This is definitely a movie that should have been ridiculed on MST3K. It has all the credentials; bad acting from the main actor, cheap monster costumes and characters oblivious to a hole in the ground that's the size of the Grand Canyon.
Despite this, I have watched this movie around five or six times (I have it on VHS). Why? I guess because it's a guilty pleasure. It makes me laugh even though that's not the film's intention. It does…
If you're tired of the same old kind of Zombie movie, then Pontypool might be a refreshing change. It is more cerebral, than cannibal.
The entire story takes place in a radio station in a small Ontario town in Canada. Think of it as similar to Orson Welles' famous radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds.
Confined to the radio station, the characters have to rely on reports coming into the station, about an epidemic, from listeners calling…
Half reunion movie, half biopic, 100% Batastic!
I was really surprised by this. Rarely do TV reunion movies manage to recapture the magic of its television roots, especially nearly forty years later. However, this proves to be the exception, thanks in large part to the great chemistry and comraderie of Adam West and Burt Ward. Even after all these years, they still make a great team.
What helps this movie is the way the story is told. The script is…