Conan the Barbarian (2011)

Before Aquaman, Jason Momoa was almost another franchise star with this 2011 reimagining of Conan. Directed by Marcus Naspiel (who was also behind the remakes of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Friday the 13th) and narrated by Morgan Freeman, it failed at the box office and had mostly negative reviews. That's never stopped us from loving a movie before, so… Continue reading Conan the Barbarian (2011)

WATCH THE SERIES: Fright Night

Fright Night was the first modern horror film I ever watched. I remember painting in my parent's kitchen and my father telling me not to be afraid and just watch it with him. It's a great start -- combining the Hammer films that I loved that didn't scare me with new school special effects and metacommentary.… Continue reading WATCH THE SERIES: Fright Night

Manborg (2011)

Manborg is obviously inspired by The Eliminators, reviewed early this week. But where that film is ridiculous in spite of itself, humor is obviously the goal of Manborg. Created by the Astron-6 collective (which includes Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie, who created The Void), this quickie is all about Count Draculon, the leader of an army of Satanic Nazi vampires… Continue reading Manborg (2011)