I have a confession to make: I watched this one because the Landmaster (from Damnation Alley) appears in it. And, yeah, that is probably one of the main reasons to watch this one. Although it really isn’t that bad. This one is yet another film from Fred Olen Ray. He made an absurd number of super […]Read more "Hybrid (1997)"
( aka Piranha II: The Spawning) Okay, let’s get a few things clear. This is a sequel. But then we all knew that. It does more or less follow from the events in the last film — or at least acknowledge them. In a few lines of dialogue. Followed by a clear statement that this […]Read more "Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1982)"
Aaaand once again we find ourselves watching One Million B.C. Well, at least the dinosaur bits. I honestly have no idea how many films have stolen those classic “lizards with fins” effects from that film. I’ll admit that some of the sequences are staged with stunning effect, particularly the volcanic eruption and its aftermath, but […]Read more "Untamed Women (1952)"
It’s called truth in labeling… This one came from someone called TFO Productions, but if you look back at their first production, Monster from Bikini Beach, you will learn that TFO stands for “Trash Film Orgy.” Which, yes, sums this one up nicely! A ragtag gang of space pirates stages a big space Casino heist. […]Read more "Planet of the Vampire Women (2011)"
Fred Olen Ray has a well earned reputation for making bad films. If you have any doubts on that score, check out The Alien Dead, which somehow avoids having any aliens, dead or alive. I’ll concede that some of his films aren’t all bad, like Deep Space, although I might be more lenient towards it because of […]Read more "Biohazard (1985)"
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 […]Read more "Jason X (2001)"
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 […]Read more "Nothing Really Happens (2017)"