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  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau

    Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 15 Aug, 2015

    My instinct was to watch The Island of Dr. Moreau before watching this documentary of its making. I’m glad I resisted that instinct. I knew the movie was a legendary bomb and one look at any frame with Marlon Brando as the eponymous Dr. Moreau can tell you that. The real question was, would it be more fun to slog through this bizarre dud with fresh eyes or tackle it armed with the backstories of the traumatized cast and crew?…

  • The Brainiac

    The Brainiac 1962

    ★★★ Watched 14 Aug, 2015

    **WATCHED RIFF-TRAX VERSION**

    Now I know why people say this is the Mexican Plan 9 From Outer Space. Do people say that? Maybe not. Well, I'm saying it. Also, El Barón del Terror is Spanish for "bat-shit insane."

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  • Warm Bodies

    Warm Bodies 2013

    ★½ Watched 13 Dec, 2012

    INT. MOVIE STUDIO CONF. ROOM - - DAY

    BJ, a studio head, enters room. Three interchangeable producers have been seated for over an hour.

    BJ:
    Hey Connors! How's it hangin' pal? I banged your ex last night. My complements to YOUR plastic surgeon and HER palates instructor!

    TOADY 1 (CONNORS):
    HA! Good one BJ.

    TOADY 2:
    OOOH! BAM! You are the man BJ!

    TOADY 3:
    Score one for BJ!

    BJ:
    Alright, enough bullshit. Business! So… we're wrapping up that Twilight…

  • Shaun of the Dead

    Shaun of the Dead 2004

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 31 Oct, 2012 4

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I've dreaded this moment for a long time. How do you quantify something that you love beyond reason? I've loved Shaun Of The Dead ever since I saw it in the theater for the first time. Actually, about ten minutes in, I was pretty certain that this was going to be one of my new instant favorites.

    I guess the main reason that I love it is that, of all horror movies, the zombie sub-genre is my favorite. Edgar Wright…