Friday, August 19, 2011
Friday, June 19, 2009
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
This trailer is in Korean with no subtitles, but it's about a sex toy that comes to life, presumably because of an ancient Egyptian curse, if Mannequin has taught me anything about living dolls. But it looks like it might be a really good movie, drifting along miscreant pathways and contemplating love and poetry, which is what the best SE Asian romance dramas seem to do.
Saturday, May 30, 2009
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Monday, May 25, 2009
I remember seeing this movie when I was probably twelve or thirteen years old and not being able to wait for the sequels as they arrived. It was the golden age of Full Moon, AKA the best time for bad horror movies ever, and I think these trailers elucidate that point quite nicely.
It appears to be a pretty straightforward vampire movie, shot in Bucharest, about some girls who get turned into vampires by the evil Radu, who ends up battling his brother, also a vampire, for the life of one of the women with whom he's fallen in love. But since it's Full Moon it's also full of weird little claymation demons for no reason.
Oh man, Subspecies II just amps it up a little more. Now it's suddenly about using this bloodstone to become immortal (I know, he's already immortal, but whatever) and there's a bunch of vampire magic and that chick from the first one's sister is looking for her and totally in danger of being turned into a vampire too! Oh noes!
Yes, yes, Bloodlust! The terror continues this Halloween, '93! Keep it coming, Charles Band. There's no stopping this freight train of awesome now!
So these people just can not fucking die! I think when the actress utters the phrase 'please kill me' she's genuinely asking someone on set to end the franchise. Of course, this was four years after the third, which perhaps implies someone's career didn't go quite as expected. How is it that they keep coming? Every movie ends with Radu dying, then the next movie starts with some crazy ritual to bring him back to life, all so he can go after the same girl? Just get a new one, man! They're all over and you're a crazy monster with super powers! I think this was the point where Full Moon started taking a downward turn, but I fully expect them to shoot a fifth installment someday, revamping the series for a new generation...
Eh, who am I kidding? The only people who will watch the fifth one will be Full Moon losers like myself who saw the originals at the time of release.
And, just because it exists, someone's Subspecies II music video with moody gothic bullshit from Moonspell, who, by the way, look like this:
I fucking LOVE this movie, killer moths, wolf-headed dream moms, satanic backward metal,stabbing eye-hands, clay-mation mini-demons, face melts, suburban rocket silos....amazing
Thursday, May 21, 2009
So, I think there's a lesson to be learned about remakes with this movie. And that lesson is that your remake doesn't have to be shitty. Because this one is really, really awesome. It could have to do with the fact that it features Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley and voiceover icon Keith David all in one movie. It might be the special effects and their reliance on animatronics and prostheses, as CGI was not an option in '82 and still doesn't carry the same punch. Most likely it's because it's Jon Carpenter and his keyboard-wielding soundtrack-makin' ways turning a concept he experienced as a child into a paranoid arctic tale of alien horror. But whatever the reason, it should be a study in the successful transformation of a classic into a new classic rather than a toss-away summer blockbuster or crapfest slasher.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Before this was remade by Stephen King as Needful Things is was the most awesome thing Disney had ever released. It's fucking terrifying and should not be seen by children, and yet it was marketed toward children and I of course saw it at a very young age because, clearly, my parents were not a responsible lot. Jason Robards gets his hand split open by Jonathon Pryce at one point after discovering that the whole carnival is a crazy demonic force that 'comes from the dust and goes to the grave.' Fucking awesome.
I'm a little surprised this wasn't already on here...
So there's gonna be 2 Sherlock Holmes movies this year incase you didn't know. This one is the "cool" one directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Robert Downy Jr. the other one is "funny" and stars Will Ferrel and Borat.
New Trailer for "The Movie"
Hate to use the MySpace videos, but whatevs. Here's a trailer for a movie about the inimitable Count Gore de Vol, who most recently brought the horror host community online, making them still semi-relevant even though the whole concept has pretty much lost its awesome veneer.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Did yr dad ever turn the T.V. on and leave you in the living room with no regards to what was actually on it while he smoked weed in the garage with yr pet dog for hours on end? Yes? No? Well mine did and this was one of the movies I ended up watching while all the other kids watched The Rescuers and The Great Mouse Detective...
Monday, May 11, 2009
If you haven't seen Crank 2 yet then yr not allowed to look at this trailer. You MUST see Crank 2 to truly understand what to expect from the creators of Crank. If I hadn't seen Crank 2, I prolly wouldn't have posted this, but....just go see Crank 2