Category Archives: B-Movie/Cult Films

Retro Review – The Lost Boys

Before Joel Schumacher took his rightful place as the most disgusting creature history has ever produced, he was famous for two things. The first thing was his apparent addiction for directing films based on John Grisham novels. Much like the … Continue reading

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A Review of Wet Hot American Summer

We’re deep in the middle of summer, which means everyone’s staying inside watching Netflix to beat the heat. Which means, to respond to the increased demand, Netflix is launching new shows. One unusual pick for development is a revival of … Continue reading

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Hard Target and the Fall of John Woo

I am not sure who the first foreign filmmaker was that decided to emigrate to Hollywood seeking fame, fortune, and artistic satisfaction. A case could be made for Charlie Chaplin. Maybe it was Chaplin’s success that inspired other foreign directors … Continue reading

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A Review of Shadow of the Vampire

Any critic could make the argument that Nosferatu is the greatest German film of all time. I know several who have. I would not be among that crowd, but I would be foolish to admit that the film does not … Continue reading

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A Review of The Evil Dead

After Ebert’s death, I became convinced that I had to go to a theater. It didn’t matter the film. It was something I had to do. It’s also what cemented my decision to see The Evil Dead in theaters. I … Continue reading

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A Review of Dead Alive

I realize now that there has been a lull in both this blog and the theater. Once the Oscars are announced, everyone seems to hit pause. Hollywood seems to be waiting until May, when it can release its torrent of … Continue reading

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A Review of Hausu (House)

When I think of Halloween, I think of Hausu. This horror import, which was not released in the U.S. until thirty years after its theatrical bow in Japan, is one of the most unusual horror films ever crafted. Actually, that … Continue reading

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A Review of Barbarella

There was a time in the distant past where Jane Fonda was not some leathery has been who made a living by appearing at Democratic fundraisers in exchange for food. She used to be one of the most talked about … Continue reading

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A Review of The Human Centipede 2

I reviewed part one and hated it. Part two is being reviewed for continuity’s sake. I made no secret about my hatred for the first one. But the thing is, it has stayed with me long after I was done … Continue reading

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A Review of At Long Last Love

Hello again. I know I have become one of those figures who seems like J.D. Salinger in terms of his publishing output. Trust me, I know – two weeks online without publishing is the same as forty years in any … Continue reading

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