Broken Lizard's Club Dread, a review by Rich
Title: Broken Lizard's Club Dread
TV Ep. Count:15
Plot:Broken Lizard is back and this time the crazy comedy troupe that brought you Super Troopers is taking you on a trip so outrageously fun...its murder.
Welcome to Coconut Petes Pleasure Island, a tropical, tequila-soaked vacation resort where high-spirited fun soon takes a deadly turn-leaving the islands hilariously inept staff to battle a machete-wielding maniac as they fight to survive another day in paradise. Filled with sidesplitting humor, scary slasher scenes, and plenty of bikini-clad babes, Broken Lizards Club Dread is a comedy to die for!
A horror that isn't horror, a comedy that's not funny, no storyline, shite acting, pointless nudity and amateur effects - that equals this dismal offering.
I wonder what they had on Bill Paxton to get him to star in this shambles, it doesn't make any sense as he is a great actor.
Possibly the worst film I've sat through this year.
Out of a Possible 5
(From Rich's October Horror Fest on October 19th, 2009)
The Invisible Man, a review by Hal
Title: The Invisible Man: Classic Monster Collection
Director: James Whale
Length: 71 Min.
Video: Full Frame 1.33:1
Audio: English: Dolby Digital: Mono, Commentary: Dolby Digital: 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles: English, French
Claude Rains delivers a remarkable performance in his screen debut as a mysterious doctor who discovers a serum that makes him invisible. Covered by bandages and dark glasses, Rains arrives at a small English village and attempts to hide his amazing discovery. But the same drug which renders him invisible slowly drives him to commit acts of unspeakable terror. Based on H.G. Wells’ classic novel and directed by the master of macabre James Whale, The Invisible Man not only fueled a host of sequels but features some special effects that are still imitated today.
My Thoughts:An interesting story with some pretty incredible special effects given that this movie was made in 1933. The acting wasn't really great, but I enjoyed seeing Gloria Stuart (elderly Rose in Titanic) as a young woman and I think Henry Travers is just a marvelous character actor. A fun time.
(From Hal's 2010 Horror Marathon Reviews on October 17th, 2010)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Marathon, a review by addicted2dvd
Season 2: Disc 1
1. When She Was Bad
Buffy's got a new, not-so-nice attitude; the Anointed One plans to resurrect the Master.
A good start to the second season. I like how they made it so Buffy had to deal with all that she went through during the end of season 1.
2. Some Assembly Required
Someone is building a woman using body parts from different girls ... and Cordelia's head is on the wish list.
Another decent episode... enjoyable... but nothing special really.
3. School Hard
Spike and Drusilla come to town, and Spike invades Parent-Teacher night.
Excellent episode! Definitely one of my favorites. The episode that started the Spike craze that swamps the Buffy fans... Even though I like Spike well enough... I don't know why he is as well liked as he is.
4. Inca Mummy Girl
Buffy and Joyce offer to take in a foreign exchange student, but instead get a life-sucking mummy who's taken an interest in Xander.
Another good episode. First it is a giant insect... then it is a mummy girl... poor Xander just has no luck what so ever.
(From Buffy the Vampire Slayer Marathon on November 10th, 2007)