Those magic, magic words: Frank Langella as Skeletor.
I have no idea why the makers of Masters of the Universe failed to look at their script and their budget and camp their movie the hell up, but they didn’t. They played it straight. Oh, well. Their loss is our…pain, I guess. Join us this Wednesday to cringe along with us.
This one is available on YouTube. Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Oh, You're Serious Edition”
Roddy Piper had a knack for being appealing in some very terrible movies. Watch Hell Comes to Frogtown if you want to know what I’m talking about. (Don’t watch Hell Comes to Frogtown. Just don’t.) To commemorate his work on the occasion of his recent death, we’re going to watch one of those movies this Wednesday: Tough and Deadly. Then we’re going to mock the hell out of it, because that’s what we do.
This one is available on YouTube. Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Farewell Edition”
To be fair, we try to sneak a little misandry in every Mock the Movie. In this one, however, we have a full 50 feet of it, or as close as they manage to get in any individual shot. That’s right, we’re doing the Darryl Hannah television remake of Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman. We’ll have to see how much Daniel Baldwin causes the rest of us to Hulk out by the end.
This one is available on YouTube. Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Misandry Edition”
This Wednesday, we’re running a Mock the Movie overtime. We’re picking up in the middle of the month because Jason wanted, for some inexplicable reason, to watch Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. More understandably, he didn’t want to be alone as everything light and silly from his childhood explodes around his head.
This is available
on Netflix on a kind of sketchy ad-supported site we’ve used before to no ill effect. Just watch where you click. Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Michael Bay Ate My Pizza, er, Childhood Edition”
Mock the Movie owes its very existence to Asylum Films through their Faith Films division, so at least they’re good for something. Making movies that work as movies is certainly not it, Sharknado not withstanding. So we’re left with watching these painful, ridiculous knock-offs together and mocking the hell out of them. This Wednesday, it’s time for Airplane vs Volcano.
Yes, we’ll be watching a bunch of hapless and probably annoying airplane passengers die as they’re trapped in the air in a ring of erupting volcanoes. Really. No, I’m not sure why either.
This one is available on Netflix.
Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Blowing Smoke Edition”
It’s been a long time since we’ve done a Japanese space-menace movie. What were thinking? Especially given that we can combine that with a giant turtle. That’s right, this Wednesday, it’s time for Gamera vs. Viras!
This one is available on YouTube. Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Space Turtle Edition”
Yes, we’re doing it. We’re going to watch God’s Not Dead. Why not? We’re (most of us) atheists. We’re (all of us) masochists. What else would we do? Aside from hide under our beds rather than watch this movie, that is.
How could you, Kevin Sorbo?
This one is available on Netflix. Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Oh, Hercules Edition”
Your Mock the Movie crew is indulging themselves on two fronts this month. First, we’re taking on a classic film with a decent script, good actors, and stat- of-the-art (for 1954) special effects. Then, while we’re doing that, we’ll also be playing Spot the Nimoy, because we can.
That’s right, we’re watching Them!, that granddaddy of nuclear paranoia monster films. Don’t worry, though. There’s still plenty to mock even in a decent film. We’ve got this.
This one is available at the Internet Archive. Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Uncredited Cameo Edition”
Once upon a time, someone, or several someones, told us we had to do a Jeff Speakman movie. They suggested The Perfect Weapon as peak Speakman. The only problem was that we’d already done Miami Connection. I won’t say we won’t repeat bad, because zombie movies, but even we have our limits.
So we found one better (worse): Deadly Outbreak. No, not Outbreak, but the film made the next year to cash in on the popularity of the still-not-very-good epidemic movie by adding terrorists and martial arts. Really, there are endless variations on bad.
This one is available on YouTube. Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Deadly Duplicate Edition”
“Okay, but wolves don’t actually behave like that.”
“It’s fine. Neither do middle-aged British guys.”
Yes, this month, we’re doing that classic of battling a nonexistent threat, The Grey. Won’t you join us in mocking it?
This one is available on Netflix. Continue reading “Mock the Movie: Howlers Edition”