Lifetime Theater: A Dea...

There’s an element of hubris in my reviewing Lifetime’s most recent release, A Deadly Adoption. By the time this post is published, more virtual ink will be spilled over this than any Lifetime movie ever. Yet I’ve carved out a regular feature on this blog for learning big important...

Now Fear This: The Purg...

The Inception gang got a little weird. Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of being an exploitation fan is the squandered premise. Good low budget films tend to be made by people with bountiful imaginations, and this lends itself to high concepts. High concepts that are nigh impossible...

Yakmala: Judge Dredd

That’s Stallone’s warmest smile. The Judge Dredd comic book occupies much the same place in my pop culture landscape as Doctor Who: a beloved British property of which I am only tangentially aware. So I have no dog in the fight over whether the 1995 Stallone vehicle is a good...

Lifetime Theater: The N...

For a certain percentage of middle class women, nannies must represent the ultimate fear. The dawn of motherhood is supposed to represent the death of fuckability (although the enduring fascination for the MILF undermines this), while taking care of children is regarded as the pinnacle of...