80s, Action, Comedy, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Sci-Fi, Zombies

Dead Heat (1988)

LAPD detectives Roger Mortis and Doug Bigelow are in the middle of trying to solve a bizarre string of bank and jewelry store robberies. They think they’ve caught a break when they manage to corner two of the supposed suspects at a jewelry store. But despite a huge police presence and clearly being shot multiple times, the robbers seem strangely unstoppable. Roger and Doug manage to kill two of the suspects in a violent shoot-out that leaves dozens of officers dead. But they quickly find out that their case is much more complicated than they thought, when one of the coroners, Rebecca, informs them that she’s seen these two men before: on her autopsy slab several days earlier. She points out the previous autopsy sutures and the photos she took of the corpses as proof.

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80s, Horror, Slasher, Uncategorized

Maniac (1980)

Frank Zito is a man with many problems. He was horribly abused as a child, he suffers hallucinations, but most importantly he’s a psychotic serial killer who kills and mutilates women, scalps them, then nails their hair to mannequins and dresses them in his victims clothes. I probably should have opened with that… Anyway, Frank […]

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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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80s, Action, Comedy, Horror, Monsters, Mutants, Mystery, Uncategorized

The Being (1983)

Lutz, the sole detective of sleepy little Pottsville Idaho, has found himself in a bit of a pickle. It’s Easter weekend and several members of Pottsville’s citizenry have mysteriously disappeared. The only clues he’s been able to find so far have been small indentations in the ground and a slimy, sticky residue found at each […]

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90s, Comedy, Dead Things, Horror, Sci-Fi, Uncategorized

Blood Salvage (1990)

Jake Pruit and his two mentally challenged sons have a lucrative towing business: They run people off the road, imprison them and then sell their organs on the black market. Lately though, Jake has become obsessed with a wheelchair-bound beauty queen named April Evans. Jake is convinced he can fix her. So when the mobility challenged beauty queen shows up at a local pageant, Jake puts his plan into motion, running her RV off the road and kidnapping the family. With April the only family member not in line for the chopping block, it now falls on her to try to get her family out of this situation.

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