Man, we’ve all been there: Fed up with life, the world just constantly beating us down, and our former conjoined twin pushing us to act unruly and trash a hotel room. Yeah, it pretty much happens every day – especially with cheesy stop motion effects courtesy of the 80’s.
But yes, I’m talking about the movie Basket Case. A true ‘b-movie’ classic, not just in the form of 80’s horror – but cinema in general. And one of the more enjoyably ridiculous scenes is when our favorite little wicker basket dweller Belial goes on a rampage and tears apart the hotel room that he and his brother Duane are staying in. So please, stop what you’re doing and click the link below and enjoy. Belial would have wanted it that way.
I was thinking the other day about SyFy Channel movies. Not sure why necessarily, but they were on my mind. And all of this reminiscing made me think back to one of the first movies I saw on the channel, although not specifically made for it (like Sharknado per say). And that movie was: Mosquito!!!
Mosquito is not only up there with some of the best movies the Syfy Channel has ever put on (Ice Spiders, anyone?), but it also has the late great Gunnar Hansen fighting off these giant blood-thirsty mosquitos with…….wait for it…….a chainsaw!! Oh – I guess the surprise was minimized since I already gave it away in the title of the post. But anyway – if you’re not a believer of Mosquito yet and want to judge for yourself whether or not it sucks (haha), then watch the clip below and enjoy all of the glorious B-movie action. Hahaha – I said ‘sucks’.
I grew up with a pretty extreme fear of giant rats and chickens. Clearly that sounds ridiculous, but try telling that to a 7-year-old boy who watched 1976’s The Food Of The Gods on public television one Saturday afternoon. Continue reading →