James Batman (1966)

Imagine: A Filipino James Bond and Batman hybrid starring their King of Comedy. It’s 100% true — starring Dolphy, who from 1965-1966 made several James Bond spoofs including Dolpinger, Genghis Bond: Agent 1-2-3, Dr. Yes, Operation Butterball, Dressed to Kill, Dolpinger Meets Pantarorong, Dolpinger: Agent sa lagim and even a Man from U.N.C.L.E. parody, Napoleon Doble and the Sexy Six.  […]

Becoming Bond (2017)

Directed by Josh Greenbaum, who also made Behind the Mask for Hulu, this documentary is all about the left and times of the man who played Bond just one time, George Lazenby. I love the set-up that they wrote for the film: “The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through […]

The Killing Edge (1988)

Unlike many of the shot on videos featured on the site the last few days, The Killing Edge was directed by someone who had made several films, Lindsay Shonteff. One of his first films was 1964’s Devil Doll, but he may be best-known for a series of James Bond remix remake ripoff movies that started with Licensed to […]

DISMEMBERCEMBER: Santa Claus the Movie (1985)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This was first on the site on December 23, 2017. After the father-and-son production team of Alexander and Ilya Salkind finished up with Superman III and Supergirl, what else was left but to explain the mysteries of Santa Claus to children all over the world? Who should direct should an endeavor? How about John Carpenter? No, […]

MILL CREEK NIGHTMARE WORLDS: Contamination (1980)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Welcome to the first of this month’s Mill Creek box set articles. Up first — Luigi Cozzi’s Alien Contamination! This was first on the site on August 27, 2018. As a large ship drifts into New York City, you may wonder, “Am I watching Zombi?” No, you’re watching Contamination or Alien Contamination, but the similarities may […]