An unexpected review about a compilation of movie trailers. The movie trailer. As a society we are obsessed with them. You’re as likely to be asked if you’ve seen the latest superhero movie trailer that Marvel has shat out, as you are to hear “How ‘bout that there Tom Brady!?” while you avoid eye contact at … More Schlock du Jour: Mad Ron’s Prevues From Hell (1987)
I first met Daniel Emery Taylor after he read my review of The Return of Swamp thing, wherein I referred to the child version of him as a “chubby red-headed riot.” He found it amusing, but called me out nonetheless. We got to talking and here we are! His solo directorial feature debut is It’s Just … More Interview: Actor/Director Daniel Emery Taylor!
2/72 aka Alien Contamination aka Toxic Spawn aka Aliendrome… Directed by Luigi Cozzi AKA Lewis Coates The imdb synopsis is actually really helpful here: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled … More Video Nasty Spotlight: Contamination (1980)
I guess they ran out of the other killer animals at the killer animal pet shop. What other reason could there be for choosing the shrew as a serious threat to man? A drunk guy put a wig on his dog and said “you know what? ‘e kinda looks like a kil-*hic* killer shrew. (in … More Schlock du Jour: The Killer Shrews (In Color!) (1959)
Say hello to your new favorite bad movie. It is said that every 300 years a movie lifts its head proudly to the sky like Horus, the LAZER FALCON, and spews a beam of technicolor plasma so hot that it melts the sun and the suns of 1000 other galaxies, and in that awesome devestation … More Schlock du Jour: Ritual of Death (1990)
Video nasty count – 1/72 A choppy little ditty with a bloody little druthers? Nightmares in a Damaged Brain (aka Nightmare) is a piece of scuzz that actually saw a man get jailed upon its release. But I’m not much of a historian. And I must confess, I am reviewing this nasty long after I’ve … More Video Nasty Spotlight: Nightmares in a Damaged Brain (1981)
The Suckling has been on my radar for some time, largely due to its provocative title. After beholding The Suckling, I’m of the opinion that it deserves more credit than it gets. Surgery dreams within throat-slitting dreams lay the foundation for the weirdness that is to come. A teen’s whorehouse abortion tastes the sweet elixir … More Schlock du Jour: The Suckling (1990)