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  • 'Graduation Day'
    DVD Review: 'Graduation Day'
    You know the drill: the 1980s produced loads of cheap slasher horror films, some were good, most were awful, blah blah blah.The one we will be exploring today is a little number called 'Graduation Day.'Laura (Ruth Ann Llorens) is a high...
  • 'Desperate Living'
    DVD review: 'Desperate Living'
    A few features into his career, the crown for America's filthiest filmmaker was fitted specifically for John Waters. After the cult success of 'Pink Flamingos' and 'Female Trouble' theaters full of sickos and weirdos were left...
  • 'Pink Flamingos'
    DVD review: 'Pink Flamingos'
    Sometimes, when the notoriety of a film is stated so insistently, it demands to be confirmed.The film in question is 'Pink Flamingos'.'Babs Johnson' (Divine) is proudly dubbed the 'filthiest person alive', a title she holds...
  • 'Tromeo and Juliet'
    DVD review: 'Tromeo and Juliet'
    Troma entertainment has proudly given us some of the “best” B-movies of the last few decades. For a “shining” example of their work, look no further than 'The Toxic Avenger'.One of the studio's biggest releases...
  • 'Hell Baby'
    DVD review: 'Hell Baby'
    Oftentimes, when one frees funny people from the shackles of studio interference, it results in some real comedy that is undiluted and truly represents their voices.'Hell Baby' is the brainchild of Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant best...
  • 'I Spit On Your Grave' (1978)
    DVD review: 'I Spit On Your Grave' (1978)
    The original 'I Spit On Your Grave' caused quite a stir when it was first released, being banned in a few countries, and winding up on several 'most shocking movies of all time' lists. Let's explore to see if it would get...
  • 'Don't Go in The Woods'
    DVD review: 'Don't Go In The Woods'
    For many, myself included, the 1980's produced some of the most enjoyable horror movies. Note that the word 'best' was not included, even though there were some real gems in the mix as well as some of the most enduring slasher horror...
  • 'Phallus In Wonderland'
    DVD review: 'Phallus In Wonderland'
    For a certain generation, shock rock would be defined by Alice Cooper or Kiss. That's all well and good, but since the mid '80s, the crown has been worn by another group. No, not Marilyn Manson and certainly not Rob Zombie. The entity in...
  • 'Miami Connection
    DVD review: 'Miami Connection'
    There are people who seek out bad movies for the thrill of laughing at them.Not this examiner.Either way, every so often, a movie has such a reputation, that it needs to be explored.Such is the case with 'Miami Connection.'In Orlando, a...
  • 'Cosmos: War of the Planets'
    DVD review: 'Cosmos: War of the Planets'
    Many people want to make science fiction movies. That is a tough genre to break into because the subject usually demands some top-notch effects and sets. Those things cost money.Not to be dissuaded, the late 70s spawned an Italian production that...
  • 'Zontar: The Thing From Venus'
    DVD review: 'Zontar: The Thing From Venus'
    Sometimes, you just know a movie is bad by the title. Case in point: 'Zontar, The Thing From Venus.'A scientist learns that his peer has established contact with a creature from Venus called Zontar.Once the alien arrives on Earth and hides...
  • 'The Hills Have Eyes'
    DVD review: 'The Hills Have Eyes'
    Before 'A Nightmare On Elm Street' Wes Craven got his start making movies that were less distinct. 'The Hills Have Eyes' might be his most well-known effort from this early period. The Carters are a family who are driving to...
  • 'Monster From A Prehistoric Planet'
    DVD review: 'Monster From a Prehistoric Planet'
    Monster movies from the '60s were a huge business. The 'Godzilla' series saw many sequels and variations of similar plots be cranked out.Japan was responsible for most of these and a lesser-known entry is a title called 'Monster...
  • 'Moon of the Wolf'
    DVD review: 'Moon of the Wolf'
    Werewolf movies have varied in quality from 'The Wolfman' to 'An American Werewolf in London' to 'The Howling' to 'Ginger Snaps' and….umm..'Cursed.' There have probably been more bad werewolf movies...
  • 'The Wasp Woman'
    DVD review: 'The Wasp Woman'
    Everyone who is into silly horror movies from the middle of the 20th century is at least slightly familiar with Roger Corman. His work epitomizes the best and worst of low-budget, science fiction.A shining example of this can be found in 'The...