Nightmare Code (2014)

Years ago, back in 2000 to be precise, there was a movie called Time Code.  It showed four different movies at once on a split screen, although the stories did overlap just a bit. Actually, the idea is a bit older and there was a 1973 psycho killer comedy called Wicked, Wicked, in what they […]

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Konga TNT (2020)

And once again I watched a movie I was never, ever going to watch. Let’s face it: I’ve seen Brett Kelly’s movies before.  Well, to be precise, I’ve seen one of his movies, Raiders of the Lost Shark (2015), it just feels like I’ve seen a lot more of them because that one is so bad. […]

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Gentlemen Explorers (2013)

(aka, Young Gentlemen Explorers) I like this one. I’ll warn you, though: it is decidedly minimal.  After all, it was made by a backyard DIY filmmaker with more imagination than money. And, yes, I will be making allowances for that. Now I will point out that its minimal nature means that it feels a bit […]

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City of Rott 2 (2014)

There are some movies you know you are never ever, ever going to watch. Nope, wouldn’t even consider it, not for a moment. And yet, I don’t know how it happens, but you end up just giving in and watching them anyway. Take City of Rott 2, for example. I first learned about this one […]

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After Yang (2022)

It’s so hard to write about the good films. I mean, it’s easy to complain about an utterly horrible film, or sum up a fairly average one. But explaining what makes a good film so good always requires hard work. And, much to my surprise, After Yang is surprisingly good, a movie which isn’t much […]

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MEAD (2022)

$29,000. It’s hard to take in.  This impressive little film was made with Kickstarter backing for only $29,000. It certainly doesn’t look that cheap.  At first glance, the film looks like something Pixar animated five or maybe ten years ago. With the main characters shot in live action and greenscreened in, that is. I suppose […]

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City of Rott (2006)

I’ll confess it.  I like Frank Sudol’s weird little animated films a lot more than I should. I first encountered him in the anthology film, Monsterland (2016), to which he contributed a funny but gory animated short which went on a little too long. I then caught his feature film, Shock Invasion (2010), a gleefully black […]

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Savannah Electric Monochrome Dystopia [The Savannah Resistance; Savannah Electric] (1985)

I never thought I would see this film. And now, not only have I seen it, but I’ve seen two different versions of the film. When I first heard of it, under its original name, Savannah Electric Monochrome Dystopia (which I still prefer!), it was almost a myth, one of those tiny independent films you […]

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