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  • Night of the Living Dead

    Night of the Living Dead 1990

    ★★★★ Rewatched 09 Jun, 2016

    They're horny, Barbara. They've been dead a long time.

    Thanks to Thomas Lewry I was pointed in the direction that this was just released on Blu-ray in Australia. I was ecstatic because the only thing available before that was the Twilight Time release that was limited to 3000 that was fetching over $150 on eBay... with the worst being poor reviews for the transfer.

    Happy to say it's a new transfer, better then TT by some reports. Not perfect,…

  • Bloodstone: Subspecies II

    Bloodstone: Subspecies II 1993

    ★★★ Watched 09 Jun, 2016

    Forgive me brother! But the Bloodstone is MINE!

    I have a tendency to power through horror film sequels regardless of quality and yet Hollywood big budget sequels not so much. For example I've seen all ten Puppet Master films (confused if we're getting an 11th one or just a remake or both), yet I've only seen one Fast & Furious film.

    What could I do? I had to see what was going to happen to recently turned vampire Michelle Morgan

  • SPL 2: A Time for Consequences

    SPL 2: A Time for Consequences 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 08 Jun, 2016

    I went into this with low expectations. It's a sequel to one of my favorite Donnie Yen movies and it's without Donnie Yen in any capacity to speak of. It featured Tony Jaa prominently on the poster declaring him to be the star. Now I like Tony Jaa a lot, but he is no Donnie Yen by any stretch of the imagination. Add the fact that Wilson Yip wasn't directing the sequel either and I was just ready to watch…

  • SPL: Kill Zone

    SPL: Kill Zone 2005

    ★★★★ Rewatched 07 Jun, 2016 2

    One of my favorite Donnie Yen movies, probably my favorite that takes place during modern times. It's Yen's second movie with director Wilson Yip, but I think this one stands out from their other films together for several reasons, not the least of which is the cast.

    The original Hong Kong title of the movie is SPL: Sha po lang with each word coming from Chinese astrology representing different stars that can cause good or evil depending on their position…

  • Subspecies

    Subspecies 1991

    ★★½ Watched 06 Jun, 2016

    Twilight doesn't have shit on Subspecies... even though the film doesn't have an original bone in it's body... Twilight still could have learned a few things from it.

    Ok, maybe that was a bit harsh. There is something original here. The "story idea" is from Charles Band... which at first I thought was odd considering that the vampires were normal size. See Band has an obsession with small creatures, monsters, people, ect... for proof just look at Puppet Master, Dollman,…

  • Intruder

    Intruder 1989

    ★★★★ Rewatched 04 Jun, 2016 2

    Here comes fucking Parker, walking down nine miles, swinging the God damn head by the hair in one hand and his sandwich in the other.
    -Bill Roberts

    Introduced a couple of friends to Intruder and I ended up liking it even more then I already did. Already loved the cast, the characters, the special effects, the setup, but this time around I appreciated how hard Scott Spiegel tried to get as many clever camera setups as possible and they almost…

  • Someone's Watching Me!

    Someone's Watching Me! 1978

    ★★★ Watched 04 Jun, 2016

    Leigh Michaels: I have strange fears.

    Paul Winkless: Really? What?

    Leigh Michaels: Being raped by dwarves. You could've been sitting up there on stilts, I, I had to check.

    Finally hitting up the few John Carpenter films I've never seen. He actually made a couple of TV movies right after Halloween because apparently Hollywood executives were just as dumb 40 years ago as they are now. Thanks to the fact that it's not only directed by Carpenter, but also written…

  • Hello, My Name Is Doris

    Hello, My Name Is Doris 2015

    ★★★ Watched 03 Jun, 2016

    You're taking dating advice from a 13 year old.

    How charming and adorable is Sally Field in this? The best part isn't just that she's funny, but it's a great dramatic and gutsy performance too. I also didn't realize how much I missed seeing Tyne Daly.

  • Pitch Perfect

    Pitch Perfect 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 30 May, 2016

    You girls are awesome... ly horrible. I hate you. Kill yourselves. Girl power! Sisters before misters!

    Daughter decided I was watching this. I was told I had no choice in the matter, because she had a song from the film in her head all day at school and in case I didn't already know this was now her favorite movie. Considering that I'm almost certain that Twilight used to be her favorite movie I was kinda happy that things…

  • X-Men: Apocalypse

    X-Men: Apocalypse 2016

    ★★★ Watched 29 May, 2016 7

    Everyone knows that the third movie is always the worst.
    -Jean Grey

    Ah Bryan Singer and Simon Kinberg got cocky. I'm a huge fan of the X-Men films and an even bigger fan of the X-Men comic books, now I didn't hate this movie by any means, but I do think it's a step back and shows that this "franchise" might have gotten stagnant.

    As a fan, 16 years ago the first X-Men redefined comic book movies respecting the source…

  • How to Be Single

    How to Be Single 2016

    Watched 28 May, 2016 4

    It's like Gandalf is staring right at me. "No penis shall pass!"

    I loved Dakota Johnson in Fifty Shades of Grey so much, that I thought the only possible thing that could top her performance there is if she starred in an R rated sex comedy that plays like it was actually PG-13. Prayers answered.

    Considering this is a comedy, why were the only jokes about her sister being almost 20 years older are "You're older then me..."?


  • The Other Side of the Door

    The Other Side of the Door 2016

    ★½ Watched 27 May, 2016

    Oh daddy you're making a mess on the floor... mummy will be mad.

    Cliche ridden horror film almost made watchable by a couple of familiar faces; Sarah Wayne Callies from The Walking Dead (Lori Grimes) and Jeremy Sisto who... to this day I think he's still stalking Alicia Silverstone. I sorta wish I rewatched Hideaway instead of this.

    It's Pet Sematary with the cemetery replaced by a door.

    I had Hideaway on VHS.

    Yeah... really that's all it is...…