Short Ends and Leader

October 2007

The Art of Ploys: Four Terrific Troma Documentaries

They’re noted for their insanity onscreen – blood and body parts flying across the frame with reckless abandon, while gyno-Americans explore each others’ naughty, naked


Lloyd Rage: Four Decades of Fighting the Movie Man

Lloyd Kaufman is angry. Actually, that’s too weak a word. He is livid. After 35 plus years of making independent film (TRULY independent film) and


Black Sheep: Unrated

After humans split the atom, praised their prowess, and started dropping nukes on each other, the effects of radiation merged with a brand new set


Evil Aliens - Unrated and Uncut (2005)

The glorious sight of arterial spray. The delicious ‘splunk’ of wet organs hitting pavement. The sound of knives carving through flesh. The red rum color


In Theaters - 5 October 2007

For the weekend of 5 October, here are the films in focus: The Heartbreak Kid [rating: 3] The Heartbreak Kid –- though why it would want to


Mr. Untouchable (2007)

It begins with an intriguing premise. In the 1970s, Leroy “Nicky” Barnes ran Harlem’s drug trafficking empire. A slick, savvy street entrepreneur, he created


The Seeker: The Dark is Rising (2007)

Redundancy quickly kills even the most fitting flight of fantasy. Without imagination, or at least some level of innovation, a tale formed by magic/myth


The Heartbreak Kid (2007)

It’s time for Ben Stiller to hang it up. Time for him to take his smug self-deprecating smarm and pack it in, along with


King Me!

Back in the ‘80s, it was a running joke. It seemed like, every time you turned around, another Stephen King work - no matter how


Minimum Fun: Maximum Overdrive

There is a rare volume of forgotten lore, a work that remains the standard bearer for such determinative discussions. The (fictional) work of wonder is


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