A group of four accented Euro antenna repair folks traipse out into the wilderness in a van on an assignment to fix some sort of messed-up satellite repeater device in an unidentified location in Landing Lake. If you like long walks in the woods, men from around the United Kingdom shouting profanity in various accents […]
Clown Fear calls back to the 1960s gore shocker 2,000 Maniacs, but instead of hillbilly rednecks doing the murdering, it’s a bunch of folks in facepaint who couldn’t cut it at the circus.
Documentary “Monsters Wanted” is less about working hard to scare viewers and more about showing how scaring people is damn hard work. We see how taking a big chance can be scary as hell as Richard Teachout and Janel Nash work to establish the Asylum Haunted Scream Park in Louisville, Ky., back in 2011.
“Voodoo Apocalypse,” despite echoing some titles of Italian gut-munchers, is actually a comedic Spanish homage to 1970s cop flicks with some kung-fu, voodoo-fueled zombies and rock music thrown in.
Ben Nagy reviews ‘Absurd’: 40 years ago, Joe Bob reviewed the original, but he never got around to the sequel
Two score years and four or so ex-wives ago, Joe Bob Briggs brought forth upon the city of Dallas, a new column, conceived at one of the finest drive-in theaters in Dallas or Tarrant County, and dedicated to the oath that we believe in the three B’s, will party like jungle animals and then boogie […]
The new kid in the neighborhood with a violent past struggles to fit in with everyone else in Midnight Runner, a movie that’s reminiscent of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive, with a synthesizer-fueled soundtrack but a lot younger cast. Ian (Ben Weinswig) had an incident six years ago that landed him in juvenile detention – his […]
We’ve got another baby sitter in peril in The Night Sitter. But this one’s different because she’s being menaced by witches, is kind of a criminal and runs around with the wrong crowd. Call her the anti-Jamie Lee Curtis.
An Army Ranger traipses through the Washington wilderness trying to figure out what the hell happened to his fiancee and gets called “chief” a lot in “Big Legend,” which features cameos by two Hubbie Award winners familiar to Mutants everywhere.
It’s 2 a.m. and a gas station clerk doesn’t know where her escaped homicidal ex is — a tough way to start a new job, no doubt…
Ben Nagy reviews ‘Thunderbolt Fist’: Hero and cousin fight extortionists exploiting the local ginseng industry
One of the toughest kind of flicks to review is the kung fu flick and that’s because Bruce Lee went and wrecked the curve back in 1973 when he did Enter the Dragon. It was such a cultural touchstone that a cottage industry even sprouted up in the mid- to late 1970s of just movies […]