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Or is it Pig Out Of Hell? I don’t know, haven’t made up my mind. Swine is a bit harsh but more forceful, pig is softer but not as impactful nor as phonetically pleasing as swine. I’ve been working on this piece on and off for at least one year, the earliest copy of the […]
“Attack of the Fifty Foot Woman” is total and utter tripe. And I wasn’t expecting much, just a few scenes in which the titular gal stomps on some really dodgy-looking miniature buildings, but we don’t get even that! In fact, we don’t even see the giantess of the title until the last 10 minutes of […]
For some strange reason ( probably wanting to shut my brain down for a while, thereby preventing the kind of cerebral event that would make a real mess of my study walls) I recently took it upon myself to watch some really, really low budget movies from the fifties and sixties. This decision turned out […]
Two word review : utter crap. This Roger Corman helmed tale of a woman who uses a wasp-based serum to rejuvenate herself – no prizes for guessing what the serum’s primary side effect is – is a movie with no redeeming features at all. From the very start you know you’re in trouble – there […]
SPOILERS AHEAD “Targets” is one of those movies I’ve been curious about for decades but never gotten round to watching. Until last week, when I got round to watching it… “Targets” is noteworthy for two reasons. First, it was Peter Bogdanovich’s first film as director and, second, it was one of Boris Karloff’s last films […]
“The Terror” is a terrible, terrible movie, made by Roger Corman only to squeeze some more money out of the sets for “The Haunted Palace” before he sent them to the knacker’s yard. Not surprisingly the only good thing about this mess is the sets, though I must admit the cinematography is also quite adequate. […]