Charlie and Rhonda are a sweet and comfortable married couple on vacation with their lovely daughter Daphne. They find a rundown boarding house and its haggard owner, Joseph, an ex-con ... See full summary »
Lev L. Spiro
Christopher M. Brown
Five miles below the Earth's surface, a group of scientists is working in self-imposed isolation, perfecting a series of DNA experiments that could literally change the world. But when one ... See full summary »
Weird, wacky and wild fun! Laugh out loud performances from George Wendt and Julie Brown in this sci-fi, dark comedy, western hybrid. (Leave it to Roger Corman!) I¹m a big fan of the b-film. And this is a shining example. We¹ve got aliens, blood, boobs, explosions, torture, sex, social satire and a ton of comedy (actually intentional!) Dave Payne seems to understand what type of film he¹s making and stays dead on track with the tone. The shoot out in the finale is a crafty take on every great western street show down. The witty camera work and ricochet action owes a lot to Sam Raimi¹s ³Quick and the Dead,² but director Dave Payne makes this movie his own. Michael McDonald (lately of Mad TV) wrote this sleeper hit.
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