Vampirella

My husband and I have a contest of sorts going – nothing official, but from time to time, we record movies on cable for later viewing. The theme lately has been ‘who can find the worst possible movie to force the other to sit through.’ Although he had recently become the front runner by choosing […]

Jason X

You know, it’s really sad when a movie has to stoop to ripping off the plot of a Leprechaun flick, namely Leprechaun 4: In Space. Yes, Jason Voorhees is treading on territory that has already been explored by the Leprechaun. How sad is that? Couldn’t they come up with anything better than that for Jason’s […]

Bad Taste

New Zealand is beautiful. I’d want to live there some day, if it weren’t for Russell Crowe and all the zombies, deranged muppets, murderers, ghosts, hobbits…and ALIENS! Peter Jackson’s first film seems at first to be a traditional tale of alien invasion. Turns out that the aliens are harvesting humans to sell in their outer […]

Men in Black II

Barry Sonnenfeld could do worse than than continuing to release ‘Men in Black’ movies for the rest of his life. In fact, the world would be a much better place if he did. Keeping in mind some of the other dreck that he’s unleashed on humanity (Wild Wild West and Big Trouble, I’m looking at […]

Signs

God and aliens do not mix. They don’t. If God exists as Christians perceive him, the existence of aliens is impossible within that paradigm. The creation of any other non-earthbound creature is not even hinted at in the bible, except for of course, angels – and I doubt anyone would make the case for angels […]

Lilo & Stitch

That blue thing is EVIL. Pure, unadulterated evil. I went to see Episode II a couple of weeks ago, and as I was walking down the hallway of the lobby, I swear that little bastard tried to jump out of the poster and get me. All sweet and innocent as you walk by, but then […]

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

Light Sabre wielding Yoda kicks ass! I doubt I am ruining anything about the film by proclaiming the kickass-ness of Yoda’s fight scene. Is it possible that there is anyone left on the planet that has not seen Episode II yet? I saw it a few weeks ago – I didn’t quite make it on […]

Red Planet

Cool, but dumb. I think I got Red Planet confused with Mission to Mars, because I was expecting it to suck way more than it did. Haven’t really been in the mood to go out to a movie lately. Not sure why, but it’s probably because the Nation as a whole is pretty fucked up […]

What Planet Are You From?

I don’t think that I would mind a humming penis. Mike Nichols is traditionally a purveyor of mediocre ‘American’ films – after The Graduate, where else to go is there, but down? But since Garry Shandling had a big hand in this one, I found it to be above his average game. Garry Shandling is […]

Pitch Black

Another Alien remake. Not that it’s such a bad thing. It’s pretty hard to avoid Alien comparisons, no matter what the Aliens look like, what the situation is, who the cast is. Pitch Black is one of the few films that I have seen lately that holds up to the Alien comparisons, even beyond them. […]