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THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU [1996]

“This is the most outrageous spectacle I’ve ever witnessed . . .” An incoherent version of the H.G. Wells’ classic, this total piece of crap stars Val Kilmer and Marlon Brando—as the insane scientist who creates man-beast hybrids on a … Continue reading

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BELA LUGOSI MEETS A BROOKLYN GORILLA [1952]

“A horror film that will stiffen you with laughter!” Directed by the infamous William “One Shot” Beaudine, Brooklyn Gorilla features Ramona the Chimp and the late great Bela Lugosi in another mad scientist role right before he starred in a … Continue reading

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REVOLUTION [1985]

This rather depressing historical drama directed by Hugh Hudson and starring Al Pacino as a revolutionary soldier proved to be a universally panned box office disaster, but I believe the cinematography is outstanding and worth a look. One British critic … Continue reading

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REEFER MADNESS [1936]

“I’m going to ask you a straightforward question: isn’t it true that you have, perhaps unwillingly, acquired a certain habit through association with certain undesirable people?” Wholesome high school kids take a few puffs of the “killer weed” and become … Continue reading

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BILLY THE KID VS. DRACULA [1965]

John Carradine (looking a little worse for the wear) portrays Dracula in this warped      Western from Director William “One Shot” Beaudine. Filmed in “Shockorama,”      whatever the hell that is! Also check out Beaudine’s Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter [1965].

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ENVY [2004]

Interested in a comedy that features the talents of Jack Black and Ben Stiller about a dog shit-removal product called Va-poo-rizer? Don’t say I didn’t warn you! Envy is simply a steaming pile of dog shit but for some reason I find … Continue reading

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TWO THOUSAND MANIACS! [1964]

The Southern town of Pleasant Valley was totally wiped out by Union troops during the Civil War. Now, 100 years later, the ghosts of those murdered have risen up to exact revenge! The “Wizard of Gore” himself, Herschell Gordon Lewis, … Continue reading

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