NO FALSE METAL MOVIES WEEK: Rocktober Blood (1984)

I could have been the best, I could have had it made. Because of you and all the rest I wound up in a grave. In my dying day, revenge I swore I'd take. Now your time is running out! Let's kill for killing's sake! 1984's Rocktober Blood starts with Billy "Eye" Harper singing "I'm Back" while… Continue reading NO FALSE METAL MOVIES WEEK: Rocktober Blood (1984)

The Dungeonmaster (1984)

Let's face it. I love portmanteau movies. From Tales from the Crypt to Asylum, The House that Dripped Blood and The Monster Club, a good part of our DVD collection is devoted to these films (mostly of the Amicus variety). 1984' The Dungeonmaster attempts to be both a narrative and portmanteau all at the same time -- to sometimes uneven results.… Continue reading The Dungeonmaster (1984)

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984)

There are movies. And then there are movies that change your entire life. Buckaroo Banzai is the film that changed mine. Why did I just have to be one thing when Buckaroo could be a neurosurgeon, particle physicist, race car driver, rock star and probably the last hope of the human race? "Is, ahh... is somebody... is somebody… Continue reading The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984)