Saturday, September 23, 2006

More bad movies on the way

I haven't forgotten about the old Bad Movies from A to Z list. I haven't had much time to watch movies lately, let alone to take notes. But I've got the next few lined up, and as soon as I get around to viewing them, I'll add the reviews.

Someone asked if "Plan Nine From Outer Space" was going to be on the list. After lots of thought and consideration, I decided not to add it to the lineup.

Why?

To start, while Plan Nine is not a great movie, I've seen much worse. Ed Wood might not have had much in the talent department, but God bless him, he loved movies -- even if he couldn't make a good one.

Also, everybody picks on Plan Nine when they talk about bad movies. I honestly don't know that I would have anything new to add.

Plus, I already have a P movie picked out, and I don't think I've ever seen a review of it. Of course, this being the Internet, I'm sure someone will find it and chastise me.

Friday, September 22, 2006

Super-fiends

File this under "I really shouldn't have laughed that hard..."

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Voodoo Moon


There are certain actors whose work I almost always enjoy. Consequently, I'll often watch things based solely on the appearance of one of those actors.

So when I found out that Jeffrey Combs will be in the upcoming release from Anchor Bay, "Voodoo Moon," it got my attention. Heck, I caught an episode of "CSI" the other day with him in it. His first listed credit on IMDB is a small part in "Honky Tonk Freeway," a movie from 1981 that I remember solely because a little kid (Peter Billingsley of "A Christmas Story" fame) pees on the side of the road, which I found supremely funny at the time. I should add that I was about 6 or 7 at the time.

Anyhow, here's the synopsis from the press release:

Twenty years ago, a demonic massacre in a sleepy Southern town left two young siblings as the lone survivors. But for adult Cole (Eric Mabius) and his younger sister Heather (Charisma Carpenter), an obsession with their parents' satanic slaughter has lasted a lifetime. Now through Cole's psychic connection with a group that includes an outlaw biker (John Amos, "The West Wing," "Die Hard 2: Die Harder"), a traumatized cop (Jeffrey Combs, "Re-Animator") and a mysterious healer (Dee Wallace , "Cujo" and "The Howling"), vengeance is about to take a very unholy turn. Tonight they will all be brought together in a place where depraved secrets are exposed, legions of the damned are unleashed, and the final battle between Good and Evil will be fought beneath the Voodoo Moon…

As Abraham Lincoln once said, "For those who like this sort of thing, this is the sort of thing they like." That's exactly how I feel about the movies I watch.

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Avast, ye swabs!


Well, here it is, International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and if you need any pirate-like information, head on over to The Original Talk Like a Pirate Day Site.

And here's my pirate name this year:



My pirate name is:


Bloody Jack Bonney



Every pirate lives for something different. For some, it's the open sea. For others (the masochists), it's the food. For you, it's definitely the fighting. You can be a little bit unpredictable, but a pirate's life is far from full of certainties, so that fits in pretty well. Arr!

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Monday, September 18, 2006

Not just for the few...

The perils of watching old TV commercials and public service announcements: I catch myself humming this song and have to tell someone what it is.