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Saturday, February 4, 2012

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920), Elvis Presley Wlid In The country (Spanish dub because I don't care what they are saying), and Porky Pig in Ali Baba Bound

Coka Cola keeps you thin! (1961 Coke commercial) and the weirdest Cigarette Commercial ever and Marilyn Monroe Coke Commercial

O Sombra (The Spy Shadow, 1967), Super 6 - Brothers Matzoriley, CIA Mind Control Techniques: MK-ULTRA Program Brainwashing, The Groovie Goolies Show, I Hanker for a Hunka Cheese (Time for Timer), FLINTSTONES Cigarette Commercial 1961, Fred and Barney for Busch Beer commercial

Jan Svankmajer - Jabberwocky (Žvahlav aneb šatičky slaměného Huberta) 1971 HQ, Jan Svankmajer - Rakvičkárna (Punch and Judy) 1966 and Muzné hry ( Virile Games) Jan Svankmajer 1988

Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer (Max Fleisher), 別名花のTonakai (Rudolph) (Japanese subtitled), Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Japanese) stage THING, and the classic 1964 Rankin/Bass Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a Christmas television special produced in stop motion animation by Rankin/Bass. It first aired Sunday, December 6, 1964, on the NBC television network in the USA, and was sponsored by General Electric under the umbrella title of The General Electric Fantasy Hour. The copyright year in Roman numerals was mismarked as MCLXIV (1164) instead of the correct MCMLXIV.

Horrors of Spider Island (1962) and the worst puppet show ever!

En route to a show in Singapore, a troupe of beautiful dancers are stranded on a deserted island by a plane crash. Their routine of skinny-dipping and devising new skimpy outfits is interrupted when a radioactive spider bites their manager and turns him into a wild-eyed, furry-faced monster with three fangs and a passion for strangling. Featuring the most confusing soundtrack in cinematic history.
This clever cocktail of adventure and adrenaline brings three friends together for an adventure no one can forget. Going from labs to nursing homes the turns that this story takes will keep you on the edge of your seat the whole four minutes.

Mike Daisey on Real Time about the Apple sweatshops

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Reptilicus (1961)

This site has been up and running for 5 years and I have waited until now to dump the most snot coated cinema stink bomb of all time: Denmark's first and only monster movie, REPTILICUS  (AKA Ever want to see Copenhagen get attacked by a sock puppet)
A portion of the tail of a prehistoric reptile is discovered in Denmark. It regenerates into the entire reptile, which proceeds to destroy buildings and property and generally make a nuisance of itself. It can fly, swim, and walk, and has impenetrable scales, which makes it difficult to kill. Written by Paul White

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

World's Coolest Flight Attendant and the adventures of Snuffy the stupid Airplane

If Southwest wasn't such a skyBike this could be a scene from Soul Plane. Also, Soul Plane would have had to have NOT sucked to get this guy to be in it.

Lynda's not as good but still makes the best of a bad situation.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Book Reviews and some TOOTER TURTLE cartoons

Buck Rogers In The 25th CenturyBuck Rogers In The 25th Century by John F. Dille
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I love this for all the wrong reasons -- Dick Calkins great art adds a perfect deadpan to Philip Francis Nowlan's Ed Wood like horribly, stupid writing. If it were published today I would think it was a brilliant comedy in the vein of David Boswell's Reid Flemming

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Witch Doctor Volume 1Witch Doctor Volume 1 by Brandon Seifert
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

If this creative team had worked on Doctor Strange for the last 10 years I would have been reading Doctor Strange for the the last 10 years instead of hitting copies of it on the racks at the LCBS with a shoe.

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My rating: 1 of 5 stars
I have no idea how this disaster made it past an editor's desk and to the printers. As sequential storytelling goes it was at times impossible to follow, all over the place. Even the lettering font was horrific.

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Skull-cracking. Finally, after several decades of the norm, a wildly bold new voice in fiction. I wish Steve Aylett would do some mainstream comic book work, that stale horse is starting to stink up the joint with its aggressive scorn for blazing new trails or original concepts.

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Great first installment to a trilogy. An action packed space opera combined with a noir detective story. Destined to be a $300 million box office disaster.