Archive for September 24, 2010

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Schlock-Wire: BEST WORST MOVIE Coming To DVD in November

One of the great schlock events of this year has been Best Worst Movie, a doc­u­men­tary that has enjoyed a suc­cess­ful screen­ing tour through­out the U.S.  For those who haven’t yet heard about it, it chron­i­cles the mak­ing of Troll II — widely con­sid­ered by bad-film fans to be one of the all-time great cin­ema More >

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Digi-Schlock: GAMERA VS. GYAOS/GAMERA VS. VIRAS and GAMERA VS. GUIRON/GAMERA VS. JIGER (Shout! Factory DVD’s)

Earlier this year, Shout! Factory began a reis­sue series of the orig­i­nal Daiei Gamera films.  The ini­tial two, Gamera The Giant Monster and Gamera Vs. Barugon, were a pleas­ant sur­prise for view­ers accus­tomed to sketchy-looking grey mar­ket discs of these titles.  Both fea­tured care­ful remas­ter­ing jobs and extremely infor­ma­tive com­men­tary tracks by kaiju eiga his­to­rian More >