Society (1989)

Brian Yuzna produced Re-Animator, but didn't direct his own film until this body horror comedy which took three years to be released. It's blessed with special effects by Japanese FX master Screaming Mad George that are really the star of the film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwCVwOwRiWI Bill Whitney (Billy Warlock, son of the best Michael Myers, Dick Warlock) has… Continue reading Society (1989)

Cutting Class (1989)

Rospo Pallenberg, the director of this film, is probably better known for the movies that he collaborated on with John Boorman, like Exorcist II: The Heretic, Excalibur and The Emerald Forest. This is the one and only movie he ever directed and sadly, it's mostly known for being one of Brad Pitt's first roles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kTHM27saiY… Continue reading Cutting Class (1989)

BASTARD PUPS OF JAWS: Deep Blood (1989)

If you thought Joe D'Amoto didn't have a Jaws ripoff in him, then you don't know Joe D'Amoto. Or Federiko Slonisko. Or Michael Wotruba. Or David Hills. Or Kevin Mancuso. Or Joan Russell. Or Raf Donato, the name he used when he directed this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r4-1KpUqjg Joe D'Amoto had just as many names as he made movies. Born Aristide Massaccesi,… Continue reading BASTARD PUPS OF JAWS: Deep Blood (1989)

3615 Code Père Noël (1989)

Straight up, let me be honest. This movie is crazy. I say that a lot in conversations about movies that defy description. I may exclaim, this movie is insane. It's bonkers. I may use all manner of words. Let me tell you, when it comes to Christmas movies, nothing will prepare you for this. https://vimeo.com/300697913… Continue reading 3615 Code Père Noël (1989)

WATCH THE SERIES: A Nightmare on Elm Street part two

In our last post, we got into the origin of the Nightmare on Elm Street films. Now, sadly, we start to discover why -- and when -- the series started to go downhill. A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child - 1989 What can you say about a movie where the director, Stephen Hopkins (Predator… Continue reading WATCH THE SERIES: A Nightmare on Elm Street part two