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Films 

The Unironic Virtues of MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE

In 1966, a fertilizer salesman named Harold P. Warren sat down in a coffee shop in El Paso, TX to have a warm and friendly klatch with a screenwriter friend named Stirling Silliphant. Warren, a sometimes actor who worked a lot in local theatrical productions, had met Silliphant while working as an extra on the […]

Films 

Shout Factory TV Preps For Live Stream Of CRASH COURSE IN BETTER DRIVING Special!

Now, this is fun! Shout Factory are plotting a very cool live streaming, interactive event for Saturday, April 22nd, which will include classic MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 shorts, and the Scream Factory original “slasher” flick FENDER BENDER. Here’s the promo spot and full details! Just in time for Distracted Driver Awareness month, Shout! Factory TV […]

Films Scary Fun TV 

Five MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 Movies That Deserved Better

Just about every sci-fi/horror nerd is celebrating the return of MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 on April 14, 2017, but although this beloved series has earned a loyal fanbase by mocking bad movies, I think it’s worth pointing out right now that not all of the movies it lampooned were technically “bad.” Granted, many of MST3K’s […]

Films Scary Fun TV 

Horror & Sci-fi Coming to Netflix in April

The Netflix April line-up includes a lot of great comedies like TROPIC THUNDER and COOL RUNNINGS, as well as a nice assortment of kids’ flicks like KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS and THE BFG. But horror and science fiction are scant this month sadly. I was only able to tease out four genres titles from […]

TV 

Why Joel Is the Best MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 Host Ever (So Far)

In the annals of geekdom there will always exist certain rivalries: your Kirk vs. Picard, your Marvel vs. DC, your Freddy vs. Jason. But to those of us who watched and loved MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 there exists only one matchup that really, truly matters, and that is the ongoing debate between Joel Robinson and […]

Films TV 

Deep Hurting: Five of the Weirdest Horror Films Riffed on MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000

In the not too distant future, though probably not next Sunday, AD, we will once again be graced by three goofballs sitting in front of a movie screen cracking wise at the worst movies the world has to offer. I will rejoice on that day, as will millions of others who grew up with MYSTERY […]