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  • It Lives Again

    It Lives Again 1978

    ★★ Added

    One of the few clunkers in Cohen's filmography, IT LIVES AGAIN suffers from uninteresting characters, flat direction and atrocious dubbing. It rarely rises to the occassion even though there's some great ideas.

    The song "All Time Loser" by The Liverpool Express is a keeper though. It's the most Larry Cohen part of the movie, one of two tunes of theirs that blares out of unseen speakers in a motel parking lot day and night for some unknown reason. One of the characters mentions it, to which he gets no satisfactory answer. Cohen Gold.

  • That's Sexploitation!

    That's Sexploitation! 2013

    ★★½ Added

    Way too long yet fun, if a bit underwhelming, for connoiseurs. Detailed and scholarly for cinephiles just getting into sexploitation. Interminable boredom for the passive viewer.

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  • Over the Top

    Over the Top 1987

    ★★ Added 1

    VHS, North Miami, Florida.

    So Stallone drives up to his estranged son’s military school graduation in a beat-up semi, bearing documents that prove his paternity and a desire to make up for not being around the kid’s whole life. The kid wants none of it. I wouldn’t either, because Stallone is fucking insane. How else would you characterize a guy who’d drive his 18-wheeler through a rich guy’s iron gate, over his beautiful fountain and straight through the front door,…

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    The Cabin in the Woods 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 21 Apr, 2012

    Digital. Alamo Drafthouse Village. Starts out slow but soon loses its mind. One of the best films of the past 20 years in any genre.