I enjoyed writing this review just as much as I enjoyed this movie! I’ve always had a soft spot for horror-comedy of almost any kind though. But, this one does things a bit differently.
Two country brothers face an evil greater than anything they could imagine… COLLEGE STUDENTS!
Pardon the double whammy of Vaults posts. I’ve been really bad with archiving my old posts lately. No matter! Please enjoy a look back at a cheesy horror-comedy classic! (And yes, this is before I got rid of the weird spelling.)
“Very young, getting kicks
Cruisin’ around 56
Drinking beer, driving fast
This party is their last
They’ll dance on the graves
The lost souls, Satan’s slaves
They don’t know the acid rain
Is coming down to make them insane
Do you wanna party, it’s party time
We got to party, it’s party time” – 45 Grave, ‘Party Time’ (Zombie Version)
Necrotik Reviews returns with a trashy b-classic!
Continuing our theme of the nuclear apocalypse throughout July (and into early August), we take a look at the events leading up to atomic Armageddon! By this, I refer to a docudrama/alternate timeline by the name of “Countdown to Looking Glass.” The majority of the film takes place in the fictional “CVN News Studio” as information is relayed to us after daily time jumps. The central focus is turmoil in the Middle East leading to conflict between the United States and Soviet Union. This conflict erupts into fully fledged Naval combat with nuclear weaponry. As the film says in the beginning, all of this is just speculation and shouldn’t lead to panic. That said, all of the events that happen in this film feel all too real, even if they’re just relayed to us via a news team. So, if you’re safely nestled in your radiation-proof bunker, let’s take a look into the events before the end of the world!
A ways back, I covered an urban fantasy film called, “Cast a Deadly Spell”, which injected a post-War film noir aspect into the realms of modern fantasy. The sequel, “Witch Hunt” focuses on Cold War paranoia being represented by the abuse of magicks.
In the introduction, we’re given a TV newsreel of the world of L.A.! But, it’s not our L.A., as magic is everywhere in this atomic age fantasy. But, this decay in morality is too much for Senator Larson Crockett! His goal is to put an end to magic once and for all! Will he succeed? And of course, what insidious power is really at work here?
Please enjoy another review from the Vaults. Yes, this was back when I thought going by “Necrotik” was edgy and stuff… Old shame? No matter, enjoy!
“ANGRY BUNNEH KNOWS DA TRUFF!” – A tired me trying to be funny while watching this.
Collaboration with my werewolf friend!
With “Metal Hurlant Chronicles” airing on SyFy now, I figure my next Vault entry would be a look back at Heavy Metal the movie.
Take a ride!
I love this movie, but I hate this movie. This movie will never do justice to the magazine which inspired it. Now, many think Heavy Metal is just schlock, bullshit, and porn. Well, in many cases they’re right. However, there is some pretty good story material to be remembered from the magazine. Several independent artists and writers have published to Heavy Metal. A famous example is of course, Moebius.
Now, the movie itself is another story. This film is semi-infamous for rushed production. If this film took more time to develop, it would have most certainly been much better. This picture advocated cartoon storytelling for adults. But, the rushed writing and attempt to slap stories that may or may not have appeared in the magazine may make some ask otherwise.