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Scream Queen Hot Tub Party (1991)

The 1991 film Scream Queen Hot Tub Party is a comedy horror film directed by Jim Wynorski and Fred Olen Ray. The movie was famously produced in a single day, and only has a runtime of 50 minutes. That said, the movie has become a huge cult classic, successful mainly on the merit of casting five notable… read more »

Black Scorpion (1995)

Black Scorpion is a 1995 comedy action movie produced by Roger Corman, starring Joan Severance and Bruce Abbott. The movie was followed in 1997 by a sequel called Black Scorpion II: Aftershock. Plot Summary The film draws inspiration from Batman, in that the superhero Black Scorpion is a vigilante with no actual superpowers. Darcy Walker (played… read more »

Blood Diner (1987)

Blood Diner is a 1987 dark comedy and horror movie directed by Jackie Kong and starring John Barton Shields, Tanya Papanicolas, Rick Burks and LaNette LaFrance. This is the sort of B-movie that ticks all the right boxes, a film to satisfy even the most promiscuous movie fan. You might be thinking “this sounds great, but… read more »

Motel Hell (1980)

The 1980 film Motel Hell is a comedy horror film. A satire of modern horror films, the movie was directed by Kevin Connor and stars Rory Calhoun, Nancy Parsons, Nina Axelrod, Wolfman Jack (as Reverend Billy). Fun fact, Motel Hell also stars John Ratzenberger (a complete unknown commodity at the time) in a small, yet… read more »

The Toxic Avenger (1984)

The Toxic Avenger is a Troma Entertainment classic b-movie that was released in 1984. This campy cult classic is the unholy marriage between the horror and superhero genres. A film that marries bloody gore with a shameless black sense of humor that’s unapologetically juvenile. The Toxic Avenger was directed by Lloyd Kaufman and stars Cindy… read more »

Surf Nazis Must Die (1987)

The 1987 film Surf Nazis Must Die is a classic B-movie from director Peter George and starring Gail Neely, Robert Harden and Barry Brenner. The movie is a campy horror film from Troma Entertainment about a woman whose son is murdered by Nazi punk surfers. The film was considered a failure by most critics, even… read more »

Not of This Earth (1988)

Not of This Earth is a 1988 remake of a 1957 Roger Corman classic. Starring Traci Lords and Roger Lodge. The film was directed by the legendary Jim Wynorski who also directed such classics as Piranahaconda, Hard to Die and Chopping Mall to name a few. Not of This Earth is a sci-fi/horror/comedy thrill ride with… read more »

Night of the Creeps (1986)

The 1986 film Night of the Creeps is a fun ’80s horror directed by Fred Dekker (who also directed Monster Squad). In the same vein as Gremlins, Night of the Creeps is a tongue-in-cheek nod to the black and white 1950s creature features like Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Starring Jason Lively, Suzanne Snyder (Weird… read more »

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

Killer Klowns from Outer Space is a low budget B movie lovingly crafted to be an homage to the cheesy, black and white horror flicks of the 1950s. Starring Suzanne Snyder, Grant Cramer, John Allen Nelson and John Vernon, the film is about an alien invasion of killer clowns. It’s a B-movie that has since… read more »

Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

The 1987 sci-fi comedy film Amazon Women On The Moon is a parody of low-budget films that was produced by John Landis and Robert K Weiss. It stars a large ensemble cast including Carrie Fisher, Sybil Danning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Monique Gabrielle, B.B. King, Steve Guttenberg, Joe Pantoliano, Arsenio Hall, Rosanna Arquette, Joey Travolta, and more. Plot Summary The movie is a series of sketches…. read more »

The Beach Girls (1982)

The Beach Girls is a 1982 is a comedy set on the sun-kissed beaches of any-town USA. The stars include Jeana Keough, Debra Blee, Val Kline, and Catherine Mary Stewart (in one of her earlier roles) most widely known for Night of the Comet (1984) and The Last Starfighter (1984). Plot Summary The year: 1982. A simpler… read more »

Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part II: Subhumanoid Meltdown (1991)

The 1991 science fiction comedy film Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part 2: Subhumanoid Meltdown is a sequel to the first film, Class of Nuke ‘Em High, which was filmed in 1986, and has become a cult classic of its own merit. The movie was followed by a third film, Class of Nuke ‘Em High 3: The… read more »

Santa’s Slay (2005)

The 2005 film Santa’s Slay is a dark comedy horror film. It is directed by David Steiman, and stars Bill Goldberg, Emilie de Ravin, and Douglas Smith. Plot Summary A wealthy family (the Masons) eat Christmas Eve dinner, but Santa Claus (played by Bill Goldberg) appears in the chimney and slaughters them. On a sleigh… read more »

Corvette Summer (1978)

The 1978 film Corvette Summer is an adventure comedy film that was released to commercial acclaim in 1978, but fell off the radar for many years until interest in the film revived recently. It has since become a cult classic. Plot Summary Kenny Dantley (played by Mark Hamill, in his first role after Star Wars)… read more »

Repo Man (1984)

The 1984 film Repo Man is a science fiction film that has since become a cult classic. Movie Plot In the Californian desert, a cop who pulls over a ’64 Malibu driven by Dr Parnell (played by Fox Harris) checks the trunk and is instantly destroyed by a flash of light. Meanwhile, a punk in Los… read more »

Class of Nuke ‘Em High (1986)

The 1986 film Class of Nuke ‘Em High is a science fiction comedy film. Produced by the famous B-movie production company Troma Entertainment, the post-apocalyptic film has become a cult classic. Movie Plot In a small town in New Jersey, the students at Tromaville High are affected by an accident at the nearby nuclear power plant,… read more »

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