Month: February 2009

Great Weapons of Cinema #2

Today’s movie weapon comes to us courtesy of one of the greatest films of all time: The Abominable Dr. Phibes As part of his complex revenge scheme against the 9 Doctors who killed his wife, – no, they are not Time Lords!- Phibes has an ingenious kill coming. Sticking with the theme of Biblical Plagues, […]


Gymkata Combining the dullness of male gymnastics with the subpar acting skills of a martial arts actor is a brilliant idea. Provided, of course, your goal is to make a dumb and very dated film that looks unprofessional on most levels. As Presidential banner-makers say, ‘Mission accomplished.’ As a film, Gymkata just screams ‘the 80s.’ […]