We’ve all got our little flaws, our secret shames — or not so secret, if we’re going to be talking about them. Nostra at My Film Views is organizing a Movie Confessions Blog-a-thon, with a set of thirteen questions about our movie viewing habits so we movie bloggers can get a few things off our chests. Or let other people point and laugh at us, whichever, it’s all good. Since I thought this sounded like a fun idea, here are my answers to Nostra’s questions. Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I reviewed Morons From Outer Space, and noted that I had gotten it in a really cheap DVD two-pack. Alien From L.A. is the other film from that two-pack, and it was obvious from the beginning that it was just as much a candidate for the Morbid Curiosity Files as Morons From Outer Space was.
Released in 1988 and directed by Albert Pyun, Alien From L.A. was one of many films by the prolific Cannon Group. Cannon released a lot of movies in the 1980s, including some action films starring Chuck Norris, some live-action fairy tale adaptations, and a veritable mother lode of films that straddled the line between “cheese” and “crap”. One guess as to which category this film falls into. If you need a hint, it was the starring vehicle and film debut for supermodel Kathy Ireland. Continue reading