2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 18: Option 3: A Matter of Degrees (1990)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Day 18 Only on VHS: Watch something on the true psychotronic format By 1988, underground “college rock” bands began to bubble under the mainstream and… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 18: Option 3: A Matter of Degrees (1990)

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)

Omega Cop (1990) and Karate Cop (1991)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. The bolo tie-wearing Prescott (Adam West) runs a “Special Police” force in the year 1999 from a one-room set (that he never leaves) via a couple of Commodore 64s and some… Continue reading Omega Cop (1990) and Karate Cop (1991)

Aftershock (1990)

Anti-intellectual paramilitary forces rule the post-World War 3 landscape, which is directed by Frank Harris, who was behind Killpoint and The Patriot (not the Mel Gibson movie) and Lockdown (not the Sylvester Stallone movie). Into this world arrives an alien named Sabine, played by Elizabeth Kaitan. Oh Elizabeth, you've been in so many movies that I've savored. You… Continue reading Aftershock (1990)

Death Warrant (1990)

Death Warrant is the first movie sold by David S. Goyer, way before he wrote Kickboxer 2, Demonic Toys, Pet Sematary 2, Dark City, the three Blade films (he directed Blade: Trinity), Ghost Rider, the Christopher Nolan Batman films, Man of Steel, Batman vs. Superman and the upcoming Terminator: Dark Fate. It's directed by Deran Sarafian, who directed To Die For, a 1989 vampire rental favorite,… Continue reading Death Warrant (1990)