The Hophead’s Lament

Satan does not appear in this film. Reefer Madness is the gold standard of Depression-era anti-drug hysteria. In the years since its debut, it has become an unintentional cult classic. Combining a grade-schooler’s understanding of marijuana with delightfully unhinged performances, it...

Now Fear This: Ginger S...

Aw, she’s so pretty. You’re not going to believe it, but werewolves used to be scary. No, seriously. There was a time before they were cuddly shapeshifters obsessed with ab workouts and photogenic brooding. The rise of urban fantasy and paranormal romance has stripped the menace...

The Best Movies Never M...

Director Ridley Scott Writer Ridley Scott, Damon Lindelof, and Jeff Probst Starring Josh Brolin, Pierce Brosnan, Emily Browning, Brock Lesnar Synopsis A hovering spacecraft that looks almost exactly like a luxury Hummer leaves Earth. A single humanoid alien (Brock Lesnar) wearing...

Bo Knows Yakmala

That is an undoctored photo of Megatron’s anus. True story. The wonderfully misguided 2004 revenge flick Paparazzi was one of those movies I’ve backed for official Yakmala status for a long time. It’s time to make my case with a whole lot of outdated references to a defunct ad...

Now Fear This: The Thin...

Run! The eyes will get you! I’m breaking a few rules with this week’s Now Fear This. The goal with this feature was to highlight relatively unknown films that, while not classics, are much better than their nonexistent reputations might indicate. This week’s pick, The Thin Blue...