When Animals Attack…Again!

Our “When Animals Attack” theme was probably the most fun one we’ve had to date. So once again we’re gonna thrill you with animals hell-bent on revenge against humanity.

June 7th: Piranha (1978)
Joe Dante (director of Explorers, The Howling, Gremlins) sets loose killer fish on an unsuspecting river resort. Hilarity and a body count ensue.

June 14th: Grizzly (1976)
18 FEET OF TOWERING FURY!! A classic “animals attack” flick.

June 21st: Alligator (1980)
“Beneath these manholes, a man-eater is waiting.” Alligators are living in the Chicago sewers.

June 28th: Deep Blue Sea
Pissed-off sharks and LL Cool Jay. What more do you need to know?

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Happy Mothers Day

May is for Mothers, the kind that are sometimes aliens or werewolves or harboring dark secrets. Enjoy!

Serial Mom:
She’s a fabulous, loving, caring mother, who er… …happens to be a serial killer!

My Stepmother Is an Alien:
Starring Kim Basinger, Dan Ackroyd and also a young Alyson Hannigan and Seth Green
……

My Mom’s a Werewolf:
VHS-only 1980s flick. It has to be good, right?

Mommy Dearest:
Over-the-top portrayal of Joan Crawford…

May 3rd: Serial Mom
May 10th: My Mom’s a Werewolf
May 17th: My Stepmother Is an Alien
May 24th: Mommie Dearest

March: Killer Cars on the Loose

I’ve been excited about this theme for months. So here’s March:

March 1: Maximum Overdrive (1986) — Cars come alive and seek revenge. Based on a Steven King story.
March 8: The Car (1977) — A mysterious car terrorizes small town, and only James Brolin can fight back.
March 15: Killdozer! (1974) — Made for TV movie based on a Theodore Sturgeon short story. The one and only movie about a killer bulldozer.
March 22: Christine (1983) — Another Steven King-inspired masterpiece about a boy and his creepy relationship with his car.
March 29: Blood Car (2007) — Probably way too good for a potluck movie, but everyone should see it. Awesome satire-horror film about a vegan kindergarten teacher who invents a car that runs on human blood.



November is for Ninjas

November is going to be a Ninja-tastic month. Scheduled movies subject to change.

  • November 2nd: Five Elements Ninja
  • November 9th: 3 Ninjas
  • November 16th: Revenge of the Ninja
  • November 23rd: Beverly Hills Ninja
  • November 30th: Surf Ninjas?

Guttefest 2008: A Celebration of Steve Guttenberg!

October features a celebration of the achievements of Steve Guttenberg.

The main impetus for this month was our finding a VHS tape of “Can’t Stop the Music,” featuring The Gute alongside the Village People. It’s gonna be awesome.

October 5th Can’t Stop the Music
October 12: Police Academy
October 19: Cocoon
October 26th: 3 Men and a Baby