Horror/B-Movie Roundup, Disembodied Head Edition

A roundup of what I’ve watched, read or listened to lately: Thankfully, no Exorcist remake is coming. (H/T Horror-Movies.ca!) Projection Booth #144 on “The Brain That Wouldn’t Die” (1962). I loved the part of the episode that one commenter dismissed as “psychobabble” about this film being a reflection of the male Id of that era, how the legacy ofContinue reading “Horror/B-Movie Roundup, Disembodied Head Edition”

My Bottom Five First-Time Watches of 2014

I do love the terrible movies, but sometimes there are those that make you guzzle the palette-cleanser afterwards. Here are some of the worst films I saw last year, as told to Mike and Iris at the Badasses, Boobs, and Bodycounts podcast. Here are my faves of last year. Spoilers ensue, so reader beware. 1.Continue reading “My Bottom Five First-Time Watches of 2014”

My Top Five First-Time Watches of 2014

A bit ago over at the Badasses, Boobs, and Bodycounts podcast, the inestimable hosts Mike and Iris asked listeners to submit their top and bottom five first-time watches from 2014. I jumped on that action quickly, and got my email read on the podcast–mine was first up in fact.  Here it is again, slightly edited:Continue reading “My Top Five First-Time Watches of 2014”

Grindhouse Brackets 7: The Final Five?

We’ve arrived, after a fashion, at our final five films, as chosen mainly by you. I say “mainly,” because one match-up that had originally ended up in a tie was re-competed, and ended up in a tie once again. To keep things moving along, I’ve made an executive decision in favor of one film.  Somehow, IContinue reading “Grindhouse Brackets 7: The Final Five?”