3 items from 2015
From Citizen Kane to Pulp Fiction, the mainstays of the AFI’s Top 100 lists continue to dazzle us with their flawless casts, immaculate scripts and flamboyant direction. But enough with the critical adoration already.
Far more interesting, at least from the perspective of those of us who enjoy a good train wreck, is IMDb’s bottom 100, which is at least voted for by actual moviegoers. Unlike the AFI list, whose #1 changes once every fifty years or so, the bottom 100 is an ever-changing line-up with a common theme: every film is among the most tiresome pictures you’re ever likely to sit through.
It’s the natural home for all those backyard monster movies, bungled comedies and asinine kiddie flicks that stream for free on Amazon or Netflix, the Doa duds that were disowned by those who made them and will end up being parodied by Rifftrax.
The list reflects trends and release schedules, »
- Ian Watson
I like to write silly articles about terrible films, but I prefer to write silly articles that go on about how much I’ve enjoyed a film that most people wouldn’t bother with. Den of Geek will often send me odd films with rotten reputations and it’s always my hope that I’m going to get something like Chuck Norris’ Invasion U.S.A., which is kind of out there but also kind of brilliant. More often, though, I’ll end up with a Santa With Muscles or a Nick Fury: Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
When I read silly film look backs that other people have written around the internet, I’ll sometimes come away with the impression that the person has set out to trash an easy target. »
We can't keep up with the state of The Expendables series. We know that there's a television series being developed, and we wondered if that meant that the movies were being put on hold, at least for the time being (in spite of the fact that plans were apparently afoot for a fourth and fifth film). Well, apart from the still apparently active The ExpendaBelles movie, which will be headlined by women.
Chatting at the Body Pro Expo held in the mighty Birmingham, Hogan revealed that "I was talking on the phone with Sly last night about doing The Expendables 4", adding that "we're trying to figure out a way to »
3 items from 2015
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