Double Duty (2009)

A decade after her action film efforts, former pro wrestler Mimi Lesseos co-wrote another film, a movie in which she plays MJ, a career Marine who suddenly is no longer on active duty and must become part of the civilian world. This could be a quiet study of PTSD and how the military doesn’t prepare […]

Exploring: Elvis Fantasy Flicks

Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper were right: “Elvis Is Everywhere!” So drop your needle on the Dead Milkmen because, we are “Going to Graceland.” Don’t let the rockabilly sounds of Elvis Hitler bum your trip. (Remember, in our Beatles’ movies tribute, we called out the More Fiends for their cover-hybid of Motorhead and the Beatles […]

A Matter of Degrees (1990)

Editor’s Desk: This review originally ran on October 18, 2019, as part of our “2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge.” We’ve brought it back for our “John Doe Week” tribute of reviews. Editor’s Desk: Upon the news of his medical hardships, we’ve seen an uptick in our reviews of Tom Sizemore films, which is no way for […]

2020 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 9: Big Money Rustlas (2010)

DAY 9. OG NETWORK: See something made after 2010 with no visible cell phones. No texting while watching this one! Ah man, remember those great old days when the FBI was convinced Juggalos were a gang — which was no fun for them — and we weren’t worried about people standing back and standing by? […]

The Runners (2020)

This movie is the nightmare of every parent. Or older brother, as the case may be. After losing their parents in a car accident, Ryan is raising Zoe, who has suddenly entered that rebellious stage of the teen years. That’s all well and good, but in the kind of twist that would inform a Trump […]

Blue Steel (1990)

So this isn’t really a giallo. But then again, Near Dark really isn’t a gothic horror movie, but it does a damn good job of updating that genre too. That’s due to Kathryn Bigelow, the only woman to ever win a Best Director Academy Award. From Point Break to Strange Days and the film that won her that […]