Lifetime Theater: An Am...

As both of my readers are aware, one of the central goals of this blog is extracting meaning from meaningless bits of pop culture, like a mosquito greedily sucking on the desiccated remains of Imhotep. This began with my twenty-six part series on ABC Afterschool Specials and continued...

Craig? Is That You, Cra...

So, you know, this season. In my descent into the the universe of terrible cinema, certain films stand above all others as bastions of surreal awfulness. Every possible thing that could possibly make a movie bad is mashed into one another, forming a turducken of incompetence. And then,...

Now Fear This: Dick

They love Dick. I admit it. I partially wrote this just for the title. Dick is not a horror film, though a single line of dialogue unites it with the larger theme of the series. When nerdy heroine Arlene whispers, “Dick frightens me,” she’s not just whistling Dixie. See, she’s...