In memory of the passing of the great drive-in director Stuart Gordon, we re-publish Joe Bob Briggs’ review of the black leather-and-glopola classic “From Beyond,” but first, a budgetary lesson about how the U.S. economy works.
Roger Corman isn’t above recycling his own stuff, as we found out when he produced this remake in 1989 of a movie that he originally directed in 1964. The older one had Vincent Price. This one has Patrick Macnee.
In this review originally syndicated on May 15, 2002, Joe Bob takes a look at the explosion of zombie flicks in the years since Night of the Living Dead and a New Jersey-based flick called “Biohazardous.”
Last Call | Retro Review: So Here’s What U.S.-Soviet Relations Were Like 35 Years Ago (And ‘Ghoulies’ Too!)
Joe Bob Briggs gives his first impression of a new era of U.S.-Soviet relations and he reviews a Gremlins ripoff that has a title that sounds like Goonies.
A retro Joe Bob review from March 2, 1990, takes a look at “Basket Case 2,” where we find out what Belial and his brother Duane have been doing since they hit the pavement at the end of the 1982 drive-in classic.
Yep — the 1990s were 30 years ago, and while we await the start of Season Two-o of the Last Drive-In, we’re going to dust off some Joe Bob retro reviews. First up, the kinkiest man in England (Clive Barker) collaborates with the kinkiest man in Canada (David Cronenberg) for “Nightbreed.”
What filmmakers do in the shadows
Let’s all head to the lobby and grab ourselves a Lone Star
They shoot, they score, Mutants win
We’re ready for our close-up, Mr. Briggs