In episode 2 of the Drive-In, Mapache covers the May selections for me, and talks about some fantastic double-features. Included are Hack-O-Lantern, and the recently reviewed Return of Swamp Thing. Check it out at The Basement On A Hill YouTube Channel! Stay Slime, and be Rad at all Times! -Rat
directed by Jim Wynorski runtime: 88 glorious mins MVD Rewind Collection spine #5 DISCLAIMER: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS NERDY AND INAPPROPRIATE SHIT. From director Jim Wynorski, Heather Locklear’s Boobs AKA The Return of Swamp Thing I saw Avengers: Infinity War against my better judgement. I knew I was done with the modern superhero yarn and I … More Schlock & Gore: The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
Time travel stuff is annoying as shit. There’s all this world-building and rule-setting that has to be done before you get into the actual characters and story. So when I opened up Sweterlitsch’s 388 page novel, that’s what I expected. That’s not what I found. Sweterlitsch wants his audience to be overwhelmed at first, to … More Review of Tom Sweterlitsch’s ‘The Gone World’
Well I’m back to review to the second installment in the August Underground trilogy. I can say that it wasn’t an easy film to find. I knew I wanted a hard copy and I was only going to stream it if I absolutely had to, but after searching the internet for days and two failed … More August Undergrounds Mordum
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A Review of Marian Engel’s ‘Bear’ (1976) If you have heard about Engels’ Canadian fringe flagship, ‘Bear’, there’s only one reason why, and we’ll get to the part in the spoiler zone below. For now, lemme beat around this bush, because frankly, there’s much bush to beat around. This is a lively honey-spurt of a … More Review of Marian Engels’ ‘Bear’ (1976)
directed by Lou Garcia and Annette Martinez runtime: 76 minutes Wild Eye Releasing Salvador Dali is quoted as saying “Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” So then is it safe to say that ambition without intelligence is wings without a bird? If that’s the case then Acid Bath is full-on Red Bull. It … More Schlock & Gore: Acid Bath (2006)
Ahh, good old no-budget horror. Among the thousands of titles that belong to said subgenre within a subgenre, there are many gems. I’ll cut right to the chase here: Don’t Fuck in the Woods is one of those gems. You see, it seems to me that the independent no-budget horror flick makers are the ones … More Don’t Fuck in the Woods
It had been years since I watched John Carpenter’s Christine. I was thrilled to stumble across it while I was browsing the selection of movies on Crackle (not a streaming service I use often but one I check out every now and then). My memory of the film is that it wasn’t very good and … More Streaming: Christine
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