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MACHETE KILLS (2013)

MACHETE KILLS (2013)

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT: MACHETE KILLS (2013) By L.L. Soares and Michael Arruda (THE SCENE: The US/Mexican border. MICHAEL ARRUDA pulls up in a car, and border police officer L.L. SOARES stops him) LS: Identification please. MA: Very funny. Nice costume. Wanna let me through, I’m in a hurry. LS: Sir, I need to see your(…)

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Bill’s Bizarre Bijou Takes on DEADLY PREY (1987)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou Takes on DEADLY PREY (1987)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou By William D. Carl This week’s feature presentation: DEADLY PREY (1987) Welcome to Bill’s Bizarre Bijou, where you’ll discover the strangest films ever made.  If there are alien women with too much eye-shadow and miniskirts, if papier-mâché monsters are involved, if your local drive-in insisted this be the last show in their(…)

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Bills’ Bizarre Bijou visits the COMMON LAW WIFE (1963)

Bills’ Bizarre Bijou visits the COMMON LAW WIFE (1963)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou by William D. Carl This week’s feature presentation: COMMON LAW WIFE (1963) Welcome to Bill’s Bizarre Bijou, where you’ll discover the strangest films ever made.  If there are alien women with too much eye-shadow and miniskirts, if papier-mâché monsters are involved, if your local drive-in insisted this be the last show in(…)

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Bill’s Bizarre Bijou Watches WRESTLING WOMEN VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY (1964)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou Watches WRESTLING WOMEN VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY (1964)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou William D. Carl This week’s feature presentation: WRESTLING WOMEN VS. THE AZTEC MUMMY (1964) Welcome to Bill’s Bizarre Bijou, where you’ll discover the strangest films ever made.  If there are alien women with too much eye-shadow and miniskirts, if papier-mâché monsters are involved, if your local drive-in insisted this be the last(…)

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SPRING BREAKERS (2013)

SPRING BREAKERS (2013)

SPRING BREAKERS (2013) Movie Review by L.L. Soares If you think this is going to be just another Spring Break teen sex comedy, then you are in for a surprise. SPRING BREAKERS is another kind of animal altogether, and it’s the kind of pop/art hybrid that will be playing at your local arthouse theater, as(…)

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Pickin’ the Carcass Visits THE RIG (2010)

Pickin’ the Carcass Visits THE RIG (2010)

PICKIN’ THE CARCASS:  THE RIG (2010) By Michel Arruda   I’ve said it many times before but it’s true:  I’m a sucker for monster movies, and so today’s PICKIN’ THE CARCASS feature, THE RIG (2010), in spite of the fact that it’s a clear rip-off of the ALIEN formula, won me over.  It’s actually a(…)

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JOHN DIES AT THE END (2013)

JOHN DIES AT THE END (2013)

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT: JOHN DIES AT THE END (2013) By L.L. Soares (with a guest appearance by Michael Arruda) (THE SCENE: An all-night Chinese restaurant at midnight. DAVID WONG —looking a lot like actor Chase Williamson—sits in a booth. MICHAEL ARRUDA and LL SOARES enter and sit down across from him) WONG: I didn’t think(…)

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Bill’s Bizarre Bijou wants you to GET CRAZY (1983)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou wants you to GET CRAZY (1983)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou William D. Carl This week’s feature presentation: GET CRAZY (1983) Welcome to Bill’s Bizarre Bijou, where you’ll discover the strangest films ever made.  If there are alien women with too much eye-shadow and miniskirts, if papier-mâché monsters are involved, if your local drive-in insisted this be the last show in their dusk(…)

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Trainsmissions to Earth: THE TRAIL OF THE SCREAMING FOREHEAD (2007)

TRANSMISSIONS TO EARTH Presents TRAIL OF THE SCREAMING FOREHEAD (2007) Movie Review by L.L. Soares Some of our regular readers might recognize the name Larry Blamire. He’s the guy who gave us such hilarious movies as THE LOST SKELETON OF CADAVRA (2001), THE LOST SKELETON RETURNS AGAIN (2009) and DARK AND STORMY NIGHT (also 2009).(…)

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JUAN OF THE DEAD (2011)

JUAN OF THE DEAD (2011)

JUAN OF THE DEAD (2011) Movie Review by L.L. Soares In 2004, SHAUN OF THE DEAD gave us a horror comedy that hit all the right notes. Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost gave us a “dead on” comedy firmly planted in the world of the zombies created by George A. Romero in such(…)

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