90s, Comedy, Demons, Horror, Monsters, Occult, Uncategorized

The Gate 2 (1990)

AKA: The Gate II: (The) Tresspassers AKA: Gate II: Return to the Nightmare The Gate II opens with a much older looking Terry talking about how he’d helped open up the Gate in the previous movie, but then stating that they had gone about it all wrong. At some point since the last film, metal-loving […]

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80s, Comedy, Horror, Slasher, Uncategorized

The Last Horror Film (1982)

AKA: Fanatic Vinny Durand has high aspirations. He fancies himself as a great Hollywood director. The only problem is that he’s just a small time taxi driver living in New York City. But Vinny has set his sights high, and by god he’s going to at least make an attempt at reaching his dream. So […]

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90s, Aliens, Comedy, Horror, Monsters, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Uncategorized

Seed People (1992)

Oh, the joys of VHS hunting at the thrift stores. Just look at that cover. “Root of all Evil…” Pfffft. Seed People starts in a hospital with geologist, Tom Baines. Tom is rushed into a room with a head injury, spouting about some unknown entity that has to be stopped. From there, Tom narrates the […]

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70's, Action, Comedy, Drama, Uncategorized

The Super Cops (1974)

TCM has a pattern where they show a bunch of re-runs for a couple of months during its Underground timeslot, before they start showing some new stuff again.  I’m honestly partial to the cheesy horror movies they tend to show, myself, but I do enjoy it when they mix it up a little, something they […]

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90s, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Martial Arts, Mutants, Uncategorized

Riki-oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)

The summary of The Story of Ricky is really quite simple: In the far distant future of 2001 (*snort*), prisons are now privatized, no longer subject to even the most basic of government regulation. The prison (seemingly assembled from the “High School Gym Décor” catalogue) is governed by not only the violent and sadistic warden and assistant warden (claw hand and all), but also by the “Gang of Four”, ruthless and twisted inmates that oversee the four separate wings of the prison along with their roving gangs.

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