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  • The Stuff

    The Stuff

    ★★★★½

    I like movies with blobs. This movie has a dessert blob. It's called The Stuff and it's out to kill us all, after we eat it of course. Director Larry Cohen mixes 80's era consumerism, amazing cheap special effects and retro sci-fi paranoia to create something wonderful. The idea of alien dessert was enough to hook me. And even though the story goes all over the place and The Stuff's powers are quite vague, the film still feels very smart.…

  • Microwave Massacre

    Microwave Massacre

    ★★★½

    Jackie Vernon just wants a bologna and cheese. His old lady has a more refined palette though and only makes fancy stuff so she can have the "whole cultural experience". I will say the idea that the microwave can make good food seems like total bullshit to me, but this was a different time. Eventually a drunk Jackie snaps and chops up his wife for not cooking something he can eat with his hands. The next day he takes a…

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  • Blood Rage

    Blood Rage

    ★★★★

    Blood Rage has been on my radar since Arrow Video put it out last year. I had never seen or heard about it until then, but when it comes to "undiscovered" slasher movies it's a real gamble to buy one on a whim especially at those damn Arrow prices. Eventually Blood Rage ended up on some top Blu-Ray lists of 2015 and word on the Letterboxd is that this is an above average slasher with a crazy mother, evil twins,…

  • TerrorVision

    TerrorVision

    ★★★★★

    Hoop-Topber 2.0: The Schlocker Part 1

    "Intellectual decay! Turn it off or it will rot your brain!"

    Five stars...one star...for a movie like this I can go either way. TerrorVision knows it's stupid and wants you to know that too. It's about a rogue alien who escapes its home planet and finds its way to Earth (more specifically the Putterman house) via satellite television. So it's up to the Puttermans and another alien, named Pluthar, to stop the giant human-eating…