New Kids

The New Kids (aka Striking Back) (1985)

The New Kids first published by Little White Lies, as entry 106 in my Cinema Psychotronicum column “You’re gonna make it, kids. You’ve gotta be strong.” This is Colonel ‘Mac’ MacWilliams (Tom Atkins) in the opening sequence of The New Kids, giving his teenaged children Loren (Shannon Presby) and Abby (Lori Loughlin) a pep talk…

Kicking

Kicking and Screaming (1995)

Kicking and Screaming first published by VODzilla.co Kicking and Screaming begins simultaneoulsy at the end and at the beginning – but mostly in the middle. For it opens, as an intertitle states, on ‘Graduation Night’, with a group of friends wittily – and warily – celebrating both the completion of their education, and their emergence into…