Troma’s Return to Nuke ‘Em High Volumes 1 & 2 are a couple of my favorite movies of the last few years. Instrumental to their likability is star Asta Paredes. Her understanding of the craft allowed her to play her character Chrissy with such a perfect amount of subtle comedy that the films feel like … More A 2019 Interview with Actress Asta Paredes!
FULL DISCLOSURE PART. WHEN THE TEXT TURNS GREEN, THE FULL DISCLOSURE IS OVER. THIS PART WILL BE LONG. FEEL FREE TO SKIP IF YOU DON’T CARE ABOUT FULL DISCLOSURES: I was a kickstarter backer for Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High AKA Volume 2 (henceforth referred to by the super simple acronym of RtRtNeHAKAV2). … More NSFW Schlock du Jour: Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High AKA Volume 2 (2018)
IT ARRIVES! IT LOOMS! IT—Uhhhh… I have always said “Movies don’t have enough predator ducks in disco clothes.” As far as I know, there is only one movie that fits that bill. This is the story of how a menagerie of Baltimore yokels have run-ins with a technologically advanced space chupacabra. THIS… IS… The Nightbeast … More Schlock du Jour: Nightbeast (1982)
directed by: Mik Cribben runtime: 94 mins The Children of the Corn. The Omen. The Bad Seed. Bloody Birthday. I could go on. Killer kids are practically a genre all their own; the spooky little shits. It’s the innocence twisted into something evil like a fucked-up animal balloon. Maybe it’s the fear of responsibility taking shape in … More Schlock & Gore: Beware! Children at Play (1989)
Again, we have a new discovery for me. I’m excited to watch this one tonight if not for the killer’s attire alone. I love a creepy-costumed killer (i.e. Harry Warden from My Bloody Valentine), and WWII fatigues will get the job done. Fun fact: The Prowler was shot on location in the oceanside town of Cape … More #SummerOfSlash 2017: The Prowler