out across the city.
Patrick Wilson is the primary suspect in his wife’s murder, especially since he’s been having an affair, in the 60’s set crime drama, A Kind of Murder.
As a side project to appearing in great movies like Scott Pilgrim and 10 Cloverfield Lane, Mary Elizabeth Winstead teamed up with music producer Dan the Automator for the 60’s French pop inspired Got a Girl.
2014’s Ouija was liked by basically no one but it made enough money to warrant a prequel that is basically a complete 180 and gives us a pretty fantastic 60’s based horror movie from Oculus director Mike Flanagan.
At the height of Freddy Kruger mania in the late 80’s, perhaps the most ridiculous piece of merchandise released was Freddy’s Greatest Hits, an album full of cheesy 60’s inspired songs like dance song “Do the Freddy”
Netflix brings us the untold story of the 60’s battle between Irish UN forces and a massive force of local troops and mercenaries during the Katanga conflict in the Congo.
Adam West and Burt Ward are back as Batman and Robin for the first ever Batman 66 animated movie, which finds the dynamic duo up against Riddler, Joker, Penguin and Catwoman, voiced by Julie Newmar.
Long in development, the adaptation of the 60’s spy show has finally arrived with Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer starring as reluctant spy partners during the Cold War.
The first movie in the “Beach Movie” genre is 1963’s Beach Party, which we’ll check out at the end of the month for our next commentary.