Zombies are still very much the horror movie darlings. Lately, both ghosts and vampires taken a stab at stealing the top spot, but whenever you check the low-budget section of any DVD retailer, you’ll be faced with a title that has the undead mentioned somewhere in it. Overexposure is never a good thing but with zombie films, … Continue reading DVD Catastrophe – Filmatic Lives Of Zombies
It is that time again when we celebrate all things creepy and crawly. It’s also a great time to get some really cheesy horror movies in your DVD players. Personally I like nothing better than closing the curtains, turning out the lights and getting a great scary movie on the telly. In fact my love … Continue reading DVD Catastrophe – Halloween Special
Since the dawn of cinema, studios have always managed to milk the next best thing until it is bone dry. Genres that come back in vogue again are quickly reused and tons of very similar products instantly hit the market. For the best example, just look at the zombie movie genre now. Since its resurgence … Continue reading DVD Catastrophe – Mock Buster Round Up – What’s Up: Balloon to the Rescue! (2009)
Now I don’t like to talk about depressing things, but something has been bothering me for some time. I feel it is time to talk about it, right here, right now. It is something we all know about, but are not quite sure when it raised its ugly head. It is something that invades our … Continue reading DVD Catastrophe – Photoshop Abuse
Welcome to DVD Catastrophe, where a DVD cover is picked apart for your amusement. We start this time around with Steven Seagal’s Today You Die, a direct to video affair. It has Segal involved in everything from prison breaks, black magic and heists gone astray.
Is Alien a rip off of the Mario Bava flick Planet of Vampires? They say that life imitates art, but what happens when art imitates art? Well, sometimes lawsuits, but most of the time we see great homages to movie scenes taken from classic (and not so classic) films. This often gives the scenes new life … Continue reading Film Imitating Film? Nicholas Winding Refn Compares Alien To Planet of the Vampires
Oh Marvel Entertainment, you do seem to have a knack for casting. Chris Pratt is one example of this. He perfectly encapsulates the cocky and slightly stupid character that is the almighty StarLord. Once you see Pratt in that role it really is hard to even imagine anyone else portraying that character. Pratt and his … Continue reading Nathan Fillion to Appear In Guardians Of The Galaxy 2?
Last year we had some pretty fun retro based movies come our way. Mad Max: Fury Road gave us some awesome action (mostly) without the use of today’s CGI effects, while Turbo Kid had splatter gore lovingly thrown into a great 80s techno-scored storyline. But is there any way these throwback themed movies could get more retro? … Continue reading New Movies Get A Retro Spin With These Awesome VHS Cover Sleeves
There are many reasons to love Halloween. Free candy, dressing up in outrageous costumes, mad parties and plenty of scares. But for me the appeal of the season comes from one simple pleasure and that pleasure is getting to indulge my love of trashy monster flicks. Now monster movies come in all shapes and sizes … Continue reading Countdown To Halloween: A Rogues Gallery Of CGI Creepy Creature Features!