Trashterpiece Theater gets some TEETH (2007)

Trashterpiece Theater Presents:TEETH (2007)Review by Stacey Longo It’s going to be something of a challenge to review the fabulous film TEETH (2007), while keeping it clean, but I’m not one to back off from hard work, especially if it means giving this pearl of a movie a little love. TEETH is the story of Dawn(…)

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THE EXPENDABLES 3 (2014)

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT:  THE EXPENDABLES 3 (2014)Review by Michael Arruda (THE SCENE: A heavily fortified movie theater, surrounded by armed guards, military vehicles, and tanks.  A helicopter lands out front and MICHAEL ARRUDA steps from the copter, followed by four young people, most likely in their twenties.  They approach the theater just as a man(…)

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LET’S BE COPS (2014)

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT: LET’S BE COPS (2014) By L.L. Soares (THE SCENE: L.L. SOARES and MICHAEL ARRUDA stand outside of a locked warehouse, dressed as police officers) LS (shouting): Open up in there! It’s the police! MA: I have a really bad feeling about this. We shouldn’t be here, we’re not even real cops. LS:(…)

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Quick Cuts: MOVIES ABOUT BAD WEATHER

QUICK CUTS:  Natural Disaster MoviesWith Michael Arruda, L.L. Soares, Stacey Longo, and Paul McMahon MICHAEL ARRUDA:  Welcome to another edition of QUICK CUTS. On August 8, INTO THE STORM opens in theaters: a movie about a super tornado.  No, as far as I know there aren’t any sharks in it. Anyway, there have been a(…)

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Bill’s Bizarre Bijoy journeys to the SANDS OF THE KALAHARI (1965)

BILL’s BIZAREE BIJOU By William D. Carl This week’s feature presentation: SANDS OF THE KALAHARI (1965) 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 there’s a multitude of drag queens and camp sensibility,(…)

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A Reassessment File: DEAD & BURIED (1981)

DEAD & BURIED (1981)A Reassessment File – By Paul McMahon, The Distracted Critic A simple rule existed where I grew up. R-rated movies were off limits, end of discussion. This was highly disappointing at the start of the eighties, when it seemed like every movie worth seeing bore the dreaded R curse, however, there existed(…)

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The Geisha of Gore Reviews BLACK NIGHT (2006)

BLACK NIGHT (2006) Movie Review by Colleen Wanglund, The Geisha of Gore BLACK NIGHT (Hak yae,2006) is a horror anthology in which all three stories share the central themes of revenge and betrayal. The first story, NEXT DOOR (Hong Kong), directed by Patrick Leung, sees Jane (Annie Liu), a self-centered musician returning home to her(…)

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INTO THE STORM (2014)

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT: INTO THE STORM (2014)Review by Michael Arruda & L.L. Soares (THE SCENE:  A rural road in the Midwest.  An armored vehicle races along the road, as in the distance, a colossal tornado rages. ) VOICE #1: Are you seeing this? VOICE #2:  I sure am.  That’s the biggest tornado I’ve ever seen(…)

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In the Shadows: MICHAEL RIPPER!

In The Shadows:  MICHAEL RIPPERBy Michael Arruda Character actors add so much to the movies they’re in, it’s hard to imagine these movies without them.  Never receiving the praise heaped upon the major actors and stars of the genre, these folks nonetheless are often every bit as effective as the big name leads. One of(…)

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Transmissions to Earth: THE DEVIL RIDES OUT (1968)

TRANSMISSIONS TO EARTH Presents: THE DEVIL RIDES OUT (1968) THE DEVIL RIDES OUT (1968) is interesting for several  reasons. First of all, it’s a Hammer horror film that doesn’t have anything to do with familiar characters like Dracula or Baron Frankenstein. Secondly, it’s one of those rare films where Christopher Lee plays the good guy,(…)

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