Category Bad movies

Showdown somewhere in Missouri

This post will contain what would traditionally be called spoilers, but to imply anything could spoil Showdown at Area 51 is like saying anything can spoil curdled milk. Hopefully none of you have seen Showdown at Area 51 yet and hopefully none of you ever will. It’s seven years old at this point, so hopefully […]

Occupant occupied my time

I have to really wonder about this one. What was going through the minds of the creators when they made this one? Spoilers follow. If you haven’t seen Occupant yet and don’t want to ruin the experience, well, let it ruin itself. First the good. I was constantly impressed with the cinematography and camera work. […]

Desire is the root of all suffering

Or so said the Buddha. I think he was right. If you desire for a movie to be good, it will suck, and you will suffer.  I recently had the opportunity to watch two more films on my ’70s horror trip down nostalgia lane. This morning I viewed the Italian Argento film Suspiria. I’ll cut […]

These things generally suck

Yet movies should not suck… http://www.theonion.com/articles/fans-of-green-screens-incredibly-fakelooking-thing,33323/ Where are we going? Are there alternatives?

Paycheck

Well I guess I risk beating a dead horse by picking on a nearly ten year old movie, but I’ve just finished watching Paycheck and, though I normally refrain from posting immediately (to allow diffusion and settling etc), I fear I might not care enough later to point out in a post how preposterous this […]

Long live the eighties… Well some of them

I’ve recently been re-watching some of my favorite films from my youth with a careful eye towards how they appeal (or don’t) to me now. So without further ado… First and foremost, people have the Indiana Jones thing a little backwards. I refer specifically to the attacks on Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (in line […]

I’m going to say it

American History X sucks. I can’t seem to find this view point anywhere online, like there’s a giant conspiracy afoot in the media (oh no, starting to sound like a looney republican!), but it must be said. This was a horrible movie from start to finish. About the closest I can find to anyone feeling […]

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