“Noble Rot” (1982; Unproduced)

By Late 1981, 32 year old John Adam Belushi was already an acclaimed renaissance man. He had already conquered three whole facets of entertainment. He had formerly been a featured player on the number one rated television show, NBC's sketch comedy series, "Saturday Night Live", had been the breakout character "Bluto" Blutarski in the number … Continue reading “Noble Rot” (1982; Unproduced)

“Swirlee” (1990; Partially Filmed)

Film Threat’s Chris Gore has likened it to “The Elephant Man” meets “Mean Streets”. A bizarre, original idea by a relatively unknown young actor from the New York theater scene, James Lorinz yearned to bring the story of a mutated misfit’s struggle to get back on top, only to be halted by the shortsighted studio … Continue reading “Swirlee” (1990; Partially Filmed)

“The Tony Clifton Story” (1980; Unproduced)

Andy Kaufman.. Just mention of the name alone in a conversation would bring either scorn, fascination, or merely indifference from those whom one would converse with. And that’s just how Andy would have wanted it. A curious oddity in show business history near the end of the 20th Century, Kaufman was one of the early … Continue reading “The Tony Clifton Story” (1980; Unproduced)