Rockwood Cinema Review: Hysteria -The Def Leppard Story (2001)

Actors playing the band Def Leppard pose for a backstage photo from the movie.

In our next Rock & Roll movie review, we take a look at the Def Leppard bio-pic, Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001). Before Motley Crue's recent Netflix movie bio-pic, The Dirt (2019), there was Hysteria: The Def Leppard Story (2001). Before streaming, this made-for-TV-movie focused on one of the most recognizable names in rock …

Rockwood Cinema Review: Rush – Beyond The Lighted Stage (2010)

Rush (Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart) taken from the 70s with long hair laughing.

In our last rock movie review, A Band Called Death, we took a look at a documentary that exposed a relatively unknown band, Death, who gained fame more than 35 years after they disbanded: an underdog story in the truest sense. But in today's Rockwood Cinema Review we take a look at one of the …

40 Years Later: Def Leppard’s Logo Still Inspiring Greek Restaurants Across the World

Def Leppard Logo next to Greek restaurant sign with similar shaped letters

Who would have thought that Def Leppard's logo, debuting more than 40 years ago on the "On Through The Night" album, would go on to inspire countless Greek restaurants' logos?They too would adopt that pointy style font for their logos, as if to say 'Def, we hear ya.' More jokes at Rock and Roll's expense:• …

Swiss Chalet: A Christmas Tale Of Two Different Buns

A old stale looking bun with an X through it, and a round shiny bun with a checkmark

A Christmas Tradition: Remember the old Swiss Chalet Bun from the 70s, 80s, 90s? What kind of bun was it? There are many time-honoured Canadian traditions and institutions around Christmas time, including The Festive Special by Canadian chicken chain, Swiss Chalet. Let's just say, the times have changed. Gone are the 80s brown plates and …

Board Game Review – Nightmare ‘The Video Board Game’ (1991)

Board Game Review Banner with board game shown in game play and the Gatekeeper's head poking out from the side

Are you ready for the Nightmare, the Video Board Game review, you maggot? You must say: "Yes, my Gatekeeper!" Today on cottagemixtape.com's Board Game Reviews, we take a look at J. W. Spear & Sons' 1991 horror-themed VHS board game, Nightmare. If you grew up in the early 90's you may be familiar with this …

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