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  • Tales from the Hood

    Tales from the Hood


    "Welcome to hell... motherfuckers."

    I always passed up Tales from the Hood at the video store because, based on the cover artwork, I thought it looked goofy. Now that I've finally seen it, my first thought was that the marketing did this film a disservice, because it is a far more serious film than that artwork would have you believe. That's not to say there isn't humor in it, but for the most part this is a real horror film…

  • Compromising Positions

    Compromising Positions


    Compromising Positions is a light murder mystery comedy, made watchable by the always fabulous Susan Sarandon, not to mention a solid cast of supporting performers like Raul Julia, Deborah Rush, and Mary Beth Hurt. It starts out pretty compellingly, with Joe Mantegna as a sleazy dentist who gets knocked off, but as the film progresses it begins to play out like a failed pilot for a weekly sitcom that never got picked up. It's enjoyable, but not enough to stick in your mind, which could be why the film is still unavailable on home video.

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  • Sleepaway Camp

    Sleepaway Camp


    Sleepaway Camp will always hold a special place in my heart, because of my memory of renting the VHS from the video store years ago. I was young and didn't have access to the Net back then, so I knew absolutely nothing about this movie when I picked the box up off the shelf. The lack of photos from the movie on the back cover didn't help either, but the phony letter from a frightened camper printed on the back…

  • Elves



    Elves is one of the most amazing movies I've ever seen. Holy shit. This should be a holiday classic on the same level as A Christmas Story. It's BETTER than A Christmas Story.

    It's a GOLDMINE of quotes. Did John Waters write this movie??

    "I'm not a pervert, I like seeing naked girls!"
    "I'm your fucking sister!"
    "Yeah and you've got fucking big tits and I'm gonna tell everybody I saw them!" (Oh btw this was said by a little…