Are You In the House Alone? (1978)

Any time people wonder why women keep pushing harder and harder for their inalienable rights, you should force them to watch this movie, which shows how far our society has come since 1978. There's a scene in here that literally made us start yelling at the TV set because of how insane it is. Yet… Continue reading Are You In the House Alone? (1978)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 13: Lucky Ghost (1942)

DAY 13. DO YOU FEEL LUCKY, PUNK?: A film about luck; good, bad or ugly. William Beaudine -- as we discussed back when we watched Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter -- came back from England in 1937 and had a rough time re-establishing himself with American studios. He ended up directing all-black films, realizing that… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 13: Lucky Ghost (1942)

The Wax Mask (1997)

After discovering just bad Lucio Fulci's health was, Dario Argento decided to help him find a new project in the hopes that directing would lift his spirits and his well-being. Sadly, pre-production and Argento's work on The Stendahl Syndrome went on a few months too long and Fulci died before production could begin. The two directors rarely… Continue reading The Wax Mask (1997)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 6: Psycho Cop Returns (1992)

DAY 12. THE FRACAS AND THE FUZZ: Something revolving around cops and criminals. After a day of cop related slashers, it's kind of nice to know that I'm finally winding down with the final film -- 1992's Adam Rifkin-directed Psycho Cop Returns. Yes, the same Adam Rifkin that wrote and directed The Dark Backward, as well as… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 6: Psycho Cop Returns (1992)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 5: Psycho Cop (1989)

DAY 12. THE FRACAS AND THE FUZZ: Something revolving around cops and criminals. How have I ended up here, watching Psycho Cop in the middle of the night? I blame the annual Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge. What started with just Maniac Cop ended with all three of those films, then I was like, well, let's see if there were… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 5: Psycho Cop (1989)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 4: Maniac Cop III: Badge of Silence (1993)

DAY 12. THE FRACAS AND THE FUZZ: Something revolving around cops and criminals. But what if the Maniac Cop found love? This is the question we must answer. Aren't we all worthy of adoration? Even those of us who have risen from the grave and killed numerous people in an obsessive quest for bloody revenge?… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 4: Maniac Cop III: Badge of Silence (1993)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 3: Maniac Cop II (1990)

DAY 12. THE FRACAS AND THE FUZZ: Something revolving around cops and criminals. Bill Lustig and Larry Cohen return to tell the next adventure of Maniac Cop Matthew Cordell, who somehow survived being skewered with a pole and a dunk in the rivers of New York City last time. Now, he's got a junked out… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 3: Maniac Cop II (1990)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 2: Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)

DAY 12. THE FRACAS AND THE FUZZ: Something revolving around cops and criminals. While he may be most famous for Cannibal Holocaust, a movie so controversial that he lost his license to make films and was arrested for the suspected murder of the film's cast, Ruggero Deodato is no one-trick pony. After growing up nearby Rome's… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 2: Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12: Maniac Cop (1988)

DAY 12. THE FRACAS AND THE FUZZ: Something revolving around cops and criminals. Beyond being the CEO of Blue Underground, Bill Lustig will get a forever pass just for making the films Maniac and the three movies in this series. I mean, Bruce Campbell, Tom Atkins and Robert Z'Dar in the same movie? And it's written… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12: Maniac Cop (1988)