Didn't catch the first one but this was easy enough to keep up with. At its best it reminded of the style and humor of Joseph Kahn's masterwork "Detention" but even at its worst it's never less than entertaining.
I really loved this movie initially ironically due to the laughably poor line readings but by the end this was a unironic delight. It feels like another of my favorites "Mommie Dearest" had a baby with the finest fairy tales of the past. Louise Fletcher should have got a second Oscar for this masterpiece performance.
I watched this on Shudder.
Infamously bad erotic thriller is more notable at this point for its amazing imdb trivia page than anything that happens in it.
-Madonna's acting coach quit just before production began, claiming that "she thinks she knows everything". (Believable and hilarious)
-Madonna had five personal assistants for this film, including her own hairstylist, make-up artist and personal trainer. (Easily believable as well)
-Two of Madonna's more infamous scenes (one involving dripping candles, the other requiring her to masturbate) were improvised.…
As a young horror enthusiast (probably saw this around 10-12) this was one that left me cold, too slow and weird for me to appreciate. Watching it today I have certainly warmed up to it but I would not place it up there with top tier Carpenter films, and it's clearly the weakest of Carpenter's "Apocalypse Trilogy" in my mind.
Carpenter has always been in his own league when it comes to the look and feel of his movies and…