The Shitfest Social 2: The Moleman of Belmont Avenue

What happens when you get some of the craziest film bloggers from around the world together to watch a really crappy movie? Why it’s a Shitfest Social of course! How does it work? A poor, unsuspecting film is chosen and a date and time is agreed upon. When said date and time arrives, we all press play and unleash comment hell. Think MST3K, internet style. Continue reading

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24 Hour Party People

24_hour_party_people24 Hour Party People (2002)

Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson

Growing up in the 80’s I developed an eclectic taste in music. But more often than not my teen angst and youthfully rebellious ear tended to bend more toward bands like Depeche Mode, Concrete Blonde, The Cure, Sex Pistols, and New Order. So I was delighted to not only discover a movie that chronicled the boom of the Manchester Music scene, but that the film itself would be just as enjoyable as the musical maestros it portrays. Continue reading

The Legend Of Drunken Master: Jackie Chan Will Crawl Across Hot Coals Just To Entertain You

the_legend_of_drunken_master2The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)

Genre: Action | Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Director: Chia-Liang Liu/Jackie Chan
Stars: Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Lung Ti

Before corporate Hollywood shanghaied Jackie Chan’s career and ruined it [The Tuxedo, really?], he was known as the undisputed master at combining action and comedy. This hard-hitting, combination knock-out style of entertainment is never more effective than in The Legend of Drunken Master (originally released in Hong Kong under the title Drunken Master II). Continue reading

Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon – Yeah it’s a girls name, wanna make something of it?

behind_the_maskBehind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

Genre: Comedy | Horror
Country: US
Director: Scott Glosserman
Stars: Nathan Baesel, Angela Goethals, Scott Wilson, Robert Englund

Imagine if you will a world where all the maniac psycho killers from your favorite horror flicks, are real. Where places and towns such as Crystal Lake, Springwood, and Haddonfield all exist, permanently scarred by horrific catastrophe and loss from the likes of Jason, Freddy, and Michael respectively. And now Glenn Echo appears to be earmarked to earn its membership in the growing list of tragedy towns by up-and-coming serial slasher, Leslie Vernon (Nathan Baesel).  Continue reading

The Kentucky Fried Movie: Toy Robot! And other random acts of silliness

kentucky_fried_movieThe Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Director: John Landis
Stars: Evan C. Kim, Bill Bixby, Henry Gibson

Before this film was released, the creators considered two alternative titles, Free Popcorn, and Closed For Remodeling. I’ve chosen to start this review with this fun fact, just so you have a clear understanding of what you’re getting yourself into. This film is pure, unadulterated silliness. Continue reading