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Musical Montage: The Belle Stars “Iko Iko”

March 1, 2021

Originating from New Orleans, “Iko Iko” is a song that has seen many different versions over the years, including the one performed by The Belle Stars that appeared in 1988’s Rain Man for the opening scene and was later a successful single off the soundtrack.

Musical Montage: An American Tail

February 15, 2021

An American Tail is still one of the most beloved and best-remembered movies from animation legend Don Bluth and one of the reasons for its longevity is its iconic song “Somewhere Out There”, which was a massive radio hit and earned two Grammy awards along with being nominated for an Oscar. Fievel Goes West brought the song back along with a new song, the less remembered “Dreams to Dream”.

Musical Montage: INXS “Devil Inside”

February 1, 2021

One of the most recognizable and popular songs from INXS, “Devil Inside” came out in 1988 off the band’s Kick album and featured a music video from director Joel Schumacher, hot off directing The Lost Boys the year prior.

Musical Montage: Johnny Squares “Welcome to the Jungle”

July 6, 2020

Things got somewhat weird in the fifth and final Dirty Harry movie, The Dead Pool, which featured, among other things, an over the top segment where a pre-famous Jim Carrey lip-syncs to “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns N Roses for a music video/slasher movie directed by Liam Neeson.

Action Hero of the Week: Blaine Striker

March 6, 2019

When the evil Major General Turner takes over the island of St. Heron, race car driver Blaine Striker infiltrates the island to find his brother at the island’s American medical school and joins up with rebel forces to take back the island.