Jason X (2001)

What happens when a horror franchise dies? Well, it ain’t pretty. Of course, we know that any horror franchise is like the legendary Jason Vorhees himself and will continue to rise again from the dead no matter how many times he’s been chopped, diced, mashed, pureed or flambeed.  It just goes with the territory.  And […]

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Nothing Really Happens (2017)

I don’t even know where to begin with this one. I mean, it is strange.  Very strange.  Weird things happen. And yet, throughout, our put upon protagonist remains…numb.  Weary.  Disconnected.  Apathetic. I think the spirit of this one was best summed up in the end credits, when they gave special thanks to “That “Greasy Cokehead Director […]

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Upgrade (2018)

Gray, a gifted mechanic who loves the old cars they built before everything was computerized, was left a quadriplegic after criminals attacked him and killed his wife.  His best customer gives him a revolutionary new AI computer chip implant that will allow him to walk.  But Gray discovers that the chip can talk to him […]

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Night of the Blood Beast (1958)

There is an endearing, if slightly scruffy, charm to the films Roger Corman produced back in the Fifties. This one was actually produced by his brother Gene, who also provided the story.  Roger’s generally listed in film guides as a producer although, as with Gene’s Beast from Haunted Cave, he remains unlisted in the credits. […]

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Alien Surveillance (2018)

This is a remarkable and unexpected film.  Unfortunately, those of you who need constant stimulation are going to hate it. What we see on our screen is four separate screens, with a time clock running at the top.  These screens each represent a security camera at a bank, and the action takes place across all […]

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Not of This Earth (1988)

Is there a woman in this thing who manages to keep her clothes on? It took me a moment to remember that one of the three hookers our evil alien takes back to his place does actually keep her top on, but you have to admit that it is a huge accomplishment.  I suppose they […]

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