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  • Blood Harvest

    Blood Harvest

    ★★★

    I checked this one out after reading about it in Bleeding Skull's very enjoyable book of reviews focusing on 80's trash horror and VOD films.

    This one's mostly notable because Tiny Tim (the novelty ukulele performer of "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" "fame") appears as the troubled brother of one of the leads, who has retreated into a clown persona, known as "Mervo the Magnificent." Is he also a killer? Anyone who's seen more than one horror movie will probably be…

  • Hawkeye

    Hawkeye

    ★★★

    Watched with my bad movie club friends, and as a bad movie it's a minor hoot. When you see a movie made by a no-name who's both writer, director, and star, you're almost always in for a treat, enjoying the hubris of someone who probably shouldn't be filling ANY of those roles.

    Here George Chung stars, and the movie is remarkable for how much of an asshole he makes the titular hero out to be. For someone vain enough to…

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  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    ★★★★½

    Probably lousy history, but an inspiring and heartbreaking piece of theater, and one rich enough to stand up to all kinds of different interpretations and reflections on the different facets of America then, when it was staged, and now, watching it in the present. And thank God the filming is smart and largely unobtrusive (other than a couple of weird close-ups). 

    I was blessed to see it live on Broadway about five years back, and I shaved off 1/2 a…

  • Nurse 3-D

    Nurse 3-D

    ★★★½

    Cons: utterly absurd lurid trash.

    Pros: utterly absurd lurid trash