Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus were two movie-obsessed cousins out of Israel who became Hollywood. After their own skewed version of the excellent American Fantasy, they bought an fresh -- Cannon Films -- also ratcheted up its own production to eventually become so synonymous with schlock that the sight of its emblem produced audiences boo through the entire 1980s. And yet who would have understood how close they came to nearly overtaking Hollywood and the UK film industry?